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  1. photo What are <b>organophosphates</b>? (And why are they so deadly?)What are organophosphates? (And why are they so deadly?)News
    the poisoning process. After leaving the factory, the chemicals are often sprayed on crops and plants. Organophosphates may travel into the soil and water, settling in puddles. The chemicals may break downRead more
  2. photo New Research Finds Pesticides May Be Making You… Smaller?New Research Finds Pesticides May Be Making You… Smaller?Article
    that are classified as nerve agents. Early uses of organophosphates were as nerve toxin poisons in the development of weapons during World War II. Malathion is one of the most common organophosphates and is routinelyRead more
  3. photo Autism, brain and CNS disorders overwhelmingly linked to people in close proximity to pesticide sprayingAutism, brain and CNS disorders overwhelmingly linked to people in close proximity to pesticide sprayingNews
    of pesticides. Expecting mothers residing near the application of organophosphates had a 60 percent higher risk of their baby developing autism. The risk was even higher for babies exposed during the thirdRead more
  4. photo Seven days on an organic diet eliminates 90 percent of pesticide accumulation in humansSeven days on an organic diet eliminates 90 percent of pesticide accumulation in humansNews
    in Environmental Research showed that eating an organic diet for just one week reduces the amount of pesticide poisoning in the body by 90 percent. That kind of reduction is nothing to scoff at, and the factRead more
  5. photo Manufactured epidemics: Big Pharma's denial of truth behind Polio puts human species at riskManufactured epidemics: Big Pharma's denial of truth behind Polio puts human species at riskNews
    The disease popularly known as polio is not just caused by the virus of the same name but by an interaction of that virus with neurological poisons in the form of pesticides, warns Dr. Kenneth PaulRead more
  6. photo McDonald's french fries are doused with extremely toxic chemical to kill aphids that cause discolorationMcDonald's french fries are doused with extremely toxic chemical to kill aphids that cause discolorationNews
    that contain the active ingredient called methamidophos. So, just how toxic is methamidophos? From Toxipedia.com: "Methamidophos is a highly toxic, highly regulated systemic and residual organophosphateRead more
  7. photo South Carolina sprays for Zika, further decimates honeybee populationSouth Carolina sprays for Zika, further decimates honeybee populationNews
    poisoning. This heartbreaking news is not terribly surprising; the tidal wave of bee deaths follows a local government decision to spray a number of areas across the country with Naled, a type of pesticideRead more
  8. photo Beyond honey bees, neonicotinoid pesticides now found to be killing baby birdsBeyond honey bees, neonicotinoid pesticides now found to be killing baby birdsNews
    Hans de Kroon said.Systemic poison In the past 20 years, neonicotinoids have become one of the fastest-growing pesticide classes. In contrast to most other pesticides, which must be sprayed directly ontoRead more
  9. photo Soy-based lunch kills 22 children in India: Have GMOs and pesticides become instant killers?Soy-based lunch kills 22 children in India: Have GMOs and pesticides become instant killers?News
    investigations," said R.K. Singh, the medical superintendent at the local children's hospital in Patna, Bihar's capital. "We prepared antidotes and treated thefor organic phosphorus poisoning," he added, notingRead more
  10. photo Baby formula is loaded with GMOs - Avoid these brandsBaby formula is loaded with GMOs - Avoid these brandsNews
    (due to its prolific usage) as well as other organophosphates and genetically engineered foods in non-organic commercial formulas, these are not an option for infant feeding. In order to ensureRead more

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Organophosphate poisoning

Disease

Organophosphate poisoning results from exposure to organophosphates (OPs), which cause the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (AChE), leading to the accumulation of acetylcholine (ACh) in the body. Organophosphate poisoning most commonly results from exposure to insecticides or nerve agents. OPs are one of the most common causes of poisoning worldwide, and are frequently intentionally used in...More