Surgery's Open Secret: It Smells
Gas gangrene, in which bacteria infects and kills tissue with particular vigor, reeks. Peritonitis, an infection of the abdomen, is said to smell "pretty much like a rotting corpse." Partially digested blood is also not something anyone wants to catch ...
Atlas Obscura - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:41



Gas gangrene, bacterial infection caused by anaerobic Clostridium bacteria ...
gas-gangrene-bacterial-infection-caused-by-anaerobic-clostridium- Gas gangrene is a bacterial infection caused by anaerobic Clostridium bacteria, and it can affect the muscle tissues. Gas gangrene is a life-threatening condition, which can occur after ...
Bel Marra Health - Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:42



Gas gangrene occurred in horse after muscle injection
Clostridium novyi infection in horses is less frequent and usually fatal. Luana D'avila Farias and his colleagues from the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria describe the first report involving a case of acute myonecrosis – gas gangrene – in a horse ...
Horsetalk - Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:26



SWAT Caught Talking About Making Gunman Kill Himself
“We launched gas to get him out and that didn't work,” he said. “We were certainly not going to rush into the house to force an armed standoff after losing an officer. You're forced back to those negotiations and when he's not willing to talk you try ...
Daily Beast - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 03:57



Sixteen Years Ago, a Tragedy that Would Ignite a Coup Attempt in The Gambia
They reached a standoff with the police amid the haze of tear gas near the Gambia Technical Training Institute. The minister of the interior was ... Sainey Senghore, whose leg was hit by three bullets, got gangrene in his toes. Assan Suwareh was shot ...
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting - Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:48

Disability doesn't slow down Makinen man
Gas gangrene would set in. “They took my leg off. This happened 55 years ago, and I haven't slowed down yet,” he said with a laugh. His wife, the former Helen Vlaisavljevich of Eveleth, agrees with the man she met when she was a high school girl. Bob ...
Hibbing Daily Tribune - Fri, 01 Apr 2016 04:04



Multiple missions on American Legion's agenda
According an American soldier that was with Kincaid just before his capture, Kincaid was “still standing erect pouring lead into the Germans” when he last saw him. He died from his injuries, which included a broken leg and gas gangrene. Kincaid's ...
Monroe Monitor - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 22:37

My Chemical Romance, or My Chemical Apocalypse?
One of the most well-known large scale uses of chemical warfare was during World War I, when mustard gas (first synthesised in 1860) was first used by the Germans in 1917. It affected the eyes (sometimes leading to blindness), caused blisters to erupt ...
University Observer Online - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:00


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