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Gut bacteria key to protecting against arsenic poisoning

Long-term exposure to arsenic is associated with increased risk of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

Jan 08, 2019, 14:41 PM IST

Did writer Jane Austen die of arsenic poisoning?

Famed British writer Jane Austen may have died of cataracts developed due to arsenic poisoning, researchers at The British Library suggest. Austen, the author of novels such as 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility' mysteriously died at the early age of 41.

Mar 14, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Ponds not responsible for arsenic poisoning

Arsenic is a naturally occurring trace element that causes skin lesions, respiratory failure and cancer when present in high concentrations in drinking water.

Nov 03, 2011, 13:43 PM IST