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Arsenic is a chemical element with symbol As and atomic number 33. Arsenic occurs in many ... Arsenic and its compounds, especially the trioxide, are used in the production of pesticides, treated wo...

ARSENIC: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings - WebMD

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Despite serious safety concerns, arsenic is often used as a part of extremely diluted homeopathic remedies that are used for digestive disorders, food poisoning, ...

Arsenic

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In spite of the well-known toxic effects of arsenic, Fowler's solution, a 1% solution of potassium arsenite (K3AsO3), discovered in 1786, was the most widely used ...

Arsenic - American Cancer Society

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People can also be exposed to higher levels of arsenic in some other ways. Very high doses have been used in murder or suicide attempts. Some jobs may ...

Arsenic shows promise as cancer treatment, study finds | News ...

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Jul 12, 2010 ... Specifically, a form called arsenic trioxide has been used as a therapy for a particular type of leukemia for more than 10 years. Now researchers ...

Arsenic facts - King County

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May 8, 2014 ... Arsenic is used in ammunition manufacturing because it helps to create harder and rounder bullets. Arsenic is used in small quantities in ...

Arsenic, Chemical Element - water, uses, elements, metal, gas ...

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Overview. Arsenic compounds have been known since at least the days of Ancient Greece and Rome (thousands of years ago). They were used by physicians ...

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A small amount of arsenic is used in alloys. An alloy is made by melting and then mixing two or more metals. The mixture has properties different from those of ...

Arsenic Trioxide Drug Information - Chemocare

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Arsenic Trioxide (Trisenox) side effects, what it's used for, how it's given, how it works, drug type, precautions and self care tips.

Introduction: The History of Arsenic Trioxide in Cancer Therapy

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Because of its significant medicinal properties, arsenic has been used as a therapeutic agent for more than 2,400 years [1]. In the 15th century, William Withering ...

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Arsenic: medicinal double-edged sword - Healio

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Hemonc Today | For over 2400 years, arsenic — from the Greek word arsenikon, meaning “potent” — has been used as both a therapeutic agent and a poison.

Arsenic - Element information, properties and uses | Periodic Table

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Element Arsenic (As), Group 15, Atomic Number 33, p-block, Mass 74.922. Sources, facts, uses, scarcity (SRI), podcasts, alchemical symbols, videos and ...

Arsenic used to treat leukemia - Phys.org

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Apr 12, 2010 ... (PhysOrg.com) -- Arsenic, known in the West mainly as a poison, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for around two thousand years ...