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  • Rattlesnakes
  • Rattlesnakes are the kind most likely to bite you in the U.S., and almost all the deaths reported are from them. (webmd.com)
  • With computer scientist Caleb Phillips of University of Colorado-Boulder, Lipman collected and examined bite reports - all of them rattlesnakes - from every phone call made to the California Poison Control System from 1997 to 2017. (mercurynews.com)
  • deadliest snake
  • The effects on coagulation of some of the deadliest snake venoms in the world--South American, North American and even African, such the cobra's--can be delayed by a treatment that could be delivered with a device much like an EpiPen used for allergic reactions," said Dr. Nielsen, who is working toward developing the treatment to work in humans. (eurekalert.org)
  • rattlesnake
  • An analysis of 5,365 snakebites in California by Stanford University scientists found that the number of rattlesnake bites increases after periods of rainy weather - but decreases after a drought. (mercurynews.com)
  • TUCSON, Ariz. - A University of Arizona researcher developing a therapy to prevent or delay the dangerous results of rattlesnake and other venomous snakebites in humans has shown that a combination of carbon monoxide and iron inhibits snake venom's effects for up to an hour in animals, a major advance in bringing the treatment to market. (eurekalert.org)
  • Wear
  • Leave the beads off the rings and continue to use the open rings to create snake bites whenever you want to wear them. (ehow.com)
  • The best way to avoid being bitten is to be aware of your surroundings and wear closed-toe shoes when outdoors, he said. (wtop.com)
  • brown snake
  • Karl Berry, age 26, reportedly grabbed the deadly brown snake near a training field in the Northern Territory on Tuesday, believing it was a harmless python, and threw it into some bushes to keep it away from children playing nearby. (news24.com)
  • Christian Wright, 33, was bitten on his foot by a brown snake at the bottom of a gorge in a remote part of Karijini National Park some 1 400 kilometres north of Perth in Western Australia last month. (news24.com)
  • swollen
  • My son Aiden came home with a swollen bite mark on his calf after riding his skateboard down there (near Walnut Creek along the trail)," wrote Rebecca White, a Waterbury area resident on Feb. 29. (dmcityview.com)
  • wound
  • local (around the site of the bite): increasing and massive swelling of the whole arm, even if the bite wound is located right out on the hand. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Inside the kit are for plastic cups, a safety razor to remove hair from the body, sting care pads for pain relief, alcohol pads for wound cleanup, a complete bite and sting book and a carrying case. (aginfo.com)
  • reptile
  • But before the venomous reptile could bite her, one of her golden retrievers intervened. (yahoo.com)
  • A diagnosis of White's injury revealed the bite to be that of a rare reptile of the Bitis arietans family, according to special agent Peter Patter of the Federal Environmental Anomalies Reserve Agency (FEARA). (dmcityview.com)
  • often
  • In several of these bites, people went outdoors in bare feet or sandals, often in the dark. (poison.org)
  • take
  • Only if someone has been bitten should you make sure that the snake is killed and take it along for identification, but hold it by its tail and continue to watch out for its head, or preferably put it in a sack that can be held away from the body. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • If you can take a picture or describe the snake, that's good but not essential. (poison.org)
  • Take off your fake snake bites as soon as you're finished wearing them. (ehow.com)
  • laboratory
  • VDKs can have significant rates of snake misidentification with both false positives and false negatives and should therefore only be performed by an experienced laboratory technician. (rch.org.au)
  • Vance G. Nielsen, MD , professor and vice chair for research in the UA Department of Anesthesiology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, has confirmed that, if given soon enough after a snake bite, the carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy directly can inhibit snake venom's ability to block blood clotting in laboratory animals for as long as an hour. (eurekalert.org)
  • people
  • Snakebites aren't very common in the U.S., even for people who spend a lot of time outdoors. (webmd.com)
  • The beginning of warmer weather is the beginning of snakebite season, usually much sooner than people expect. (poison.org)
  • Snakebites can be treated, and bites generally are less dangerous than many people assume. (poison.org)
  • His research team found that California's snakebite capital - with nearly 97 bites when calculated per 1 million people - is Mariposa County, which stretches from the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada into Yosemite National Park. (mercurynews.com)
  • Using that same calculation, the data shows 9 bites per 1 million people in Contra Costa County, 6.5 in Santa Cruz County, 4.1 in Santa Clara County, 2.8 in Alameda County and only 1.7 in San Mateo County. (mercurynews.com)
  • News
  • He then went for a run, not realising it had bitten him on the finger, before collapsing, the Northern Territory News said on Friday. (news24.com)
  • common
  • Lipman, who routinely treats patients with venomous snakebites and serves as research director for the global ultrarunning competition Racing the Planet , sought to test the conventional wisdom: Snakebites are more common during prolonged dry weather. (mercurynews.com)
  • Evan Raney's Snake Bit is an intricate carcass design conceived on a road trip through the deserts of Arizona and New Mexico where animal skeletal remains are common. (2modern.com)
  • known
  • If you are considering snake bite piercings but don't want to make a permanent commitment just yet, or if you're under 18 years of age and therefore too young to get pierced, you can fake snake bites with inexpensive jewelry known as captive bead rings. (ehow.com)
  • poison
  • Be sure to call Poison Control promptly if someone is bitten. (poison.org)
  • The American Association of Poison Control Centers would like to offer its new poster on snake bite safety to Scouts and Scouters free of charge. (scouting.org)
  • Results
  • Dr. Vance G. Nielsen has published results of a carbon monoxide-iron-based therapy he has developed that directly inhibits snake venom's effects for as long as an hour in animals. (eurekalert.org)
  • Actually
  • After some discussion and investigation we became aware he had picked up a snake off the hockey field and it had actually bitten him on the finger. (news24.com)