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Apricot kernels can give you cyanide poisoning

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A man in Australia gave himself cyanide poisoning while consuming apricot kernels meant to prevent his prostate cancer from returning.

Apricot Kernel Safety: Man Suffers Cyanide Poisoning After Taking Two Teaspoons Of Kernel Extract Daily

Huffington Post UK

A 67-year-old man has developed cyanide poisoning after consuming apricot kernel extract, doctors have revealed in the journal BMJ Case Reports.

Man taking alternative health supplements diagnosed with cyanide poisoning

CTV News / Sports

A 67-year-old man who took apricot kernel extract believing it would improve his health found that it gave him cyanide poisoning instead.

Cancer survivor suffered cyanide poisoning after eating excessive amounts of apricot kernel extract

Mirror Online

The 67-year-old was in remission for the cancer when he was found to have 25 times above acceptable levels of the toxin

A man who took apricot kernels to beat cancer got cyanide poisoning

The Verge

A 67-year-old man in Australia got cyanide poisoning from the apricot kernel extract he was taking to beat cancer. The man didn’t die, but he had abnormally low levels of oxygen in his body — a side effect of cyanide poisoning that can be…

Man suffers cyanide poisoning after self-medicating with apricots

DOCTORS have issued a warning about the dangers of taking unsubstantiated natural health remedies, after a Victorian man accidentally gave himself cyanide poisoning. According to a report published in the BMJ medical journal, the unnamed…

Melbourne Man Has Cyanide Poisoning After Self-Medicating With Apricot Kernels

Supplements, vitamins and other complementary medicines are a $3.5 billion industry in Australia, but one Melbourne man has highlighted the potentially life-threatening consequences of taking health fads and so-called "miracle diets" too…

He thought apricot kernels would give him cancer immunity. They gave him cyanide poisoning instead

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A man who for five years took daily doses of apricot kernel extract – touted as a natural cancer shield – ended up with cyanide poisoning, a medical journal reported Tuesday.

Cancer patient gets cyanide poisoning from apricot kernels

www.dailymail.co.uk

Doctors at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne found the unidentified patient to have 25 times above the safe limit of the toxin in his body - an amount that can have serious side effects.

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Apricot kernels can give you cyanide poisoning

A man in Australia gave himself cyanide poisoning while consuming apricot kernels meant to prevent his prostate cancer from returning.

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Apricot Kernel Safety: Man Suffers Cyanide Poisoning After Taking Two Teaspoons Of Kernel Extract Daily

A 67-year-old man has developed cyanide poisoning after consuming apricot kernel extract, doctors have revealed in the journal BMJ Case Reports.