What’s Sarin Gas?

By | September 10th, 2013|General|

Acetylcholine is a chemical in your body called a neurotransmitter that allows nerves to communicate with other nerves, glands, and muscles.  It works in your body in tandem with acetylcholinesterase, which is the enzyme used to break down the acytylcholine.  It's like a tennis volley...  the two chemicals work hand in hand to keep your nerves operating right.  [...]

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Guillain Barre

By | July 11th, 2011|General|

A couple of folks from the CDC have been in Arizona this week to help us (and Sonora) to investigate an unusual number of cases (8 in Arizona and 8 in Sonora) of Guillain Barre syndrome .  The Arizona cases are in the Yuma area.  It’s a rare condition that rarely (but occasionally) happens several days after [...]