1990 Clinic of Zaragoza Radiotherapy Accident

December 7, 1990 in Zaragoza, Spain. After a malfunction of the electron accelerator used to treat patients with tumors at the Zaragoza Clinic, a repairman was sent out to fix the machine. Zaragoza Clinic On December 20, the Spanish Nuclear Safety Board conducted its annual inspection of the machine and discovered that for almost two … Continue reading 1990 Clinic of Zaragoza Radiotherapy Accident

Water Intoxication

Water Intoxication (or water poisoning) is caused when a person drinks too much water. The water gets into your bloodstream and dilutes electrolytes, particularly sodium. This excess water is absorbed by your cells and they swell. This is particularly dangerous in the brain. Symptoms of water intoxication include vomiting, headache, disorientation, frequent urination and fatigue. … Continue reading Water Intoxication