• Instead of sweets or money, children begged for quinine, a medicine used to treat malaria.

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  • The 75-year-old woman from Skegness admitted leaving quinine tablets within reach of the one-year-old girl.

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  • Within a pair of identical twins, either both, or neither, will find quinine hard to swallow.

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  • Chloroquine or the similar compound quinine (an ingredient of tonic water) has been prescribed to prevent cramping.

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  • However, there are clearly genetic influences at work, as well—for example in the ability to taste quinine.

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  • Aspirin and Quinine come from trees, and digitalis, a medicine used in heart failure is extracted from the Foxglove.

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  • Unlike one-handed medicinal compounds isolated from nature—quinine, for example, which is used against malaria—laboratory reactions produce an equal mixture of left- and right-handed molecules.

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  • Phil Howes, prosecuting, said police later found a pack of opened quinine tablets, which are used for treating leg cramps and arthritis in adults, next to a pack of mints.

    BBC: Pills and bottle

  • Supposedly the science started in the 1850s when, in the lab of an English scientist, a dog that had been fed quinine bisulfate for an upset stomach urinated on a tray.

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  • Albemarle's physician may not have had as much success with his Spanish gold-seeking as his noble employer but the Atlantic slave trade, and the bartering and dealing in sugar and sugar-related products including the large-scale importing of cinchona bark - the source for quinine - and cacao, brought him comparable riches.

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