Getting a Tattoo Might Also Stain Your Lymph Nodes

Scientists were already aware that pigments from tattoo ink can travel to the lymph nodes, critical components of the immune system that help fight off viruses and bacteria. Cutting edge X-ray technologies have now provided a look at what much smaller, and more toxic particles within the ink get up to, suggesting that these too can make the migration... Continue Reading Nanoparticles from tattoos can travel to the lymph nodes Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: European Synchrotron Radiation Facility Tattoo The Immune System Related Articles: European Synchrotron Radiation Facility succesfully analyzes zeolites Synthetic kitty litter ingredient could have many other applications X-ray microscope delivers unparalleled nanoscale images in 3D Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease using x-rays

Getting a Tattoo Might Also Stain Your Lymph Nodes

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Discover Magazine

This Might Make You Rethink Getting a Tattoo

There may be more to worry about than infections

Wed 13 Sep 17 from TIME

Nanoparticles from tattoos can travel to the lymph nodes

Scientists were already aware that pigments from tattoo ink can travel to the lymph nodes, critical components of the immune system that help fight off viruses and bacteria. Cutting ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Gizmag

Nanoparticles from tattoos circulate inside the body, study finds

The elements that make up the ink in tattoos travel inside the body in micro and nanoparticle forms and reach the lymph nodes, according to a study published in Scientific Reports on 12 September ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Scientists find that nanoparticles from tattoos travel inside the body, Tue 12 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

Tattoo Particles Circulate through the Body, May Impact Health

While some may find tattoos a bit unsightly (definitely not me, I have like ten), they’ve long been considered to be more or less safe. Yeah, you’re stabbing yourself with a needle ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Geek.com

In very rare cases, ink particles can clog lymph nodes and lead to severe reactions, such as necrosis of the skin.

Credit: Wang He/Getty ImagesBefore getting a tattoo, you probably spend a lot of time thinking about the design and colors, where you want it on your body, and which tattoo ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Discovery News

Traces of Tattoo May Reach the Lymph Nodes

If you're getting tattooed, find out what's in the ink the artist is using, researcher advises

Thu 14 Sep 17 from WebMD

Nanoparticles from Tattoos Travel Inside the Body, Study Shows

NewsThe elements that make up the ink in tattoos travel inside the body in micro and nanoparticle forms and reach the lymph nodes, according to a new study. Contributed Author: European ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Laboratory Equipment

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