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Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage

... Md. (August 4, 2009) Divers who held their breath for several minutes had elevated levels of a ... S100B into the blood suggests that holding one's breath for a long time disrupts the blood-brain barrier, ... routinely dive to depths of 90 feet on a single breath while others dive in the 15-30 foot range. ...

A breath mint made from... coffee?

... We all know why Starbucks puts boxes of breath mints close to the cash register. Your morning ... new research from Tel Aviv University by renowned breath specialist Prof. Mel Rosenberg of TAU's Sackler ... month to members of the International Society for breath Odor Research in Germany by Yael Gov, a ...

American Chemical Society weekly presspac -- June 10, 2009

... nose" to sniff out kidney disease in exhaled breath ACS Nano Scientists in Israel have identified the key substances in exhaled breath associated with healthy and diseased kidneys ... of an experimental "electronic nose" on exhaled breath of laboratory rats with no kidney function and ...

Are you okay to kiss?

... A quick breath check in the palm of your hand can never give ... you're better off asking a trusted friend if your breath is sweet. But what if a friend isn't around when ... come up with the ultimate solution a pocket-size breath test which lets you know if malodorous bacteria ...

Scientists test device to track medication adherence in patients with HIV/AIDS

... and hazard for the entire population. Now, a breath monitoring device developed by scientists at the ... than a shoebox, records the results of each breath test, allowing patients to bring a memory card or ... measure the volatile byproduct in the volunteers breath using a small detector. The scientists say their ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 14, 2007

... Sweet magnolia: Tree bark extract fights bad breath and tooth decay Journal of Agricultural and ... Scientists in Illinois are reporting that breath mints made with magnolia bark extract kill most oral bacteria that cause bad breath and tooth decay within 30 minutes. The extract ...

Stomach ulcer bug causes bad breath

... people with halitosis (6.4%). In these people, the concentration of a bad breath gas and the level of oral disease was significantly higher. In patients ... in their mouths. "Halitosis is a common problem in humans, and bad breath is largely caused by periodonitis, tongue debris, poor oral hygiene and ...

Is yakult helpful in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome?

... directly related to the genesis of IBS symptoms. An ERBHAL on a lactulose breath test may indicate SIBO. Antibiotics and elemental diets have been shown to ... there was a significant shift in the time of first rise on the lactulose breath test indicating a reduction in SIBO. If these findings are confirmed by ...

Protein regulates movement of mitochondria in brain cells

... the keys to identifying the function of HUMMR has been the appreciation in that the body operates at a relatively low oxygen level. While the air we breath consists of approximately 20% oxygen, the cells in the brain sit at somewhere between 2-5% oxygen. This creates a "normal" state of hypoxia in the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

... inhale the infected particles as they spray into the air from drills and other cutting tools. HP's symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath and chills. The scientists describe their first-of-its kind identification of 33 proteins in M. immunogenum that seem to be involved in ...

Gutsy germs succumb to baby broccoli

... infection at the start of the study, after four and eight weeks of treatment, and again eight weeks after intervention was stopped. They used breath tests to assess colonization by H. pylori bacteria and blood tests to judge the severity of inflammation in the stomach lining; in addition, they ...

After a few drinks, older adults more impaired than they think

... least one drink a month. Within each group, some individuals were given alcohol while others were given a placebo beverage that did not elevate their breath alcohol levels. The groups were carefully matched by gender, body mass index, history of alcohol consumption and other demographic characteristics. ...

Marked improvement in body image, physical stamina, post-surgical pectus patients report

... Patients answered similar questions. Both patients and parents also answered questions about whether the patient suffered pain or shortness of breath when exercising. Patients and parents reported striking improvements psychologically and physically. "One of the most interesting things we ...

Adult stem cell breakthrough

... The 30-year-old mother of two, suffering from collapsed airways following a severe case of TB, was hospitalised in March 2008 with acute shortness of breath rendering her unable to carry out simple domestic duties or care for her children. The only conventional option remaining was a major operation to ...

Franklin Square to study airway bypass procedure for severe emphysema

... widespread emphysema/COPD. The trial focuses on airway bypass, a bronchoscopic procedure designed to reduce lung hyperinflation and shortness of breath (the clinical hallmarks of emphysema/COPD) by making new pathways for trapped air to exit the lungs. During the airway bypass procedure, new ...

Researchers discover that growing up too fast may mean dying young in honey bees

... behavior at approximately 3 weeks of age. Each day after this transition, a foraging bee (which weighs only 80 mg, or roughly equivalent to a breath mint) will on average fly 8 km (5 miles), contract their wing muscles approximately 4,000,000 times, and reduce approximately 60 ml of pure oxygen in ...

New beta-blocker to offer hope to heart and lung sufferers

... research, Dr Jill Baker from the School of Biomedical Sciences said: "Once developed, this molecule will cause much less wheezing and shortness of breath and should be able to be given safely to the hundreds of thousands of patients with both heart and lung diseases. Furthermore, because it will have ...

Weill Cornell science briefs June/July 2008

... blood cells -- is mutated and non-functioning, resulting in a low red-blood-cell count. Common symptoms of the disease include fatigue, shortness of breath and an enlarged spleen, called splenomegaly, caused by a buildup of malformed red blood cells within the body. The spleen works to filter out these ...

International conference to release new findings on smell and taste

... The Vomeronasal Organ a sixth sense: fact or fallacy? Sniffing out Alzheimer's Disease with an MRI scan of the "smell" brain Can a breath test replace the blood test at the doctor's office? Intranasal Insulin alters brain chemistry, reduces anxiety, and enhances memory ...

Taking a cue from breath fresheners, researcher develops new method for taste testing

... film. When dry, the films are carefully removed, and cut into one-inch-square strips. He said that pullulan, a major ingredient of the Listerine breath strips, is tasteless and dissolves within seconds in the mouth. Methocel is added in small amounts to increase the tensile strength of the pullulan ...

Avoiding Spleen Removal for Cooley's Anemia SufferersAvoiding spleen removal for Cooley's anemia suf

... blood cells -- is mutated and non-functioning, resulting in a low red-blood-cell count. Common symptoms of the disease include fatigue, shortness of breath and an enlarged spleen, called splenomegaly, caused by a buildup of malformed red blood cells within the body. The spleen works to filter out these ...

2 new therapies show promise for cancer patients

... for approximately 450 days and is ongoing, Von Hoff says, with almost no side effects beyond minimal hair loss. He came to us short of breath and in pain, but he has had a very dramatic response with this drug, Von Hoff said. Further evaluations of the study participants measured the ...

Actor-robots 'staff' part of new $5M simulation training center

... 12 examination rooms where students practice routine exams on actors posing as patients with particular complaints and symptoms. The mannequins have breath sounds and heart tones, palpable pulses, and a monitor that displays vital signs as students, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals ...

First wind turbines on Galapagos Islands will halve diesel imports, reduce risk of future oil spills

... In January 2001, the world held its breath when the tanker Jessica, loaded with 150,000 gallons of fuel, struck a reef and began breaking up in the heart of one of the most precious, famous ...

'Swish-and-spit' test accurate for cancer

... A morning gargle could someday be more than a breath freshener it could spot head and neck cancer, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Their new study of a mouth rinse that ...

Why diving marine mammals resist brain damage from low oxygen

... oxygen, particularly during exercise. Contrast that with Weddell seals, animals that dive and hunt under the Antarctic sea ice. They hold their breath for as long as 90 minutes, and remain active and mentally alert the whole time. The seals aren't fazed at all by low levels of oxygen that would ...

Elevated nitric oxide in blood is key to high altitude function for Tibetans

... study continues to unravel the mysteries of high altitude adaption and follows Bealls 2001 study, published in Nature, on the NO levels in exhaled breath of Tibetans, which were found to be 25 percent greater than that of local Cleveland residents. There was also a related paper on NO and pulmonary ...

Positive results for airway bypass

... supported and kept open by Exhale Drug-Eluting Stents. The hope is to improve quality of life by relieving severe symptoms including shortness of breath and hyperinflation of the chest. Emphysema, a component of COPD, is a chronic, progressive, and irreversible lung disease characterized by the ...

Living fossils have hot sex

... These cycads heat up, and associated with that heating is a huge increase in volatile fragrances emitted by the cone, Terry says. It takes your breath away. Its a harsh, overwhelming odor like nothing you ever smelled before. Think of a guy with too much after shave, Roemer says. ...

New method reveals substances on surfaces of any kind

... a further development of the method recently published by the group in which the researchers successfully detected various substances in the breath in a simple manner. Using their enhanced method, they can now also very precisely track down substances on surfaces of any kind. Both methods are ...

New CPR promises better results by compressing abdomen, not Chest

... they change positions." OAC-CPR requires only one rescuer. Instead of two breaths for every 30 chest compressions, the new procedure provides a breath for every abdominal compression because pushing on the abdomen depresses the diaphragm toward the head, expelling air from the lungs. The release of ...

Helium helps patients breathe easier

... with severe COPD typically struggle for every breath while exercising and any improvements that could ... one of the primary reasons for the shortness of breath experienced by these patients. Combining the ... as hard to breathe and they are not so short of breath during exercise, which allows them to do more," ...

Colour sensor breath test can detect lung cancer

... A breath test can successfully pick up lung cancer with ... changes in the unique chemical signature of the breath of people with lung cancer. Metabolic ... researchers used the colour sensor to test the breath of 122 people with different types of respiratory ...

Can dogs smell cancer?

... can detect cancers only by sniffing the exhaled breath of cancer patients. In this study, five ... to detect lung or breast cancer by sniffing the breath of cancer participants. The trial itself was ... During the study, the dogs were presented with breath samples from the cancer patients and the ...

Researchers win money to develop breath test to detect breast cancer

... University of Michigan hope to change that by developing a device to test breath for the presence of metabolites associated with breast cancer. The team ... called metabolites that could mark breast cancer, are present in breath and urine. "We realized that if one could put these molecules in a ...

Chemical warfare agent detection technology used to treat lung disease

... new technique which is able to detect 'unhealthy' molecules present in the breath of a patient. The technology is currently being tested at Wythenshawe ... were being given the right amount of steroids from the molecules in their breath which relate to the severity of the inflammation in their lungs." NWLRC ...

Gene expression patterns predict rapid decline in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients

... Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic lung disease typically characterized by the slow but progressive onset of shortness of breath or cough. Most patients live about five years after diagnosis. However, according to a new study being published today in the online journal PLoS ...

Percutaneous aortic valve replacement safe, successful in high-risk patients

... has difficulty pumping blood from the left ventricle to the rest of the body. The result is a back-up of fluid into the lungs and severe shortness of breath with even minimal activity. With the CoreValve system, aortic valve replacement is performed by threading a special delivery catheter through ...

Study offers clues to 'Broken Heart Syndrome'

... coronary angiography. The most common symptom of broken heart syndrome was chest pain, in 70 percent of patients, followed by shortness of breath in 33 percent. All patients had ECG changes suggestive of an acute coronary syndrome, a term that encompasses both heart attack and unstable angina. ...
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