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“ Economy Class Syndrome

...d seats typical of the economy class section of an aircraft made it harder for people to move around during long flights, thus making it easier for blood clots to develop. This study looked at 878 air travelers who completed at least 10 hours of air travel over six weeks. All took flights lasting at least fo...

Noise pollution can cause harm in cognitive development of children

...s to find the schools that had maximum exposure to aircraft noise and road traffic and matched them with contr... schools being closer to noise pollutants. Chronic aircraft noise affected the reading comprehension abilities and recognition memories of the children. They al...

Airlines Pilot At Heightened Risk Of Having Cataracts

...me as pilots, annual number of hours flown on each aircraft type, time tables, flight profiles and individual cumulative radiation doses calculated by computer. Among the 71 cases with nuclear cataract, 15 were employed as commercial pilots, whereas among the 374 controls (without nuclear cataract), 64 were ...

The Return Of The Clemenceau: Happy India

... Jacques Chirac, which requires the decommissioned aircraft carrier Clemenceau to be sent back to France, represents the overall victory of Indian workers, social support groups and environmentalists worldwide. The order has been issued following dismissal of the proposed transfer of the ship that is laden wi...

Doctors Protest Against Allowing Nurses To Perform Minor Surgeries

...rusting airhostesses // with the responsibility of aircraft control. Furthermore, the British Medical Association (BMA) has been urged to alert the public that nurses are not qualified enough to conduct operations on patients. More than 130 doctors have indeed agreed that nurses should not be allowed to int...

Jets Can Now Be Propelled By Coal-based Fuel

...t fuel for the next generation of high performance aircraft that would require very thermally stable fuels. Now that fuel prices have soared and we need to lower fuel costs, develop secure fuel sources and decrease dependence on foreign oil, there is a major shift in thinking about fuel and its sources. "T...

NCC To Sign Mou With UN For AIDS Awareness Programme

...this year is Rs 402 crore. NCC has obtained a new aircraft Super Demona for training and 54 expeditions to the Himalayas have been carried out from 1970. The NCC would obtain land for constructing NCC cities, to facilitate the location of all facilities, including selection board, playground and office build...

WHO Issues Fresh Guidelines To Long Distance Air Travelers

... confined places. The guidelines also advise that aircraft ventilation systems should continue to operate when the aircraft is delayed on the ground and the doors closed. If not in operation, ground delays should be kept to ...

Officer of Anti-Submarine Squadron Quarantined With Tuberculosis

...n July 6th after a six-month deployment aboard the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, the Navy said yesterday. The sailor became sick in early June and was initially diagnosed as having pneumonia by ship's medical staff, but was later readmitted to the San Diego Naval Medical Center after his symptoms recurre...

On-board Avian Flu Testing Labs on US Navy Ships

...ratories on the US Seventh Fleet's flagship and an aircraft carrier, the company confirmed Monday.// The H5N1 testing facilities are on the flagship USS Blue Ridge and the carrier USS Kitty Hawk, said Rosemary Tan, chief executive of Veredus Laboratories. Veredus, founded three years ago, also makes malari...

Understanding the Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Decision-Making

...ns and fulfilling all the briefing, debriefing and aircraft pre- and post-flight requirements, he recalled that he and the crew looked like "the walking dead." "I don't think you really know the fatigue that sets into your body until you are finally able to rest," he said. "Even though I was getting enough...

French Ship docks in Alang, Gujarat

... much deliberation had recalled the decommissioned aircraft carrier Clemenceau which was on its way to Alang, after an exhaustive drive launched by Greenpeace and other environmental groups. ...

Flying Eye Hospital Brings Hope for Eye Patients in Africa

...wn on the table in the operating room on the DC-10 aircraft on the tarmac at Accra's Kotoka International Airport, //little did he know that the operation was being broadcast live to about a dozen doctors, ophthalmologists and trainees. His surgery was carried out by a British expert assisted by a Ghanaian d...

French Surgeons Take Off for First 'Gravity-free' Surgery

...f French surgeons took off on a specially equipped aircraft early Wednesday from Merignac Airport in Bordeaux to attempt the first-ever operation // carried out in weightless conditions, the Bordeaux University Hospital Centre (CHU) said. The Airbus A300 is equipped with a special surgical module, which co...

Antacids also control oral bacteria

... help of F. nucleatum, which serves almost like an aircraft landing strip atop an aircraft carrier, allowing planes (or in this case, bacteria) to set down. With the help of F.nucleatum, thes...

Spanish Doctor to Examine Cuban Leader Castro

...uld undergo additional surgery. Flying aboard an aircraft chartered by the Cuban government, the doctor brought with him medical technology not available in Cuba, the report added. The 80-year-old Castro transferred power to his younger brother in July before undergoing surgery for a bowel condition. No...

Asia Pacific Region Officials Agree to Curb Aviation Pollution

...tion fuel is burnt at high altitudes. Consequently aircraft emissions become nearly three times as damaging to the atmosphere as the carbon dioxide from ground transport, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says. GPL...

Robotic Surgeon to Team Up With Doctors, Astronauts on NASA Mission

...nicating with the operating tent using an unmanned aircraft equipped with a wireless transmitter. The NASA mission poses new challenges. Researchers shrank the computers and power supplies that support the robot so they can be carried in dive bags by technical scuba divers and fit into the limited space. Mo...

Health Checks on Workers Dismantling Blue Lady in Gujarat

...uary last year, France recalled its decommissioned aircraft carrier Clemenceau after an outcry over the asbestos it contained. But the Gujarat Maritime Board, which leases out the yards in Alang, says they can handle toxic and hazardous waste....

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

...re effective at building security than bombers and aircraft carriers....

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