Tag: "alarms" at medical news
US Observers Concerned Over Increasingly Permissive Atmosphere
...ied hard drugs like cocaine and crack. What most alarms
researchers is how young they start. "We have a public health problem in that we still see a lot of adults reporting their sexual debut at a pretty young age," said Dr. Kathryn Porter of the National Center for Health Statistics, who led the surve...
Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study
...clinical practice." Previous studies have raised alarms
about other factors that could affect male fertility by raising scrotal temperatures. French researchers reported in 2000 that driving a car for two hours raised the temperature by more than 2 degrees Celsius. A report from doctors in Kiel, Germany, ...
Potential Threats of Bioterrorism
...onse,” notes Dr. Cohen. “It is not surprising that alarms
and warnings about potential dangers in general could also elevate anxiety and stress. Public health messages, like those to encourage quitting smoking or not driving after drinking, take advantage of this likely response in order to promote an avers...
Mummy’s Voice More Effective than Smoke Alarm
...se who woke up to the tone. Smith said that both alarms
were created using a large speaker as well as soun... younger than 10. In 42 percent of the cases smoke alarms
were not present and alarms
did not operate in 21 percent. According to Drengenberg statistics do...
Smoke Alarm Too Mild To Alert Elderly From Sleep
...vel study intending to gauge the efficacy of smoke alarms
has suggested that high pitched smoke alarms
may not be able to alert the elderly. The research conducted on 42// adults, between the ages of 65 ...
AAP Urges Families To Create Emergency Disaster Plans
...Ensure your child knows what smoke detectors, fire alarms
and local community warning systems (horns and sirens) sound like and what to do when they hear them. - Explain to children how and when to call for help. Keep emergency phone numbers where family members can find them. - Pick an out-of-state fa...
Committee Set Up to Review Safety of CT Scans
...based program. Whole body CT scans can cause false alarms
and be potentially misleading. We do have concerns over people going for scans in the private sector on an ad-hoc basis."...
Patients Receiving Treatment with Radiotherapy Might trigger Security Alarms
... be warned on the possibility of setting off// the alarms
in airports even after many weeks of their treatme...owing the case where a 46-year-old man had set off alarms
at Orlando airport in Florida six weeks after his treatment. It was reported that the person was det...
Violence Against NHS Staff On The Raise
...at would include CCTV camera, 24-hour security and alarms
for A&E staff. It was explained that the staff are being encouraged to report acts of violence and aggression promptly so that immediate action can be taken and if necessary reported to the police. <br...
Health Service Holds Fort on Safety Measures
...de closed circuit cameras across the state, duress alarms
and mores security personnel. Adequate training has been imparted to personnel to handle tricky and sensitive situations well. <br...
Early Screening For Cancer May Save Lives
...in the early stages. There were also several false alarms
during the screening process which also gave rise to considerable anxiety. A biopsy may also result in a collapsed lung sometimes. The chief aim of the study is to ascertain if early detection can really lead to lives being saved. The adenocarcinoma ...
Breast cancer ignorance revealed
... say that to speed early detection - but cut false alarms
- women should be "aware" of their breasts and any new changes such as lumps, and should make sure they attend breast screening sessions. But fewer than half of the women in the survey, which was supported by high street chemist chain Boots, said t...