Tag: "arctic" at medical news
Bright arctic lights to cause headaches
People suffering from migraines and living in the arctic
area may have more attacks of headaches triggered// by the bright arctic
lights. Researchers of Norway, who had presented the findings at the American Academy of Neurology ...
Time to wake up as conservationists
...ce and tall shrub dynamics in the western Canadian arctic
andsubarctic. Julia McCleave from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada) will study the regional integration of national parks in Canada. Ivan Diaz from Santiago, Chile, and the University of Flo...
Are We To Be Blamed for The Bird Flu
...AIN suggests that maybe the migrating swallows and arctic
terns are not carrying the H5N1 flu virus after all but the large and unregulated agribusiness could be to blame. That the disease rarely occurs in small family flocks but rather mostly in farm factories where thousands of chickens are raised, under ...
Durable Critters Provides Better Way to Human Egg Preservation
...es bread with his children does as well. Similarly arctic
wood frogs use the sugar, glucose, to tolerate frigid temperatures until the summer thaw. While humans don’t naturally produce trehalose, researchers think they can use it to safely preserve human eggs – and those of endangered species – giving bet...
Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem
...ve Donald Tsang's solutions -- turning notoriously arctic
air conditioning systems up a couple of degrees and dressing down for the office over the summer months -- have failed to impress. "It is a total sham and a shame," said Christian Masset, chairman of the environmental pressure group Clear the Air, of...
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...year on record for that part of the Arctic. Some arctic
ponds have drained when the permafrost melted beneath them, these ponds sit above bedrock. But Cape Herschel had existed for millennia ice for 10 months of the year and liquid in July and August in depressions in the bedrock, so the water could o...