Tag: "atmosphere" at medical news
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
...dwide to the unexpected heat, humidity and special atmosphere
two kilometers (just over a mile) inside this Alpine peak. Bad Gastein used to be a gold mine, and produced more than 800 kilos (1,760 pounds) of the precious metal each year during its 16th-century heyday. These days it attracts those hunting for ...
Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day
...arriage." Luck and love were part of the chaotic atmosphere
on Friday in the city, when hundreds of couples lined up outside the Marriage Bureau in downtown Las Vegas, applying for marriage licenses on the last possible day to receive one in time for a July 7 wedding. Starting at around 5:00 am Saturday, co...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...exhorted the troops "not to act like women." In an atmosphere
of civil war militarism, he said, he felt equally threatened by the guerrillas, the armed forces and members of the right-wing squads who called themselves social cleansing committees. "To them, people like me were filth," he said. Often, Pilcher a...
Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study
...ide. All play a major role in the chemistry of the atmosphere
and as such are heavily involved in inter-relations between atmospheric chemistry and climate. According to Zhang, cars and trucks release VOCs, and he adds that gasoline evaporation occurs during gas station fill-ups, or during some industrial pro...
Fossilized Midges can Predict Climate Change: Study
...climate shifts occurred and the temperature of the atmosphere
at the time. Research suggests that the first s...ed to global warming. Scientists found that the atmosphere
cooled rapidly and cold periods lasted up to 50 years for one event and 150 years for the other. ...
Ukrainian Town Under A Canopy Of Toxic Skies
...Ukraine are not taking any chances. Following an atmosphere
poisoning of ignited yellow phosphorous, they have examined around 16, 000 people for possible symptoms of toxic poisoning. The incident near the Polish border (outside Lviv) was caused by a train derailment, which led to its crashing into pa...
Free Your Necktie and Stop Global Warming
...obal warming is the gradual warming of the Earth's atmosphere
reportedly caused by the burning of fossil fuels and industrial pollutants. In an unconventional campaign to combat climate change, the Italian Health Ministry said that freeing the neck of a tight-fitting tie immediately cools the body temperature...
New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes
...uing stream of reactive hydrogen radicals into the atmosphere
, killing microbes within minutes. Scientists say the Air Disinfector can be used to purge hospital wards of superbugs. "The same results could be obtained simply by opening all the windows of hospital wards, but that's not practical," said David...
China Cannot Be Blamed for Rising CO2 Emissions: Britain Official
... a moral case. Most of the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
have been put there by developed countries without the constraint of having to worry about the climate. That means we should bear the leading edge of responsibility", Ashton added. "Much of China's emissions growth", Ashton said, "was being driven...
US Observers Concerned Over Increasingly Permissive Atmosphere
is taking heavy toll of the US. Time something is done to protect the youth. How far? Where does one cross the line? These are always problematic questions, especially when it comes to sexual mores. Unrestrained hedonism could pose serious publi...
Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming
...ted each year, about 40 percent accumulates in the atmosphere
and about 30 percent is absorbed by the oceans. Sc...use trees and other plants release carbon into the atmosphere
as a result of widespread logging, burning and other forms of clearing land. The new research indi...
Children With Chronic Illness Die in Hospitals
... and families in helping them make decisions in an atmosphere
of mutual understanding, trust and respect. Over the 15-year period covered by the study, significant racial and ethnic disparities persisted, with the odds of dying at home remaining significantly lower among black and Hispanic children compared t...
Surgical Students Fail to Report Needle Stick Injuries
...geon to nurse," Makary said. "We need to create an atmosphere
of speaking up to ensure that no accident occurs." Early treatment with antiretroviral medications and administration of the HBV vaccine containing hepatitis B immune globulin can prevent infection in those exposed to HIV and HBV respectively. Trea...
Deforestation Plays a Critical Role in Climate Change: Study
... that they do not release the carbon back into the atmosphere
as has been suggested. However, it also demonstrates the need to avoid higher levels of global warming, which could slow the ability of forests to accumulate carbon, said Dr Canadell. He said while tropical deforestation will continue, slowing the ...
Transcontinental Wildfire Emissions Monitored from Space
... equal sensitivity from the uppermost layer of the atmosphere
down to the Earth surface where the carbon monoxid... 50% of the enhanced carbon monoxide levels in the atmosphere
Scientists Saying Against Trees Sparks Debate
...t trees put millions of tonnes of methane into the atmosphere
every year exacerbating the greenhouse effect. ...their methane measurements by growing plants in an atmosphere
saturated with a heavy carbon isotope, 13C. If the plants subsequently emitted methane (13CH4), it...
Poisoned Workers of Hindustan Lever Demand Treatment
...tions HLL dumped tons of mercury into the pristine atmosphere
of Kodaikanal. The Department of Atomic Energys Report shows that even 2 years after the factory was closed, there was 7 times more mercury in the air of Kodaikanal than considered safe for exposure of general populations in the European Union. Mer...
Saving Powers Of The Ocean On The Wane
...which have absorbed excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
for centuries, may be losing that ability. Res...oceans' removal of the carbon dioxide from Earth's atmosphere
has slowed global warming, this resultant pile-up since the industrial revolution has had another dr...
Southern Oceans Ability to Absorb CO2 Has Reached a Saturation Point: Study
...etion, has led to a release of stored CO2 into the atmosphere
and is preventing further absorption of the greenh...ter of the 500 gigatons of carbon emitted into the atmosphere
by humans. The possibility that in a warmer world the Southern Ocean the strongest ocean sink - is ...
Psychological Bullying Hits Just as Hard
...safe, and are less pleased with the general social atmosphere
of the school. Adolescent boys who are exposed to relational aggression are also more likely to carry a weapon to school. This is not the case for girls. A total of 1,335 African American and European American adolescents, aged 11 19 years, from a...
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