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Pollution could be a risk

...ttack. These fine particles are mainly produced by car engines, power plants, refineries and other industries.// Professor Douglas Dockery, from the Harvard School of Public Health, believes the PM2.5s are dangerous because they can get into the tissues of the lungs more easily.He said: "They can get p...

Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims

... with crush and broken bone injuries from falls or car wrecks....

Fasten belt at the back seat

Belting up the seat belts at the back seat of the car is essential. According to researchers in Japan the majority of deaths of front-seat car passengers could be prevented if those in the back used seat belts.We already know that using a rear...

Particulate matter affects lung development

...e from the burning of fossil fuels (exhaust from a car or truck), and from emissions from factories or other sources. Scientists suspect that children with decreased lung function might be more susceptible to respiratory disease and more likely to have chronic respiratory problems as adults. Researchers...

Sleepy drivers increase road death toll

...y that driving when sleepy increases the risk of a car crash resulting in serious injury or death by eigh...ight times more likely to be involved in a serious car smash, while those who reported five hours or less of sleep during the previous 24 hours had a three...

Patients with testicular cancer dying through unfamiliarity

...study involving a young man who was involved in a car accident and suffered minor injuries. Four days later he died of a blood clot in the lung which, following a postmortem, was discovered to be a consequence of cancer that had spread from a testicular tumor. After investigating the fatal pulmonary em...

The Happiness Formula....

...at happiness lies in having lots of money or a big car or a big house and tend to focus on the negative things in life while we should be focusing on what we want and getting it. He believes that it would be nice to just enjoy life, considering it is a bit too short! The researchers also concluded in th...

New Drug for Diabetes

...out replacing the hormone amylin is like driving a car with only the accelerator and no brakes. They say, "What they are doing is, by taking [amylin] before a meal, they are putting brake fuel back in the brake system." Studies show, after six months, amylin causes a significant reduction in hbA1c level...

“ Economy Class Syndrome

...en blood clots were first identified among air and car travelers. It wasn't until 1977, however, that the term "economy class syndrome" was coined. The theory was that sitting in the cramped seats typical of the economy class section of an aircraft made it harder for people to move around during long fli...

Leveling Lupus Lesions

... sitting on the beach. It can just be trips to the car that add up and produce this kind of problem," says Joseph Jorizzo, M.D., a dermatologist at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. When sunscreen and medications aren't enough, doctors are turning to the drug thalidomi...

Dangers Of Cigarette Smoke

...ut the levels of particulate matter emissions from car exhausts. In a study which was conducted in a gar...Then, the doors were left open for four hours. The car was fueled with low sulphur fuel. Three filter cigarettes were also lit up sequentially, and left sm...

Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide

...nerators and other liquid fuel powered equipments, car exhaust and tobacco smokes. At moderate concentrations carbon monoxide can cause angina, poor vision, and at times brain function impairments. At high levels of concentration this gas can cause deaths. The researchers from UCLA have found out the ca...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...lready has several hydrogen filling stations. Most car manufacturers have prototype hydrogen fuel cell ve...ne hydrogen-powered that were hit from behind. The car powered by an internal combustion engine became engulfed in flames when its gas tank was punctured. ...

Household Activities Can Reduce Blood Pressure

... cleaning the house and the backyards, washing the car etc could prevent hypertension and conditions of prehypertension in people. // The study found that regardless of intensity, four hours of accumulated daily lifestyle physical activity had the effect of dropping study participants' blood pressure b...

Safe Driving Is Possible For Older People If They Are Prepared

...ents found that corrective surgery cut the risk of car crashes in half. · Heart disease: If your heart disease is important enough to require medication, it could be significant enough to affect your driving. Ask your doctor. In nearly all cases, you’ll get a green light. Even so, don’t drive if yo...

Quality Awareness In Hospitals Can Reduce Mortality Rate Of Patients

...nt crucial heart-care steps in much the same way a car company ensures that a car is made well before it leaves the factory. The steps included a checklist that doctors, nurses and ...

Air pollution found to increase risk of ischemic stroke

...iculate air pollution that includes particles from car and truck exhaust, power plants and refineries. The measurements were provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from nine U.S. cities. Medicare patients with an average age of 79 years were analyzed only to demonstrate a 1.03 % rise in i...

Negative Effects Of Sedatives

...en cases led to serious events - six falls and one car crash. The study suggests that older patients are more than twice as likely to experience an adverse effect after taking sedatives as they are to gain a better quality of sleep. The researchers suggested that older people should try non-drug thera...

Attention Breakdown Is The Harbinger Of Alzheimer's Disease

...quire the shifting of attention, such as driving a car while talking to a passenger, may become increasingly difficult for people in very early stages of Alzheimer's disease.David A. Balota, a professor of psychology in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, said, "our results indicate ...

NHS Staff To Face Ban On Smoking

...nworkable proposal, as it bans even smoking in the car park. This is in spite of the fact that the union is opposed to smoking. The union has also threatened that it will legally challenge the ban on the grounds of infringement on the civil liberties of the workers. Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, the Chi...

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