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Altitude sickness connected to genes

...ude pulmonary edema (HAPE), can result when people climb higher than 8,000 feet. It is a potentially deadly breathing disorder, causing fluid in the lungs, weakness, rapid heartbeats and difficulty breathing. The researchers say death occurs in 40 percent of people who are not treated or moved to a lower a...

Keep fit always

...ime, to simulate the effect of the stairmaster. Or climb the whole flight. For weights, use canned goods, or buy a cheap pair of dumb bells from the local store. And don't forget that simple activities, like playing games with children or grandchildren, washing the clothes and gardening all count towards y...

Viagra Also Found To Be Effective For Treatment of Lung Diseases

... approved drugs typically allow someone who cannot climb even one flight of stairs to climb a flight or more, but don't return anybody to what they would perceive as normal health....

Two Sessions Of Exercise A Week Could Help Elderly Patients

... their metabolic rate, as well as their ability to climb stairs....

The Use Of Oral Steroids For Muscular Dystrophy Questioned

...n with DMD and it also makes it easier for them to climb and run. Prednisone positively impacted muscle for...o the placebo period, patients were better able to climb four stairs and run nine meters when they were on the active drug. Ten out of the 16 patients suffer...

Reducing Disabilities By Following A Healthy Diet

...ions, such as being able to walk a quarter mile or climb 10 steps, that often precede disability. The median servings for study participants consuming the highest amounts of foods were two servings of dairy, three servings of fruit, and three servings of vegetables. Current dietary recommendations call f...

Stem Cells Could Replace Electronic Pacemakers

...the heart rate when a person is scared or about to climb up a hill but researchers say a pacemaker created by // stem cells may bypass this problem. Animal studies have shown that genetically engineered heart cells from human embryonic stem cells could lead to a biological form of pacemaker, according to...

Influence of Celebrities on Breast Cancer Awareness

...he breast cancer epidemic as the rates continue to climb at the rate of one per cent per year. The motto of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is "Early Detection is Your Best Protection", since the National Cancer Institute stated in 1995 that "Breast cancer is simply not a preventable disease". The American ...

Cheerleaders run high risk of injury-US study

...a study says. Cheerleaders catapult in the air, climb human pyramids and catch their tumbling teammates as they fall to the ground. They also make it to the emergency room. A study published Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics estimates that 208,800 young people aged 5 to 18 were treated at U.S. hospit...

Crohn's Patient Robert Hill’s greatest achievemen

...summit, one of Antarctica's tallest mountains. The climb began // on January 12th and was successfully comp... up his nutrition and hydration levels. During the climb he lost about 15% of his body weight. Hill has successfully scaled five of the Seven Summits and w...

Dialysis Clinics Owned By Fresenius Flourishes Due To Its Customers

...rowth could continue as diabetes and obesity rates climb in the U.S. and countries such as India and China. The treatment for dialysis patients extends for about a week. The National Kidney Foundation estimates there are 275,000 more cases every year. Dialysis is a sought after procedure because there is ...

Listeria reduction goal unachievable by USA

...ation of America said that Listeria has started to climb because USDA hasn't established tighter controls for deli meats and hot dogs. "There is no progress if you don't have the government pushing the industry to improve," said Carol Tucker from the above organization. As a responsible action the Clinto...

Appeals Against The New Resolution By NICE Increases

...in disease. The decision is considered a partial climb down, since NICE, which regulates the cost-effectiveness of treatments had initially suggested that these anti-cholinesterase drugs were not worth the money for any patients. It is reported that the guidance would kick into effect by July, and it wou...

Older Adults could be Benefited from Chinese Martial-Arts

...ther said she was more confident of her ability to climb the stairs to her attic. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer Karl Rosengren was Yang's Ph.D. adviser and is a contributing author of the U. of I. Studies Other evidence pointed to improvements in sleep quality, concentration, memory, self-esteem and ove...

Exercise Can Reduce Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

...ement in physical function, such as the ability to climb a flight of stairs or walk a certain distance, is an important outcome because it greatly impacts patients with jobs and children," Conn said. "Exercise can reduce recovery time and help patients feel better as they deal with the side effects of canc...

Sweet nothings: A fruitful option to assuage the sweet tooth

...thed people, it is very likely that you could even climb a tree to pluck a fruit, incase there isn't one in your reach.// A new study has shown that people with an inclination for sweets tend to consume more fruits than those who prefer salt and spice. Brian Wansink, a Cornell marketing professor who led...

Victims of Landmine Blasts Walks with the Help of Jaipur Foot

...ificial foot is so flexible that a person can also climb a tree," Mehta said. "Several American doctors and... Apart from walking, those who wear it are able to climb trees and pedal bicycles. It is fairly cheap - $30 in India - and is made of rubber (mostly), wood a...

Obesity Less Likely In Big Cities: Study

...ve to walk to the bus stop, they're standing, they climb stairs and all of that contributes to preventing obesity," he added. But the study did not find any disparity in the rates of childhood obesity between children living in cities and those living outside....

Ignorance - the main reason behind deaths on Mount Everest

For every ten people who successfully climb Mount Everest, there is one death.The main causes ...en't many peaks at that height that are as easy to climb as Everest,' Sutherland said. Climbing Everest is very different from other mountains, according t...

Viruses Can Cross Species Barrier

...d not feed the monkeys or encourage the animals to climb on them. Such precautions can help reduce the risk of exposure. In the event of a bite or scratch, proper wound care can reduce the likelihood of infection, he said. "Governments and non-governmental organizations can also take steps to reduce the r...

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