Tag: "displace" at medical news
A sunscreen from the sea
... within a very few years the coral sunscreen could displace
the range of UV-B blockers now in use. The future market in global terms for the new compound and its formulations is estimated at several hundred million dollars each year", said AIMS executive Dr Peter Isdale. The sunscreen, code-named 855, is str...
Scios Inc. targets drug giants in arthritis war
... giant rivals to bring a pill to market that would displace
injectable anti-inflammatory drugs and set a new standard in arthritis treatment. Scios' ambitions are much larger than its market capitalization of a little more than $1 billion. That's because the first company to commercialize an oral version of t...
High concentration of heavy metals in Herbal medicines
..., brain, kidneys, bone, liver, etc. Secondly, they displace
vital nutritional minerals from their original place thereby, hindering biological function. It is however impossible to live in an environment free of heavy metals. There are many ways by which these toxins can be absorbed into the body such as cons...
Doctors Urged to Help Turn Down the Heat
...reds of millions may go hungry, sea level rise may displace
millions from coasts, and infectious disease risks multiply," Dr Woodruff warns. Recent evidence on shrinkage of the Antarctic ice mass suggests that the pace of these changes far exceeds previous estimates and that there is only a narrow window of...
Fluid Displacement From Legs To Neck May Lead To Obstructive Sleep Apnea
...e device (anti-shock trousers) for five minutes to displace
fluid from the legs to the neck area. In obstructive sleep apnea, a blockage in the throat or upper airway causes victims to repeatedly stop breathing long enough to decrease the amount of oxygen in the blood and increase the carbon dioxide. The Na...
Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano
...ted areas. The protesters fear the project would displace
some residents and damage their farms and fishing grounds. The department suspended the project's environmental clearance certificate last week and gave the company seven days to secure all permits, including from the seismology institute, and to r...