Tag: "flight" at medical news
Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
...new model in 13 years -- will make its maiden test flight
later this year before going into commercial service with Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) in 2008. The new aircraft boasts several revolutionary design features, most notably the use of high-tech plastic composites instead of aluminium. Up to 50...
US TB Traveler Sued Over 'reckless and Selfish Behavior'
... who ignored warnings not to board a transatlantic flight
with a potentially deadly strain of the disease is...assim Tabri, who sat one row behind Speaker on the flight
from Prague to Montreal, blasted Speaker's "reckless and selfish behavior." "It was particularly s...
Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia
...assing behaviour of the other seven began on their flight
to Sydney to meet the cruise ship. Describing the men as "really rough guys", Mr Slade said they commented favourably and unfavourably on the appearance of female passengers. He said he'd only come to know two of the men before he left Adelaide a...
Now a Polio Scare for Air Travellers
...ath. The young man had flown in by a Thai Airlines flight
TG999 on July 2. Authorities issued a national h...ted immunizing those passengers who had shared the flight
with the Pakistani. About 120 of the 249 passengers have been found so far and about 50 were given...
Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia
...ombing. Intercepted when he was about to board a flight
to India, two days after the Glasgow incident, Haneef has been seeing his hopes soar only to crash. First Australian authorities almost hinted they were not charging him at all, but sprang a surprise at the last moment. And now after he was grant...
Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans
...onauts to exercise against the suits during a long flight
to Mars, she added....
Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey
...s. Space station commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and flight
engineer Oleg Kotov were able to restore the syste... Collins became the first woman to command a space flight
mission on Space Shuttle Columbia in July 1999. "She truly is a space marathoner who shows young w...
Rare Womens Lung Disease May Yield Insights Into Common Diseases
...nd are unable care for their children or walk up a flight
of stairs, Henske said. Many women with LAM die prematurely. As part of her work, Henske discovered that mutations in the tuberous sclerosis gene, which triggers TSC, a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form in many different organs, including...
'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'
...ring our clients the ability to communicate during flight
is vital in this era of information technology," said Kamarudin Meranun, deputy chief executive of the group. Lake, however, acknowledges that the idea of mobile phones being used in the confined space of an airliner risks making talkative travelle...
Extradition Nears for Indian Origin Rogue Surgeon Dr. Death
...sport and Queensland police do not regard him as a flight
risk. According to the paper, the next steps - including an arrest - are matters for US justice officials and US marshals, who have been briefed on the case by their counterparts in the office of the Queensland Director of Public Prosecutions and ...
Thrombosis Risk in Travel Lasting Over Four Hours is Higher: WHO
...he risk of VTE does not go away completely after a flight
is over, and risk remains elevated for about four weeks. The report shows that a number of other factors increase the risk of VTE during travel, including obesity, being very tall or very short (taller than 1.9 meters or shorter than 1.6 meters), ...
Living With Stress
...tress, it simply fires out orders and the fight or flight
response kicks in. Stress hormones adrenaline and cortisone spring into action. Blood pressure rises and the body prepares to react to the stress. An appropriate defensive action (fight response) uses up the hormones in the blood leading to lessening...
Burnt Brits Don't Feel Hot
... cent of women have even been forced to miss their flight
home due to overexposure to the sun. The UK populations sex life has also suffered 15 per cent couldnt be intimate with their partner because their sunburn was so painful. The survey was carried out for Sun Awareness Week as part of Cancer Resea...
Novel Catheter Technique Successfully Patches Holes in the Heart
...er and were much more active, even able to climb a flight
of stairs before becoming short of breath. All patients were ranked in New York Heart Association class 2 or better....
DiCaprio Bites Back Over Eco 'Hypocrisy'
... DiCaprio countered that he had taken a commercial flight
from New York. "I try to travel commercial as much as I can," he said. DiCaprio later came back to the reporter, saying that he was irritated with the media for going after prominent environmentalists such as former US vice-president Al Gore (whos...
Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Heart Attack or Death by 30 Percent
...or died. Sleep apnea triggers the bodys fight or flight
mechanism, which decreases the amount of blood pumped to the heart. Repeated episodes every night for a few years can starve the heart of enough oxygen when it is combined with the bodys decreased oxygen intake due to the frequent breathing stoppages...
Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension in Pregnant Women
...eone with sleep apnea heightens the bodys fight or flight
state, which can raise blood pressure, explains researcher Hatim Youssef, D.O. of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The body also secretes more hormones such as cortisol and epinephrine, and the body responds by producing more glucose coupled...
American Who Exposed Air Passengers to Drug Resistant TB Quarantined
...e looking for travelers who were aboard Air France flight
385, which left Atlanta for Paris on May 12, and Czech Air flight
0104, which arrived in Montreal from Prague on May 24. Passengers may need to be tested for the infe...
Indian Engineer Sentenced for Groping Women During Flight
...69 days in prison in US for groping women during a flight
from London to Philadelphia and assaulting flight
attendants. But he has already spent the time in detention. He will be deported. Boomaiah is marri...
American Who Set Off TB Scare Doing Well in Hospital
... Speaker, arrived there following an early-morning flight
on an air ambulance. It is still not clear how he ...Paris on May 12, arriving on May 13, on Air France flight
385. He returned to North America on May 24, on Czech Air flight
104, from Prague to Montreal. He th...
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