Tag: "gas" at medical news
Gas Masks Don't Always Fit an Emergency
...onal anxiety over bioterrorism drives you to buy a gas
mask at the nearest army surplus store, take a dee...hs during the Gulf War associated with wearing the gas
masks improperly. And those were people who were trained to use them. But if you insist, buy the bes...
Sniff out flatulence
...gg smell by the scientists while dimethyl, another gas
isolated in tests, had a "sweet" bouquet. The res...blindfold test. Their job was to hold a syringe of gas
three centimetres from their noses, slowly empty it and sniff. They had to rate the odour emitted on...
Pregnancy should not be confined
...l oxygen during air travel. In addition, because gas
expands with increasing altitude, pregnant women should avoid consuming beans, sodas and other gas-producing foods or drinks before flying, and should wear support stockings to prevent any fluid from accumulating in their legs. Similar to all other a...
Weight-Loss Drinks Can Make You Gassy
...esting milk products may experience an increase in gas
if they consume milk-based powder supplements desi...large increase in intestinal gas. The women passed gas
three times as frequently--from about 10 times a day to 30 times a day--compared with those who dran...
Arginine food bar assists people with angina
.... Arginine is an amino acid// that can produce the gas
nitric oxide which, in turn, may improve the functioning of blood vessels. So you might think that arginine might help people with heart problems, especially those with angina, by enhancing blood supply to the heart. In fact the validation for argi...
The route to fertilization
...ers from Stanford have identified the nitric oxide gas
as the chemical incitement for a cascade of chemic...e says,it begins with the build-up of nitric oxide gas
inside the sperm.// The research is based on the sex lives of male and female sea urchins - spiny,...
Effective And Economical Agent For Anthrax
...nthrax and other bacterial spores. Methyl bromide gas
was chosen for laboratory experiments because of i...yl bromide is more effective than chlorine dioxide gas
as a building fumigant for anthrax. Methyl bromide would be the most effective treatment because th...
...ntractions are strong, especially when a bubble of gas
is moving through the digestive tract or when the stomach is empty of solids, the noise can seem deafening. The contractions are also exaggerated and noisy in some gastrointestinal diseases. If the noises are troublesome and no disease is present, do...
Transforming stem cells to lung cells
...sed them to develop into the cells responsible for gas
exchange in the lungs. This is the first step towards replacing damaged lung tissue with healthy functioning cells. These could be developed so that the body would not reject them and could, in time, replace conventional lung transplants. The researc...
Fructose may cause uninterpreted abdominal pain
...ctose may be the cause if you have abdominal pain, gas
and diarrhea.// Often people suffer from bowel sym...oducing copious amounts of hydrogen gas. It is the gas
that can cause the unpleasant symptoms described above. The researchers gave a group of patients 2...
Damage to arteries from injury can be avoided with carbon monoxide
...ersity of Pittsburgh pre-treated lab rats with the gas
carbon monoxide - normally considered a deadly poison. They discovered that the carbon monoxide spared much of the vessel damage associated with transplantation and angioplasty in the pre-treated rats. The researchers claim that the carbon monoxide b...
Benefits of Nitric Oxide in the Treatment of Premature Infants
...om the University of Chicago tested the use of the gas
in 207 premature infants during their first week of life. All were suffering from respiratory distress syndrome and were on mechanical ventilators to help them breathe. About half the babies were assigned to receive the active treatment, while the re...
Good News for New Borns With Hypoxic Respiratory Failure
...shown giving the infant nitric oxide as an inhaled gas
is also effective for babies with HRF.The study shows inhaled nitric oxide is less expensive than the surgical option. In fact, for every 100 newborns with HRF, treatment with inhaled nitric oxide could save more than $440,000.Researchers conclude th...
Lack of Smell And Its Potential Risks
...tuations including not being able to smell a fire, gas
leak or spoiled food. For the study, 445 patien...y ingestion of spoiled food, inability to detect a gas
leak, and inability to detect a fire. Researchers say patients with an impaired sense of smell need ...
New Technique For Benign Breast Tumors
...tion. Doctors insert a probe into the tumor. Argon gas
is passed through the probe to form an ice ball, which destroys the tumor. The body eventually absorbs it. The procedure takes about 30 minutes to 45 minutes and can be performed a few weeks after a biopsy. Specialists say its an office-based proced...
Contact Lenses Found To Slow Progression Of Myopia in Kids
Children who wear rigid gas
permeable ( RGP ) contact lenses can minimize the chances their myopia will worsen over time// say researchers according to a recent study . More than 100 children ages 8 years to 11 for about three years. About half the group wore RGP lenses, and t...
Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide
...oxide enters into the atmosphere from kerosene and gas
stove combustions, generators and other liquid fue... impairments. At high levels of concentration this gas
can cause deaths. The researchers from UCLA have found out the carbon monoxide can cause oxidative ...
Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy
...d electrolysis, 4) Hydrogen generated from natural gas
5) Hydrogen generated from coal gasification. "Wi...mbustion engine became engulfed in flames when its gas
tank was punctured. But when the hydrogen cars fuel cell was punctured, since hydrogen is 14 times l...
Prevent Global Warming by Becoming A Vegetarian
Cooking meat consumes more oil and gas
and can be a cause of Global warming//. The British physicist Alan Calverd, writing in this month's ‘Physics World’ said: "Worldwide reduction of meat production in the pursuit of the targets set in the Kyoto treaty seems to carry fewer political u...
Research Shows Carbon Monoxide Prevents Inflammations
... presented new findings// on the properties of the gas
carbon monoxide that can cure inflammations in pat.... Carbon Monoxide: This is a colorless odorless gas
that is produced by incomplete combustion of gas, oil, wood, coal etc used in burners, stoves, fuel ...
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