Tag: "humidity" at medical news
Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
...ater levels of comfort for passengers, with higher humidity
levels within the cabin expected to reduce passenger dehydration. Boeing, which aims to build 2,000 Dreamliners over the next two decades, has so far received 634 orders from 45 companies for the plane, which has a catalogue price of between 146 to...
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
...llions of people worldwide to the unexpected heat, humidity
and special atmosphere two kilometers (just over a mile) inside this Alpine peak. Bad Gastein used to be a gold mine, and produced more than 800 kilos (1,760 pounds) of the precious metal each year during its 16th-century heyday. These days it attr...
Delhi Sees the Sun but Turns Cloudy Again
...um temperature was 24.8 degrees. Owing to a high humidity
level of 98 percent in the morning, discomfort levels had risen as well. "Oh god, the heat again! The weather has been so pleasant over the weekend and today it's again hot and humid. I hope it rains," said Sarita Dasgupta, a resident of north Delh...
Keep a Cool Head on Hot, Humid Days to Avoid Heat Stroke
...emperature surpassed 90 degrees Fahrenheit and the humidity
was stifling. The woman was dehydrated, with a tem...the heat is most likely to take its toll? Relative humidity
of at least 70 percent and temperatures of 95 degrees Fahrenheit or 35 degrees Celsius are your firs...
Sunstroke Claims Fourteen More Lives in Delhi
...his offered no respite to hapless residents as the humidity
level jumped from 50 percent Sunday to 73 percent. On Saturday, Delhi had recorded a maximum of 44.9 degrees Celsius, highest of the year so far. Meanwhile, the DDU hospital reported over 60 cases of gastroenteritis and 20 more were reported fro...
Clearing the Air for 2008 Beijing Olympics
... and topography. Typically, temperatures are high, humidity
is high, wind speeds are low, and the surrounding hills restrict venting of pollution. Thus, regional pollutants and ozone build up over several days until dispersed by wind or removed by rain. Typical industrial, coal-burning cities within several h...
Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes Due to Defect in the NO Mechanisms
... a light/dark cycle, with standard temperature and humidity
levels. The animals were randomly selected to receive chemical injection of the streptozotocin (STZ) to induce diabetes. Those rats that did not receive STZ (vehicle injected) served as controls. The experiments began on each of the rats four weeks a...
Allergies Not Just for Children Anymore
...as controlling inside air during pollen season and humidity
to minimize indoor mold, can be quite effective. Some allergic conditions can be treated in many patients with over the counter medications. This is particularly true for hay fever (antihistamines, decongestants) and certain rashes (antihistamines,...
It's the Heat and the Humidity: How Each Worsens Gout Symptoms
Climatic factors such as heat and humidity
that lead to dehydration can signal a future attac...t gout attacks. To test the suspected effects of humidity
and temperature on the chances of recurrent attacks, researchers recruited 197 individuals who had e...
Heat Spells Trouble in South Carolina
...ummer, which is only getting worse due to elevated humidity
levels. No respite for sometime, weather experts p...are not as high as it was during the nineties, yet humidity
levels have been rather high during this summer that has enhanced the discomfort. Heat related probl...
Humid Air is Little Help for Croup's Barking Cough
...hat probably the successes that were attributed to humidity
in the past were due to the calming effect of the ...ck Children/Toronto in Ontario, Canada. “I think humidity
probably wouldn’t harm. But I think it’s a false sense of security,” Scolnik said. The finding tha...
West Nile Virus Can Be Tackled By New Strategy
...he said. When summer rainfall increases, surface humidity
levels rise and the mosquitoes are able to disperse and initiate secondary transmission away from the original amplification sites, the researchers pointed out. With this dispersal, the mosquitoes are more likely to come into contact with humans - el...
Delhi Faces Flu Threat Due To Change In Weather
...many woolens nor do away with them completely. The humidity
level seems to have gone up in the last couple of days,’ said a university student. Editd IANS...
Withering related to impotence
...osing of stomata control evaporation and impact on humidity
and ultimately on climate," he said. "But our knowledge about the mechanism by which they do this is sparse." He said that there was great interest in the role of nitric oxide-related signalling in plants and animals. "A lot of features of animals a...
Common Plant Triggers Asthma
...and information on air pollutants, temperature and humidity
levels.// They compared this data with the hospital admissions. The study reports there were close to 5,000 emergency admissions and half involved children. They found, at times, the emergency admissions rose but did not reach epidemic levels. They ...
Changes in cabin pressure pose risks for moms-to-be
...hanges in cabin pressure, in addition to low cabin humidity
on aircraft, can have various effects on pregnant women, including causing increases in heart rate and blood pressure. In addition, such conditions on planes can cause significant decreases in breathing capabilities in pregnant women with weakened c...
El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks
...A separate analysis of climate variables including humidity
in the troposphere layer of the Earth's atmosphere, cloud cover and the amount of absorbed solar radiation -- suggested that the 11-month lag results from a six-month lag between an ENSO and increases in sea-surface temperatures off the coast of Bang...