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Viagra for heart and lung patients

...ects of sildenafil in healthy young men with acute hypoxia and pulmonary hypertension would relate to the effects of sildenafil in patients with chronic pulmonary hypertension who would probably be much older and have structural changes to the heart and/or lungs resulting from chronic illness....

Pomegranate juice to check fetal brain injury

...hat pomegranate juice can prevent the condition of hypoxia ischemia in babies if their mothers have the juice...lopathy, or even cerebral palsy. The condition of hypoxia ischemia is a difficult condition that till date has not much treatment possibilities. Preventive me...

Mercy killing for newborn with incurable disease in Netherlands

...s with severe spina bifida, brain damage and sever hypoxia are the most who need mercy killing. Dr. Verhagen said that the medical doctors have already submitted proposal to the government and he remarked, “That is what the society has now done. The ball is now with the politicians....

Clinical Trials Of New Anti-Cancer Drug To Be Initiated In New Zealand

...ed with cancer each year have areas of significant hypoxia in their tumours. "Relapse of treated cancer is probably often due to the ability of cancer cells in hypoxic regions to survive existing treatments." The drug was developed in New Zealand by Proacta Inc, a company founded by leading cancer research...

New Sensor To Monitor Oxygen Deprivation In Babies During Birth

...at provide useful clinical information about fetal hypoxia or oxygen deprivation with a good specificity, necessitating the need for novel techniques. As a consequence, a baby perceived to be at risk is being delivered through a C-section (that can be avoided) and are additionally subjected to head cooling...

Hospitals In India Opt For High-tech Scanners

... seconds, the heart rate starts to increase due to hypoxia (breath hold), which is why the five beat technology is so vital. It provides fast and accurate diagnosis while avoiding systematic recourse to invasive procedures," said R.K. Mathur, head of the department of imaging and radiology at Batra Hospital ...

Mount Everest to be Site of Research into Hypoxia

.../a research into the effects of low oxygen levels, hypoxia Doctors and scientists from the Centre for Aviat...it was at exactly the limit of human tolerance for hypoxia and for many years doctors and scientists had believed that it would be impossible to reach it witho...

Babies can Choke While Sleeping in Car Seats.

...hat one of the factors making infants vunerable to hypoxia was their mothers smoking. The authors of the study also said, "Providing a gap behind the head for the occiput [back of the skull] allows infants to avoid bending the head, with reduced frequency of episodes of desaturation, modifying car safety se...

Research on Top of the World

... part of a research aimed at helping patients with hypoxia or oxygen deprivation//. The study; Xtreme Evere... Patients lying in an ICU ward usually experience hypoxia or low oxygen levels that can cause circulation problems and metabolism difficulties. The treatme...

Breast-feeding may Protect Against Childhood Sleep-related Breathing Disorder

... from frequent sleep interruption and intermittent hypoxia that negatively impacts their cardiovascular function, cognitive development, behavior, quality of life, and utilization of healthcare resources," said Dr Montgomery-Downs. "The benefits of breast feeding in our study may be due to the protection a...

Combination Therapy Reduces Tumor Resistance to Radiation

... turn limits oxygen delivery to the tumor, causing hypoxia and tumor cell death. Recently, radiation-induced hypoxia was shown to trigger tumor resistance to radiation via the activation of new blood vessel formation ...

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