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Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...et to work having donned white overalls, a helmet, mask and safety goggles. "This anti-stress technique consists of destroying everything in order to feel liberated," explained Eduardo Aldan, a Spanish actor charged with selecting the edgy eight for the demolition job on Madrid's central Alcala boulevar...

Sleep in Mary, Queen of Scots Bed for 7,500 Pounds a Night!

...m the Hamilton collection - including Mary's death mask - will still be open to the public on three afternoons a week. Three generations of the Douglas-Hamilton family, who lived at Lennoxlove from 1946 until the late 1980s, yesterday gathered to reopen their former home for its new use. The Dowager D...

Brit Women Opts for Fake Tan Than Exercise to Mask Their Worst Features

... their bodies, would rather opt for a fake tan to mask themselves up, than do some exercise. Three-quarters dont like the way they look, while one in five admit they feel far better about themselves if they look bronzed, a survey by Cosmetics giant Nivea has revealed. About six in 10 women felt that ...

Sleep Apnea may Increase Risk of Diabetes

...rway pressure (CPAP), which delivers air through a mask while the patient sleeps, keeping the airway open. It is successful in treating sleep apnea and improving daytime drowsiness, resulting in an improved quality of life and even reduction in risk for traffic accidents. It has yet to be determined wheth...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Heart Attack or Death by 30 Percent

...tive airway pressure, which delivers air through a mask while the patient sleeps, keeping the airway open. It has proved successful in many cases in providing a good nights sleep, preventing daytime accidents due to sleepiness and improving quality of life. The study included 1,123 patients referred for...

Electronic Nose to Diagnose the Severity of Asthma

...r non-asthmatic. The subjects breathed into a face mask attached to a bag connected to the electronic nose. The nose was able to detect which smell prints came from people with asthma, but was less accurate in classifying how severe a persons asthma was. "The asthmatic patients in this study already h...

Scientists Develop Toothpaste That Rebuilds Tooth Enamel

...pastes aimed at people with sensitive teeth simply mask the pain while this one solves the problem." The toothpaste, which has been five years in the making, will be available in Britain by the end of this month at 3.49 pounds for a 75 ml tube before going on sale in the U.S. The problem of dental sen...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension in Pregnant Women

...tive airway pressure, which delivers air through a mask while the patient sleeps, keeping the airway open. The researchers analyzed data from all pregnancies associated with sleep apnea, gestational diabetes (women who developed diabetes during pregnancy) and pregnancy-induced high blood pressure natio...

Emory Participates in Study to Slow Progression of Parkinson's Disease

...tly, there are a number of effective treatments to mask the symptoms but none to slow their progression. Emory is among 51 medical centers in the U.S. and Canada recruiting the 1,720 participants with early-stage PD required to complete this study. The double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III study i...

World may Get Much Wetter With Global Warming Than Believed

...ain and snowfall. They say that simulations also mask exact year-to-year changes in moisture, fail to register El Nio events, and fail to capture precipitation trends on decade scales. Most computer models say that as the globe heats up, "the wetter areas on the planet are going to get wetter and the ...

April Showers Bring May Flowers – And Plenty of Pollen, To

...olling Your Allergen Environment: ? Wear a pollen mask when mowing grass or house cleaning (most drugstores sell them). ? Change the air filters monthly in heating and air conditioning systems, and/or install an air purifier. ? Keep windows and doors closed during heavy pollen seasons. ? Rid your home...

Sleep Disorder Linked to Heart Failure Patient Deaths

...sure (CPAP). The device applies air pressure via a mask placed over the nose during sleep. The continuous air pressure flows through the nose into the throat, propping it open and preventing it from collapsing during sleep. This allows a person to breathe without interruptions. There were no deaths in ...

Spicy Pepper Remedy Equalizes Spring Pollen Allergies

... for any kind of relief has been drugs that simply mask symptoms without providing true relief," adds Perry. Source:Emediawire SRM/B...

SMS Help-line to Provide Answers for HIV/AIDS Queries

...orporate social responsibility and see if they can mask the caller's ID." The SMS help-line is part of the Heroes Project, founded by Gere and Godrej in 2004, seeking to prevent an HIV/AIDS epidemic by educating the public and reducing stigma and discrimination through a mass media campaign and societal...

Banned Additives Found in Children’s Medicine

...tificial sweeteners and flavoring are necessary to mask the bitter sweet of the medicines to enable the children to consume these drugs. JY...

Sleep Well, Have a Healthy Heart !

...dy stream of pressurized air to patients through a mask that they wear during sleep. This airflow keeps the airway open, preventing the pauses in breathing that characterize sleep apnea and restoring normal oxygen levels. Dennis H. Nicholson, MD, medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Pomona ...

Optimum Folate and Vitamin B12 Levels Essential for Cognitive Function in Seniors

...sed the possibility that because more folate might mask anemia, many cases of vitamin B12 deficiency would go undetected, causing people with the condition to suffer neuropsychiatric consequences. But in our study, the people with low vitamin B12 who also had high serum folate were more likely to exhibit ...

Folic Acid Improves Memory in Elderly People

...gainst other risks - an increase in folic acid can mask a vitamin B12 deficiency in older people. This causes anaemia and can lead to serious health problems, like nerve damage. Further research is needed to reach a more definitive answer on the benefits and effects of folic acid supplementation, the e...

Drug-Addicts Getting Dependent on Ice for Their Activities

...n and other illicit drugs. Ice is used by them to mask the effects of these drugs when they have report to work. After excessive stimulation by drugs these people obtain a pleasurable sensation in my head, after which they usually smoke ice to get over it. Paul Dillon member of the National Drug and Al...

Folic Acid Supplementation in Bread: Boon to Neonates and Curse to Pensioners

...e harmful towards older people as folic acid could mask the vitamin B12 deficiency, thus leading to anemia and nervous problems in the long run. The pain of the neonates Every year 750 pregnancies are terminated due to reports of neural tube effects and around 150 kids are born with spina bifida. If a...

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