Tag: "noxious" at medical news
Ukrainian Town Under A Canopy Of Toxic Skies
...d residents in the region, as clouds of searing noxious
gas, filled the skies. According to minister Yuriy... containing yellow phosphorus caught fire, sending noxious
fumes over 35 square miles. According to Transport Minister Mykola Rudkovsky the pressure valves w...
Brits Experiencing Moth Trouble With Their Cashmeres
... becoming a moth meal. Moth Balls: Soaked with a noxious
cocktail of chemical insecticide and deodorant, mothballs are the traditional way of dealing with the household moth. Soaked in naphalene they emit a gas poisonous to moths and their larvae. Freeze your Cashmeres: Keeping your cashmere in the deep ...
Detecting Cold, Feeling Pain: Study Reveals Why Menthol Fresh
...ry food. The study demonstrated that capsaicin and noxious
heat elicit the sensation of burning pain through activation of the same receptor on sensory neurons. Most recently, they identified the receptor of isothiocyanate compounds, which constitute the pungent ingredients in such plants as wasabi and yel...
Disaster Balloons can Be Used to Keep Communication Intact During Calamities
...d movement that accompanies an earthquake, and the noxious
gases produced by a volcanic eruption. According to the scientific magazine New Scientist, balloons fitted with communication transmitters - similar to cellphone base stations will then be automatically launched to ensure communication channels re...
Residents Of Gas Patch In Colorado Suffering In Silence
...in irritation, nausea and dizziness from breathing noxious
fumes that emanate from the rigs. Yet, their complaints that the fumes are causing illness do not elicit any action, simply because there's no medical data to back it up. Says Garfield County environmental health manager Jim Rada: I don't know t...
Nurses in Intensive Care Sickened by noxious fumes at Toronto Hospital
...tral Hospital in Richmond Hill were sickened after noxious
fumes seeped into the ventilation system on Friday...ossman said he wasn't exactly sure what caused the noxious
fumes. 'It seems to have triggered an allergic reaction, so I would think it might have been some ...
"Beach to Bedside" Study Focuses on Effects of Inhaled Toxins
...nd ultimately prevent inhalation exposure to these noxious
agents." This study is one of the most far-reaching and inclusive in the history of red tide research. Working together across disciplines, oceanographers, chemists, toxicologists, public health specialists, physicians and biomedical scientists app...
Pest Control research Leads to Pain Control Discovery
...d cause the animal to withdraw more quickly from a noxious
stimulus, an indication of 'hyperalgesia' or heightened response to a painful stimulus.' The sEH inhibitors reverse hyperalgesia and bring their withdrawal reaction back into the normal range. Hammock said 'these sEHIs are of similar or greater pot...
Healthcare Worker Arrested For Administering Noxious Substances
...d woman was arrested on suspicion of administering noxious
substance to the patient in the hospital. The woman is working at the Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge// and was thought to give lethal doses of drugs to the patient. Hence she was arrested by the Cambridgeshire police. The woman is a member of...
Air Pollution Linked To Heart Disease And Heart Attacks
... air pollution can also happen from the release of noxious
gases into the air. Air pollution and health: air pollution can have both long term and short-term health risks. Elderly population and children are more at risk from the detrimental effects of air pollution than others. In the short term the poll...
Breathing Cancer Causing Compounds During Pregnancy Found To Affect Offspring
...robably be traced back to a mother’s inhalation of noxious
substances. The study compared a chemical emissions map with all children age 15 and younger who died from leukemia and other cancers between 1968 and 1980. Results showed kids who were born within a one-kilometer radius of emissions hotspots were t...
More Research Required For COPD
... be completely reserved. The lungs also respond to noxious
particles or gases by becoming inflamed. Symptoms include coughing, sputum production, and shortness of breath. In most cases the disease is progressive, meaning people continually get worse. Researchers say upcoming studies should look at the clini...
New Drug for Bronchial Asthma
...thma where an attack can be brought by a number of noxious
and non-noxious stimuli. This has also been proven...an try by ridding ourselves of pollution and other noxious