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Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...erring instead to bond with other elements such as oxygen to form water and carbon to form hydrocarbons such as oil and gas. To create pure hydrogen, energy is needed to break these bonds. Because an external energy source is needed to produce it, hydrogen strictly speaking isn't a primary energy source l...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...easured such variables as fatigue, blood pressure, oxygen intake and carbon dioxide elimination and heart-rate recovery in conjunction with exercise on a walking treadmill. Tests also were administered to determine the subjects levels of physical activity, physical fitness, emotional stress and body composi...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

...zyme that eliminates potentially damaging reactive oxygen species normally generated in the cells power plan... to render harmless the chemically active reactive oxygen species that are produced inside mitochondria in the process of generating energy for the cell. Spe...

MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

...ce that performs fast and accurate measurement of oxygen saturation and pulse rate. The product, value pric...iders need the ability to accurately measure blood oxygen saturation to determine precisely when and how to deliver care. It is equally critical that patients...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

... into your lungs. When that happens, the amount of oxygen in your blood may drop. Untreated, sleep apnea can cause high blood pressure and other cardiovascular disease, memory problems, weight gain, impotency, and headaches. Moreover, untreated sleep apnea may be responsible for job impairment and motor v...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...tween the production of free radicals and reactive oxygen species and the bodys anti-oxidant defense mechanisms, and that imbalance is in favor of the oxidants, said Thatcher. Those free radicals and reactive oxidant species can affect macromolecules in the body such as lipids, DNA and proteins, ultimate...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

..., reduced or interrupted blood flow (which carries oxygen and nutrients) to the forming infant brain, or perinatal injury. These conditions affect up to 30 percent of preterm babies, many with severe motor and cognitive deficits, such as in patients affected by cerebral palsy. Remyelination is a natural...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

... incurable; a study looking at the use of a helium oxygen mixture in intensive care and to treat acute bronchiolitis; and studies into the impact of various allergic problems on sleep and daytime behaviour. The unit is funded by St. Marys Paddington Charitable Trust and the George John and Sheilah Livanos...

Ice Bath by Sports Star Questioned

...ith fresh blood which invigorates the muscles with oxygen and helps the cells repair. Although physiotherapists who promote the bath have had little evidence to prove this. Out of 40 exercising volunteers, those who took an icy plunge reported more pain after 24 hours than those who took a tepid bath, the ...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...ure is the chief culprit in creating dead zoneslow oxygen areas where marine life cannot survive. Proponents of organic farming argue that conventional farming also causes soil erosion, greenhouse gas emission, increased pest resistance and loss of biodiversity. For their analysis, researchers defined t...

Bak Protein Sets Stressed Cells on Suicide Path

...s," says Dr. Dong. To stress cells, they blocked oxygen supplies and used the common chemotherapeutic agent cisplatin, then documented that filamentous mitochondria became fragmented very early and quickly in apoptosis. Ironically they also found the deadly fragmentation results from Bak's interact...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

... is the chief culprit in creating dead zones---low oxygen areas where marine life cannot survive. Proponents of organic farming argue that conventional farming also causes soil erosion, greenhouse gas emission, increased pest resistance and loss of biodiversity. For their analysis, researchers defined th...

Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans

...uding a gas-pressured torso section and helmet. An oxygen tank can be attached to the back, she said. As of now, the MIT researchers are focusing on the legs and arms, which are challenging parts to design. Key to the design, said Newman, is the pattern of lines on the suit, which correspond to lines...

Flavonoids In Orange Juice Make It A Healthy Drink, Despite The Sugar

...f Diabetes Care. Flavonoids suppress destructive oxygen free radicals -- also known as reactive oxygen species, or ROS. An overabundance of free radicals candamage all components of the cell, including p...

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

...y recommended exercise prescription of 60% maximum oxygen intake. The recovery and rest periods were conducted while the subjects sat in chairs. Blood samples were taken every 15 minutes during the exercise and every 30 minutes during the recovery period. Their respiratory gas and heart rates were monito...

Young Babies at Risk of 'sudden Death' Syndrome While Seated: Study

...43 local babies who had turned "blue" from lack of oxygen and had needed medical attention. Nine of these infants had been restrained in a car safety seat that was suitable for their age. When the experts reconstructed the scenes, using the infant's own car seat, they found the baby's head was invariabl...

Pneumonia Patients Develop Heart Risks

...heart problems by increasing the hearts demand for oxygen while simultaneously causing a decrease in the lungs ability to transfer oxygen from the air to the blood. Also, pneumonia raises blood levels of a type of a chemical signal called...

Parkinsons Disease Protein Pathway Identified

...ia are the cell's "power plants," which metabolize oxygen and generate energy. Oxidative stress is the damage caused to cells by reactive oxygen produced during oxygen metabolism. Although cells have mechanisms in place to protect against oxid...

Protein Pathway Involved in Parkinson Disease Development Identified

...ia are the cell's "power plants," which metabolize oxygen and generate energy. Oxidative stress is the damage caused to cells by reactive oxygen produced during oxygen metabolism. Although cells have mechanisms in place to protect against oxid...

New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes

...rates the hydroxyl radicals. The device draws in oxygen and exposes it to electric currents to produce a cold plasma rich in ozone. The hydroxyl radicals are generated by constantly reacting the ozone with pre-loaded supplies of scented chemicals, called terpenes, in cartridges that need renewing each m...

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