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Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

...have a vivid picture of looking at the tail of the plane and seeing my headset dangling out of the plane," Fogg said. He fell back into his seat, and grabbed one of the patient's pillows to stop the blood pouring from his head. He said the pilot knew the cabin had decompressed but was not aware of the br...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ing musicians and their equipment to the venues by plane and lorry. Wall said: 'We are trying to minimise the carbon as much as possible. Most artists are coming from nearby areas. Madonna, for example, lives in London and will be performing at Wembley.' He added: 'There are 3,000 concerts a year. We're...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

... Up to 50 percent of the primary structure of the plane -- including the fuselage and wing -- will be made...d lighter than traditional materials, allowing the plane greater fuel efficiency. "In addition to bringing big-jet ranges to mid-size airplanes, the 787 wi...

Now a Polio Scare for Air Travellers

...ine said he sat next to a Pakistani student on the plane but did not know whether that man was the one now in hospital. Victoria's chief health officer Dr John Carnie said the student's symptoms had gone, but he would be quarantined for at least 10 days and must test negative twice before being released....

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...y ultrasound friendly because they run in a linear plane and are wrapped in a sheath of fat, so they easily reflect back ultrasound waves, says Dr. Clendenen. They tested two different Philips transducers (the hand held probes held by physicians against the body which emit the ultrasound waves) known as t...

Is Love Blooming Between Orlando Bloom and Naomie Harris?

...d the second 'Pirates' film I caught a cold on the plane on the way to start shooting. When I arrived on set everyone was there, Geoffrey Rush, Johnny, Orlando, and I was kind of intimidated because I caught this cold and I could hardly speak. But Orlando was really sweet, he came up to me and gave me all ...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

...eek. His company, a joint venture between European plane maker Airbus and airline IT group Sita, received a... The technology is to be operated by an Air France plane for the first time in September this year and will then roll out across the world, with low-cost ope...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ing musicians and their equipment to the venues by plane and lorry. Wall said: 'We are trying to minimise the carbon as much as possible. Most artists are coming from nearby areas. Madonna, for example, lives in London and will be performing at Wembley.' He added: 'There are 3,000 concerts a year. We're...

Yale F&ES Graduation to Offset Gas Linked to Global Warming

...lculator takes into account whether the trip is by plane or vehicle, and the rate of emissions for air travel, for example, depends on the duration of the flightshorter flights have more emissions per mile, because more energy is used per mile in takeoff and landing than in cruising. Of the graduating st...

American Who Exposed Air Passengers to Drug Resistant TB Quarantined

...organism and the chance that some passenger on the plane could be one that was at a special risk for serious tuberculosis on the basis of their own personal medical history," she said. Dr. Michael Gardam, a tuberculosis expert in Toronto, said people who sat near the man on those two flights face months ...

Indian Engineer Sentenced for Groping Women During Flight

...ental illness before, and that his behavior on the plane was an aberration. 'Boomaiah attended top universities in India and received a bachelor and master of engineering and a postgraduate diploma in management',the lawyers said in their filing to the court. Apparently that stood him well in conviction....

TB and Measles Scare in Canada Now

...nal Airport on Thursday when they tried to board a plane to Tokyo and screening revealed that one of them, ... did in this case, to stop someone from boarding a plane and leaving the country to expose others to an infectious disease. Revised international health re...

Transplant Patient Gets a New Lease of Life

... lung transplant operation was stopped because the plane carrying the donor lung crashed along with the doc...exposed to the air in the operating room, when the plane crashed, killing six members of a Survival Flight team. The patient, a longtime smoker, needed the t...

Double Lung Transplant Man in Michigan Recovering

...ir in the operating room, came the report that the plane carrying precious organs meant for the man had cra... team members who died in the crash. A chartered plane transported the new organs from an undisclosed donor hospital to Willow Run Airport near Ypsilanti, ...

Computer Program Helps Hospitals Prepare For Mass Casualties

...s as a flu epidemic, bioterrorist attack, flood or plane crash, accounting for such elements as numbers of victims, wind direction, available medical resources, bacterial incubation periods and bomb size. Written by members of the Johns Hopkins Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) office and ...

Pilot Crashes Himself, Daughter, into House

Police suspect that a plane accident that left a father and young daughter dea...rt in Bedford - into the home of a relative. The plane destroyed the house of the former mother-in-law of the divorced 47-year-old pilot, The Bedford Times...

New Computed Imaging Technique Uses Hazy Images to Improve View

... optical microscopy require the instrument's focal plane to be scanned through the region of interest, ISAM works by utilizing light from the out-of-focus image planes, Ralston said. "Although most of the image planes are blurry, ISAM descrambles the light to produce a fully focused, three-dimensional imag...

The Bulging Waist Line Determines Your Life Line

...waistline. The diameter along the median sagittal plane was measured in a group of volunteers. This roughly amounts to an imaginary line cutting through the body joining two points from the back to the front of the abdomen. This distance is referred to as the sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) ,measured u...

Vaccines — Good for Adults to

...es are still common elsewhere, and they are just a plane ride away. Vaccines aren’t just for kids, either. Talk with your doctor about vaccinations that might benefit your health. Adult vaccinations include: Influenza: This vaccination is recommended annually for adults age 50 and older, adults with c...

Nanotechnology Used For Detecting Viruses

... could actually apply it to a person walking off a plane and know if they’re infected.” The technique, called Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), works by measuring the change in frequency of a near-infrared laser as it scatters off viral DNA or RNA. This change in frequency, named the Raman shif...

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