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Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide

...tove combustions, generators and other liquid fuel powered equipments, car exhaust and tobacco smokes. At moderate concentrations carbon monoxide can cause angina, poor vision, and at times brain function impairments. At high levels of concentration this gas can cause deaths. The researchers from UCLA have ...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...ing all the current vehicles to fuel cell vehicles powered by wind would save 3,000 to 6,000 lives in the Uni...ed in five cases--if all vehicles on the road were powered by: 1) conventional internal-combustion engines, 2) A combination of electricity and internal combus...

Mini motor for micromedical applications

...piezoelectric motors rotate much slower so watches powered by piezoelectric motors would be mechanically simpler. br>...

High Pollution Levels Lead To Heart Problems

..., and abnormal heart rhythms. The number of diesel powered vehicles are on the rise across the world, the polluting capacity of which are 100 times more than that of petrol driven engines....

Bionic muscles developed by scientists powered by alcohol and hydrogen

...loped artificial, super-strength muscles which are powered by alcohol and hydrogen. // As it appears in Science, these artificial muscles are 100 times more powerful than the body's own. Two types of muscle are being investigated by US researchers at the Nanotech Institute at the University of Texas in ...

A New Focus For The Mechanism Of Nerve Growth

... assembled at the leading edge and moved rearward, powered by a myosin II motor located at its back end. But, the networks making up this actin treadmill are constantly being recycled at the back end, and actin molecules are freed to complete a "virtual belt" cycle and be used again. "Surprisingly, growth ...

Bicycle-Powered Portable Water Filter System For Disaster Zones

...have developed a portable water filtration system, powered by bicycle that can be used in disaster zones//. The Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) institute of environmental science and engineering unveiled the unit, consisting of a bicycle coupled with a mechanical pump and a membrane module to filte...

Computers Aid in the Development of Bird Flu Vaccine

...ng long and complex problems with ease. In UK high powered computers are coming handy to search for a cure against bird flu. Mostly computers that can crunches data from particle physics experiments were used by scientists to study the avian H5N1 virus. This computer network has the ability to generate th...

Merciless Lathi Charge of our Meritorious Medicos

...is highly complex. The current political agenda is powered by coalition Government with regional powers ruling most of the decision making or more often decision postponement. There is seldom a unison view on any of the important issues and often the government continues to drag and postpone such issues. Wh...

Spacers Score Over Nebulizers in Childhood Asthma Treatment

... asthma medication. A nebulizer is an electrically powered machine that turns liquid medication into a mist breathed directly into the lungs through a face mask or mouthpiece. Nebulizers are the traditional method for treating asthma attacks, and are still used more often in hospitals. The authors found th...

Alternative to Open Heart Surgery

...t and relieves pressure on the heart. The pump is powered wirelessly via coils placed on the skin attached to an external battery pack. Dr Khir said that they were having a couple of discussions with the manufacturers and they plan to bring it to the market as soon as possible. The idea of this pump came fr...

Tiny Easy Fitting Pump May Be The Answer For Major Open Heart Surgery

... body until it reaches the heart. It would then be powered by a battery pack worn on a belt they said. Explai... withdrawn. The successfully installed pump may be powered wirelessly, via an external power source. They also explained that secondary to avoiding a major sur...

PowderMed Announces Needle-Less Flu Vaccine

...re then administered to patients using an injector powered by concentrated helium gas, which helps in pushing the particles beyond the skin. 'Recent years have seen a number of new influenza vaccine approaches tested in animal model systems and in the clinic. However, this study is the first successful dem...

A Hand-held Instrument to Scan Patients for Surgery Leftovers Before Close of Surgery

...foreign inside the patient. This hand held battery powered gadget is designed to scan the body and detect the presence of any foreign object. The device has already been tested on eight patients....

Protective Clothing of Health Workers Insufficent Against Contamination

...d some contamination. An outfit incorporating a powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR), included two protective layers adding a hood, more gloves, hooded coveralls, and boot covers to the ensemble. This outfit did offer superior protection but required more time and more procedural steps to don. Although...

Robot Wheelchair Maybe Helpful for Wheelchair-dependent Patients

...offer wheelchair-dependent people independent // , powered mobility and the ability, depending on patient status, to move to and from beds, chairs and toilets without assistance. The lifting ability of the system, which is called the "HLPR Chair" (for Home Lift, Position and Rehabilitation), also should sig...

New Biomedical Device to Monitor Hip Implant Healing

...sor is permanently implanted with the joint and is powered kinetically—it uses the natural movement of the patient’s body as its power source. When it isn’t being used, it stays dormant until a doctor asks it to start transmitting data. Careful monitoring of how the patient is healing will help patients re...

Innovative treatment for Skin Cancer

... home, consists of a portable light source that is powered by a pocket-sized battery. Physicist Professor Ifor Samuel and dermatology consultant Professor James Ferguson took 4 years to create this device. The portability of the device makes the patients do their routine work even while under treatment. ...

University Evaluates New Device To Treat Brain Tumors

... a medical device with alternating electric fields powered by a portable battery. The patient remains on the portable device for 22 hours a day, indefinitely, while continuing his or her daily activities at home. "Research has shown that these electrical fields rupture the cancer cells as they divide," Eng...

Black Cohosh Does Not Treat Hot Flashes

...ters say the study is a "well-designed, adequately powered RCT that makes an important contribution, albeit one that will disappoint women who have been hoping for an effective, safe alternative to estrogen." The good news, the editorial writers say, is that women in the placebo group experienced about a 3...

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