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Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...tled down to 12 finalists. First, they had their pulse taken then it was on to a questionnaire to determine their anxiety level. By test three things had got physical, would-be participants urged to warm up by pummeling a punch ball dressed as an archetypal boss while yelling out the cause of their woe...

MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

... AB announced the launch of its OxyCheck fingertip pulse oximeter, a medical monitoring device that perform...and accurate measurement of oxygen saturation and pulse rate. The product, value priced at $199 USD, will be distributed worldwide to clinicians and patient...

Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients

...metry to determine lung function, had their aortic pulse wave velocity measured along with another indirect...o had osteoporosis of the hip had a greater aortic pulse wave velocity than those without the hip problem. In an editorial on the study in the same issue o...

Two, Not One Networks Rule Brain's Voluntary Chain-of-command

...lude uncontrolled behaviors such as control of the pulse rate or digestion. "This was a big surprise. We knew several brain regions contribute to top-down control, but most of us thought we'd eventually show all those regions linking together in one system, one little guy up top telling everyone else wha...

HCV Patients Survival After Liver Transplantation is Not Improving

...ests that advanced donor age together with steroid pulse therapy and over immunosuppression can explain differences in outcomes. "The association with worse outcomes in recent years, and the controversy that seems to surround this observation, is likely due to differences in distribution of these variables...

Extremist Christian Preacher Dies of Heart Problems

...says "he was found without a pulse; never regain a pulse and it is a little too early to speculate this I would assume that he passed away from the cardiac rhythm abnormality." Ron Godwin, Liberty's executive vice president, said he was not sure what caused the collapse but noted that Falwell had a hist...

Research may Yield Improved Treatment for Diseased Lungs

...can occur to large vessels that alter the way that pulse waves travel in the circulation and can end up overloading the left ventricle - not by increasing the mean pressure, but by altering the wave patterns," says Chesler. "So a goal of this project is to investigate whether that occurs also on the right ...

Shoe Shopping Augments Health of Fairer Sex!

...ound that trying on a pair of heels makes a womans pulse rate nearly double to 120 beats per minute. And, this is not just a one off thing, for the phenomena occurs every time a girl straps on a pair of shoes shes just dying to buy. Dr Papadopoulos says that shoes increase a womans heartbeat because t...

Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology Significantly Reduce the Risk of ROP

...Oximetry and Read-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, reported that a new independent study pr...ier this month showed that switching to Masimo SET pulse oximetry technology can reduce the risk of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants developing reti...

Laser-based System for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Skin Cancers on the Anvil

...ng in the process, the lasers must also be able to pulse on for only femtoseconds, a thousand trillionths of a second, at a time. Warren says that the glow of the hemoglobin, and melanin-bearing structures can be magnified by a microscope outside the skin and manipulated by computers to create cellular-s...

HCV Patients Survival After Liver Transplantation is Not Improving

...ests that advanced donor age together with steroid pulse therapy and over immunosuppression can explain differences in outcomes. "The association with worse outcomes in recent years, and the controversy that seems to surround this observation, is likely due to differences in distribution of these variables...

Physicists Unite To Develop Anthrax Detection Method

...ration pulses and an ultrashort time-delayed probe pulse maximized the signal and lessens the background co...two laser bursts and a longer, tailored narrowband pulse for the third laser probe. “This combination of broadband preparation and time-delayed narrowband ...

Micro-jets for Painless Needle-free Injections

... up by a piezoelectric crystal, and when a voltage pulse is applied to the crystal it moves forward and pushes the piston. This, in turn, pushes the drug in the form of a small jet which penetrates into the skin." The pulsed micro-jets are expelled at over 100 metres per second at volumes of just 2-15 na...

United States Department of Defense Selects Ichor Medical Systems to Develop Biodefense Vaccine

...te of DNA administration, and timing of electrical pulse application to be consistent among different operators and patients. As a result, Ichor's TDS enables safe, effective, and reproducible clinical application of electroporation in a manner capable of supporting development and commercialization of DNA...

Delhi Kids to Be Immunized Against Polio

...ld also be conducted under search and immunization pulse polio campaign. Around 17,000 workers in 8,600 teams would visit different colonies including slums to administer anti-polio drops to left over children,' said Yoganand Shastri, the state health minister. Source-IANS...

Pregnant Smokers Raise Their Child's Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack

...young adults such as age, gender, body mass index, pulse pressure and cholesterol levels, the CIMT remained 9.4 micrometers thicker in children of mothers who smoked. Adjustment for current smoking by both mothers and fathers or the number of pack years (one "pack year" is 20 cigarettes smoked/day for one ...

Pulse Pressure Identified as Important Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation

Increased pulse pressure (the difference between systolic and dias...rtic stiffness, which is associated with increased pulse pressure, which increases cardiac load and may increase AF risk. Gary F. Mitchell, M.D., of Cardi...

Specialists Caution About Diet Pills

...us contra indications like high blood pressure and pulse rate. In the ayurvedic segment, many of the formulations are not clinically tested. According to Dr Gulhati, the editor of MIMS, such drugs are illegal as they will not be passed by the government unless they are prescribed by the classical books. ...

Secrets of the Heart's Signals

...hmia therapy. Defibrillators provide an electric pulse that is intended to restore a heart's healthy rhyt...nted by current defibrillators, Trayanova says the pulse can cause people pain and discomfort. In some patients, fear of receiving a pulse at an awkward mo...

Hypertension, Prehypertension in Youngsters Linked With Heart Enlargement

...nd prehypertensive participants had higher average pulse pressure (the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure values), stroke volume index (related to the volume of blood the heart pumps out at each beat), and total peripheral resistance index (a reflection of how constricted peripheral b...

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