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A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay

...bial agent against streptococci bacteria and upper respiratory tract infections," she said. The professor added that it is still necessary to maintain good oral health. "We should still drink wine because it tastes good, goes well with food and is a pleasure to share with company. And we should still brush ...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...irus responsible for the outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Working with collaborators from the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), scientists at the National Institutes of Health conducted in vitro experiments on a mouse model to test the neutr...

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

...believed to be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory illness in humans. Malaysian health authorities ...a soldier, his wife and two children who developed respiratory illness and fever a week after a bat flew into their home in Bemban village. The entire family has s...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...f gold noticed their rheumatism, skin problems and respiratory difficulties had temporarily disappeared or were considerably improved after spending time underground. Following a series of scientific studies on its effects, the mine was reopened in 1952 as what the organisers say is the world's only "health mi...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

... of these chemicals include damage to the nervous, respiratory and immune system, as well as cancer. While there have been reductions in contaminants in parts of the Great Lakes, severe problems remain, particularly for fish caught in Lake Ontario, where there has been a marked rise in the number of advisories...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...ation response. Its side-effects can include upper respiratory infections and other potentially serious reactions. The Al and Heidi Azus Foundations Pediatric Infusion Center opened in early April within the Cedars-Sinai Childrens Health Center. The colorful two-room suite is furnished with X-Boxes, flat screen...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

... to see a doctor if children were showing signs of respiratory illness. The department's director of communicable disease control, Dr Paul Van Buynder, said the speed at which the three children fell ill was a grave concern. "While we do not want to create unnecessary panic, it is important for parents to be...

New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

...results of a study . Snoring is the vibration of respiratory organs and the resulting sound due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. The sound may be soft or loud and unpleasant. It can sometimes be frustrating for patients and their loved ones. There are several medical or surgical tr...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...th tiny electronics that can monitor your heart or respiratory function wirelessly. When dirty, you take it off and throw it in the wash or have it dry-cleaned. And theres no need to worry about your heart skipping a beat while your garment is being cleaned, according to researcher and Director of UniSAs Weara...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

... us to better understand the impact of the drug on respiratory function in cystic fibrosis patients. The committe...LCA1, as a potential target for future research in respiratory and other diseases and we maintain a strong intellectual property position and library of over 15,00...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...c technology that can monitor the wearers heart or respiratory functions wirelessly. When placed on electronic hangers, they enable monitored data to be downloaded onto to a computer in the wardrobe. So theres no need to worry about data being lost while the garment is being cleaned, according to Professor Br...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...l attention in case their children showed signs of respiratory illness , the West Australian Health Department said there was nothing to panic about. The successive deaths of three Perth children younger than five past week - all killed within 24 hours of developing flu-like symptoms had triggered off panic....

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

...ly those who smoke, may be at an increased risk of respiratory symptoms such as asthma it they forego a healthy a...rients are associated with lower reports of cough, respiratory infections, and less severe asthma-related symptoms," said Jane Burns. "Teenagers who have low die...

Air Pollution in India Causes 527,700 Deaths a Year

...pollution can trigger or worsen a wide spectrum of respiratory and cardiovascular ailments. WHO's air guidelines warn that pregnant women, the elderly, the sick, and young children are especially susceptible to suffering severe effects from high pollution levels. The total number of Chinese whose lives are...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...e of certain nutrients increases the likelihood of respiratory symptoms such as asthma, especially in teens who s...rients are associated with lower reports of cough, respiratory infections, and less severe asthma-related symptoms, said lead study author Jane Burns, ScD, Harvard...

Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation

...the new lung. This leaves them vulnerable to upper respiratory infections, which can quickly develop into pneumonia. Kreisel and others suspect that these illnesses alter the immune response and increase inflammation, which eventually lead to chronic rejection. They note that mainstay immunosuppressive drugs ...

Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U. S.

...levels from less sunlight, and higher incidence of respiratory and allergic diseases. This study suggests that pe...ain the north-south difference in the incidence of respiratory and allergic disease....

Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia

...had died, because she had no history of cardiac or respiratory problems. The ship's doctors initially thought she might have died of a heart attack. The inquest continues. The case has prompted stricter security measures for Australian cruises with the introduction of security sniffer dogs and closed-circuit...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...re and monitored body position, sleep arousals and respiratory events. At TNI of 10L/minute, some indications o...Many more have the milder form of sleep-associated respiratory disorders, hypopnea. Untreated sleep apnea can increase the chance of having high blood pressure a...

Poor Ventilation may Cause Lung Disorders Inn Inuit Children

...ding may contribute to the high incidence of lower respiratory tract lung infections in young Inuit children. Dr. Tom Kovesi and colleagues collected data on respiratory health and indoor air quality for 49 Inuit children under 5 years of age in the Baffin Region of Nun...

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