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Gas Masks Don't Always Fit an Emergency

...od for about a half-hour of breathing time. First responders also wear impermeable clothing designed to protect from agents that penetrate the skin. The second-most protective masks are those that fit either over the full face or over half the face and contain filters. These masks can protect against breathi...

Stress Is A Factor In Cholesterol Level

...n everyday life as well. So the larger cholesterol responders to stress tasks will be large responders to emotional situations in their lives." The researchers added: "It is these responses in everyday ...

Viagra Beneficial to High-Altitude Athletes

...m dose was also used. It was found that the drug responders demonstrated significant improvements in their times with the 50-milligram dose. Their average time was 10 minutes, 48 seconds, compared to 15 minutes when they took a placebo. Increased dose of Viagra did not increase the benefit. The researchers ...

Immune Response Linked to “Ghost” Parasites and Severely Congested Sinuss

...and sinus cavities play an important role as first responders of the immune system,” he says. “But when they are distracted fighting non-existent parasites, they cannot deal well with the very real microbes continuously coming into the nose.” This, Lane notes, may promote growth of bacteria and fungi in the n...

Responders On 9/11 Face Health Risks

...e fireball." He said that firefighters and other responders who passed people over to safety probably saved a lot of lives. However these very people are now facing severe health risks because of inhaling toxic fumes. "There should no longer be any doubt about the health effects of the World Trade Center. O...

Cardiocerebral Resuscitation, A New Technique For Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

...ity of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. When emergency responders used// Cardiocerebral Resuscitation, the new techn...0-percent increase compared to the time when first responders used guideline CPR, resulting in a mere 3 percent survival rate. As a cause of death, out-of-hosp...

International Study Finds Ways to Maximize Effective Responses After Terrorism Incidents

...ey practice "Triage Tuesdays," where every Tuesday responders triage every patient as if they were involved in a... who they say they are and are not a threat to the responders or bystanders. A hospital that received the bulk of patients from a bombed housing complex in Riyadh...

Esophageal Cancer Patients' Positive Responses to Chemotherapy Accurately Identified by PET

...y in Munich, Germany. "The outcome for metabolic responders turned out to be remarkably favorable compared to metabolic non-responders. Our results show that PET helps select patients who are benefiting from chemotherapy," he noted. "Based on our early response assessment, the course is set for tailoring mult...

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