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Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...ctical action. The findings indicate that there is room for improvement, and they offer a major challenge to travel health care providers. Pre-travel consultation regarding AMS should be given by professionals with special attention to practical advice. This study is published in Journal of Travel Medic...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...ammer, he goes on the rampage, demolishing a hotel room in the middle of Madrid. Elsewhere in the same ...d be a good publicity stunt as well as boon to the room busters. "It was great," enthused Pablo, an IT worker aged 32, after undertaking an activity which...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...ich causes the blood vessels to widen, making more room for the blood to flow and lowering blood pressure. Milk chocolate, white chocolate, or dark chocolate eaten with milk do not have the same benefits as plain dark chocolate. Our study, says the doctor, provides sufficient evidence to recommend low...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...ges. 'Having a body-powered device leaves little room for mechanical failure,' Didrick said, adding that there aren't any robotic medical alternatives. Made of steel and blue plastic, Didrick's X-Finger allows for a surprising degree of dexterity: Enough to grip (and swing) a golf club, operate a keyb...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...he room. And so they were all by themselves in the room talking. We were as non-obtrusive as possible. We just came back at the end of the period of time, and asked them to talk about the other topic," Vogel said. The researchers reviewed and coded the videotapes of couples' interactions using a widely-...

Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries

...h 1995, when there was a total of 41,600 emergency room visits annually. The study, which was presented at the recent American Academy of Pediatrics annual meeting, shows a progressive increase each year in injuries, causing even greater concern among researchers. Our first study on this subject gave us...

Meet the 07/07/07 Baby

...007 at Birmingham's Good Hope Hospital in delivery room No 7, also happens to be the seventh child of the couple. Serge hopes that number seven will bestow good luck on his newborn daughter, and that he cannot wait to tell her that she was born on such a memorable occasion. I hope she's a good luck ch...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...and their parent to sleep in and with a monitoring room between. It also has a large waiting and play area, a lung function investigation room, a laboratory, offices for staff, a reception and a treatment room. The first studies to be conducted by the unit will be a trial looking at preventing allerg...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...reen nano-factories generate little waste, grow at room temperature, and promise to be inexpensive and largely biodegradable. A 2004 winner of the MacArthur Foundation "Genius Award," Dr. Belcher says that her latest research could address the energy crisis, the need for better medical treatments, and ...

Bed Side Robot Gets You Home Back Faster

...dollars for 54 occupied beds. In addition, a total room and board savings of 14,378 dollars was realized due to early discharge....

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...year-old former nurse who arrived in the emergency room at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital at 10:30 p.m., intox... Dr. Paul Bulat, medical director of the emergency room at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. "We are seeing more violent patients and out-of-control patie...

Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

...t can be sent from the cell phone to the emergency room using the Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS) as opposed to the SMS text messaging system....

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...lways seemed so far away," she said from a waiting room at Galveston's John Sealy Hospital. "It's not. It's here." Swimmers with compromised immune systems, such as cancer patients or people with liver disease, are most susceptible to the disease. To be contracted through contaminated water, the bacteri...

Chilly Sauce Linked to Botulism, Forcing Recall in US

...pores could survive. In a canned product kept at room temperature, the conditions would then be right for those spores to produce toxins, says Michael Doyle, director of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Georgia in Griffin. Castleberry's has recalled 10 varieties of canned foods, from ch...

Life Insurers in India to Launch Health Insurance Policies

...year of the policy, and has put a cap on the daily room rent at one per cent of the sum insured and two per cent in ICU, and increased the minimum sum to Rs 50,000 from Rs 15,000 besides introducing several other restrictions....

Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER

...ade changes, such as adding training for emergency room staff, improving methods for logging patients seek...said, a supervising nurse will check the emergency room waiting area at least once every eight-hour shift to ensure that no patient is left unattended. K...

Diana Could Have Been Saved Had She Been Rushed to Hospital

...n hospitals: "If they had got her to the operating room sooner, she would have had a far greater chance." Dr Stephen Ramee, a leading cardiologist at the Ochsner Health System centre in New Orleans, also concurs with the same: "We believe that you have a 'golden hour' to save someone's life, whether it's...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

...y plugs. Second, try to locate your PC in a cool room - or a cool place within an otherwise warm room. If your room has air conditioning, place the computer itself as close to an air conditioning vent as possible - o...

Annual Cancer Run Draws Huge Response in US

... said she dragged the dining table into the living room and cooked up a stir-fry feast. After dinner, she and her children climbed on top of the table and danced. Since then, she said, she's tried to live each day with a much greater sense of levity. And so far, there have been no signs the cancer has spr...

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

...s fear their boys would feel awkward in the locker room if they were not circumcised. Many doctors still recommend circumcision because of some evidence that it reduces the risk of penile cancer, urinary tract infections, HIV and perhaps other sexual transmitted diseases. Many major insurance companies s...

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