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Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...shes and skin infections. The medical department sends circulars to emphasise on the preventive aspect. A Sample: Remember to wash your hands! Any area where people live in close proximity can be colony for bacteria. Crew members' immune systems can be weakened due to change in diet, heat, and stress. If...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...ctors. When a car passes over a loop, the detector sends a signal to a computer in a control box at the side of the road. The controller may simply count the number of cars that pass by and calculate average speed, or it may actively control traffic. Ramp meters are one example -- they limit the number o...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

... spare patients from use of general anesthesia and sends them home faster and with less need for pain medication. Mayo anesthesiologists have demonstrated the benefits of real-time 3-D ultrasound in nerve blockade in more than 150 surgeries of varied types. Their presentations at scientific meetings and...

Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

...ses them to produce an electrocardiogram (ECG) and sends an alert together with the ECG by cell phone text message. Cardiovascular disease is kills almost 20 million people each year, with around 22 million people at risk of sudden heart failure at any one time around the world. Lives can often be saved i...

20 Mg Rimonabant Per Day may Help to Quit Smoking

..., was not shown to be effective. Smoking tobacco sends nicotine into the blood stream, and this chemical disrupts the endocannabinoid system, part of the hormonal control mechanism in the brain that controls energy balance and food intake. Over time the body alters the nature of its energy mechanism to...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

... been lost. The brain thinks it is still there and sends signals to the nerves and severed muscles. These are intercepted by delicate sensors and used to move tiny motors hidden in the artificial fingers. While traditional prostheses have only one motor, allowing limited movement, the i-Limb has five...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...nd of epilepsy pacemaker implanted in the chest to sends signals to help the brain regulate its electrical signals. For some, though, their seizures are resistant to everything else but brain surgery. Support Groups for Epilepsy : There are innumerable organizations and support groups around the world...

New Tumor Markers for Pancreatic Cancer

...ey receive from their surroundings, each cell type sends only specific messages at any one time. While in normal cells this process is carried out following an organized pattern, this pattern of messages changes completely in cancer cells. When pancreatic cells transform into cancer cells, they abandon the...

Drugs More Important Than Kids for Katona, Says Her Candy Man

...e 26-year-old is desperate to take a drug she just sends her kids to bed to get doped up. "When she's on one of her benders nothing matters except the gear. I've seen it, believe me. She just packs the kids off to bed so she can get wasted, he said. He insisted that the singers image of being a family ...

More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...uscle. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter which sends a message to the muscle telling it to contract or tense up. With the flow of acetylcholine blocked or significantly reduced, the muscle can no longer retract and it relaxes. As a result, the wrinkled areas smooth out and soften. Liposuction is a co...

Now Sex Determination of Fetuses in Six Weeks in UK

...o find out. Once a woman has taken the test, she sends her sample directly to the company's laboratory for analysis and will receive the result in the post or can access it online using a protected password. Julia Millington of the Prolife Alliance said: "There is a real risk that some people would cho...

Operation on Pillow Angel Violated Laws, Says US Advocacy Group

... rights advocates say they believe the Ashley case sends a clear message about the rights of the disabled. The implementation of the 'Ashley treatment' raises serious concerns about the continuing discrimination faced by people with disabilities - discrimination which is often based in stereotypes about ...

Doctors Urged To Help Close Indigenous Health Gap

...stralians. Unity on this matter as a profession sends a powerful message that we are both willing and able to make the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples a top health priority, he says. Dr Wenitong suggests that a united medical profession could shift public opinion and motivate ...

Ways to Stop Organ Damage When Blood Flow Is Cut Off

...he non-vital organs, including the intestines, and sends more blood to the lungs, heart and brain. Because of this, some organs experience ischemia-like conditions when the body hemorrhages. In addition, the same antibodies that harm tissue after blood flow is resumed are also found in great numbers in p...

Women Urged to Be Wary of Ads Promoting Unwanted Drugs

...lty for misleading the public. Thus, while the FDA sends hundreds of letters each year requiring drug companies to retract their ads, most people don't hear about them. The FDA does not require new drugs to be proven better than competing, often cheaper, drugs already on the market. Though many drugs fo...

New Wireless System Developed to Detect Esophageal Reflux

...ialized radio frequency implant, which detects and sends the data, as well as the receiver. The receiver will include a button the patient can push when they begin eating. Eventually, engineers hope to design a devise similar to a personal digital assistant to store the results. That PDA-like device could ...

Now a Drug to Stop the Feeling of Hunger

...4R. When the bodys need for food is met, the brain sends out a signal and one feels having a full stomach. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Yaniv Linde at the Hebrew University. They initially experimented with mice by orally administering them with the peptide. It was found th...

Fluctuations in Ocean Salinity Could Forewarn of Climate Change

...lt generates a pressure gradient in the ocean that sends energy to the north without water actually being transported, said Prof. Zahn. Currently there is no large-scale salt monitoring system in place in the southern hemisphere oceans. Regular measurements taken in the waters around South Africa and New...

Scientists Have Found Way to Delay Menopause

...ill or an injection to delay menopause. The news sends new hope to women who want to put off having kids till they are in their late thirties or early forties, but who are also worried that they might be too old to get pregnant, or even carry a child full term. The chances of success fall dramatically ...

New Gene Discovery Raises Hope for Childhood Blindness Cure

... end (the outer segment) which perceives light and sends signals to the brain, a function requiring a large amount of energy. "LCA is usually a disease where protein function has been lost completely, but carriers of just one copy of the mutation, who will almost certainly have reduced protein levels, ne...

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