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Quality Control: Nissan Quest to Feature micronAir(R) Combination Cabin Air Filters

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers of the Nissan Quest and their families can breathe easy when it comes to the air quality inside their vehicles. This is thanks to micronAir(R) combination filters - a product of Freudenberg Nonwovens' Filtration Division - which will now be fea...

It's Probably Time to Replace Your Vehicle's Cabin Air Filter

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- If you get headaches, allergic reactions or breathing problems riding in your car, it's probably time to change the cabin air filter. Cabin air filters clean the incoming air and remove allergens, and should be replaced every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, or p...

Formation Of Blood Clots on Long Flights May Not Be Due To Cabin Environment

The oft exclaimed ailment called economy class syndrome, that is associated with the formation of blood clots during long flights, may not be due to cabin environment, //as it is thought to be, reveals a new study. The finding supports the assessment that clots could form in healthy people, whil...

Poor Quality of Cabin Air in the Plane Can Cause DVT, After A Long Flight

Airlines are in a tight spot after it was suggested that , one of the major causes of DVT after long flights, could be poor cabin air quality//.DVT is not caused by mere sitting in cramped conditions on long flights according to researchers, who suggest that cabin air quality may also play a key r...

Changes in cabin pressure pose risks for moms-to-be

One of the more intriguing observations about pregnancy is that births are sometimes reported to increase right about nine months after major weather events, such as hurricanes or snowstorms. While some have speculated that the sudden changes in barometric pressure that precede a storm could boost ...

Asthma and Allergy Sufferers: Take in a Breath of Clean Air While Driving

...cars built since 2001 come factory-equipped with a cabin air filter that is designed to clean and protect t... air conditioning vents. "Over time, however, cabin air filters can get clogged and actually multiply ...t . Simply checking and replacing your car's cabin air filter every 12,000 to 18,000 miles is the eas...

Aviation Ventilation Expert Available to Speak About Swine Flu Spread on Airplanes

...ircraft cabin. Standard 161 prescribes HEPA filtration of all air cabin exhaust air that is recirculated to the cabin. This requirement is included... that pathogens are not inadvertently carried from one part of the aircraft cabin to another part by the aircraft environmental control system. Stand...

Fainting Most Common Medical Crisis on Planes

...ital at Ruhr-University Bochum, in Germany, offered these tips on preparing for the flight: Be sure to drink enough fluids. The dry air in the cabin requires patients to steadily drink a sufficient amount of water. Sand also recommended avoiding excess caffeine and alcohol consumption. Move aro...

Students from UAB and UPC will experiment under microgravity conditions at the ESA

...d reducing its thrust to a minimum during 20 seconds while the plane falls freely along a parabolic trajectory. During these 20 seconds the aircraft's cabin pressure is similar to those found in near zero gravity conditions. Each flight will repeat this trajectory up to 30 times to give researchers - in th...

UB driver simulation study targets high-risk teenage drivers

...ent team can retrace the path on the actual streets featured on the driving simulator. "Previously, our motion simulator used a generic passenger cabin which seated two people," said Kevin F. Hulme, research associate for the New York State Center for Engineering Design and Industrial Innovation (NYSC...

Sudden Rise in Allergies and Asthma After Hurricane Ike

...or grocery store where the air tends to be more allergen- friendly. 2. Engage the recycle option of the air conditioner in your car and change the cabin filter regularly. 3. Change your home air conditioner/furnace filters regularly. 4. Plan outdoor activities to avoid spending time outside on ...

Tuesday Congressional Briefing Relays Need for National AIDS Strategy

...Mobilization Project Gay Men's Health Crisis Housing Works Human Rights Campaign L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center Latino Commission on AIDS Log cabin Republicans Nashville CARES National Association of People with AIDS National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS NYCAHN, NYC AIDS Housing Net...

People with obstructive sleep apnea at risk for cardiac stress on airline flights

...ure levels of typical commercial flights that have cabin altitudes (a measure of the air pressure and oxyge...ower blood oxygen level before and during aircraft cabin condition stimulation, but that the change in oxyg...ctions (heart, lungs, brain) is much greater under cabin conditions," explained Ms. Seccombe, who is curren...

SheKnows Names America's Most Extreme Mom for Mother's Day

... a spot so remote it can only be reached by foot or ATV. They resourcefully use solar power and cook meals on a wood burning cook-stove. Water for the cabin is hauled from a spring, and the bathroom is an outhouse perched over a cliff. About SheKnows SheKnows.com ( http://www.SheKnows.com ) is the auth...

It's More Than the Turkey Dinner That Will Leave You Feeling Bloated This Thanksgiving

...eans, bananas, cabbage, brussel sprouts, or broccoli," advises Dr. Raymond. "If you get gassy, the volume will expand, even in the pressurized cabin as you reach flight altitudes - so there will be even more volume of gas!" -- If in fact you do eat a gassy food, take an over-the-counter activa...

1-800-PACK-RAT Makes a Splash During Annual Walk for Hope

...ual Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer on Oct. 7. The event, in which participants could select a 2K or 5K walk or run, took place at the grounds of cabin John Regional Park, near Washington, D.C. More than 1,000 individuals participated and raised $180,000. "We're honored to be a part of this important...

Lake Elsinore Family Caregiver Receives Free Power Wheelchair From The SCOOTER Store

... of other family members -- her five children, husband and sickly father. Since becoming immobile, Ms. Gares has often been home alone, suffering from cabin fever and missing her recently deceased husband of 45 years. Ms. Gares badly wants to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and meet her grandchildren on t...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

...gg said. He fell back into his seat, and grabbed one of the patient's pillows to stop the blood pouring from his head. He said the pilot knew the cabin had decompressed but was not aware of the broken window, so he put the airplane into a dive to a safe altitude of 10,000 feet. "I kept saying, 'D...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...eeding airplanes." The Dreamliner's other innovations include greater levels of comfort for passengers, with higher humidity levels within the cabin expected to reduce passenger dehydration. Boeing, which aims to build 2,000 Dreamliners over the next two decades, has so far received 634 ord...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...ogging around in the mornings before he drives off for the day. Lisa Miles, an independent driver based in Fort Wayne, Ind., lifts weights in the cabin of her semi, too, while her partner driver takes the wheel. She gave up smoking three years ago and now is trying to lose 30 pounds. "It's real e...

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

...ould have used. Her body was found on the floor of cabin D182, which belonged to four of the men whom she h...plane. Her body was found on the floor of the cabin Slade shared with three of the other seven persons...sking a 15 year old to do an erotic dance in their cabin for cash, entering a...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

... be sat next to someone who talked for the whole flight," he said. "But the cabin crew have control over the system. If an aircraft is flying overnight, they...orget to turn their phones off during flights, despite repeated warnings by cabin crew before takeoff. "It is quite normal that people on airplanes forget to...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

... dispute, and they face the shame of returning home empty-handed. For the men, hanging themselves from the ventilator in their collective work cabin or jumping from one of the high-rise building, appears the most common way out, while women go for a strong dose of detergent. Raju and thousa...

Senior Doctor of Apollo Hospital Commits Suicide

...h police attributing it to a family dispute. Umesh Sharma, president of the orthopaedics department, was found dead at around 7.00 a.m. in his cabin in Apollo Hospital in Sarita Vihar, south Delhi. Sharma, who is said to have had an ongoing family dispute, came to the hospital at around 6.0...

Kerala Youth Die of Carbon Monoxide Inhalation

...r ventilation caused lethal levels of CO to accumulate in the garage. The air-conditioning system sucked much of the deadly gas back into car's closed cabin space, causing the deaths of the occupants, the experts said. The incident is in some ways similar to the death of three software engineers in Ch...

Car Airbags Will Cause Permanent Hearing Loss in 17 Percent

...d-down windows. This is because the higher pressure generated in the closed cabin actually prevents greater damage to the ear. The pressure causes a displace...nner ear, where hearing damage takes place. In airbag experiments where the cabin is completely sealed and pressure is even higher, hearing damage is reduced...

WHO Issues Fresh Guidelines To Long Distance Air Travelers

... high and under normal conditions cleaner than in most buildings, WHO said. But it said prolonged journeys of more than eight hours in a confined cabin may involve an increased risk of transmission, similar to other circumstances where people are together in confined places. The guidelines also a...

Plane Facts: Beneficial To Have Medics Full-Time In Super Jets

...o commission the A 380 into service, in 2009, is already equipping its staff with threadbare medical training. A spokeswoman for the airline said “Our cabin crew is trained to an extremely high standard and they have extensive medical training. We have a very high standard of equipment on board and we also...

Air travel reduces oxygen level in the blood

...lthough this may not be dangerous for healthy individuals, but for people with lungs problem or heart disease, this drop in the level of oxygen due to cabin air pressure may be potentially dangerous...

Transmission Of Infectious Disease On Planes Analyzed

...hus researchers say their evidence points to more frequent recirculation of cabin air. Some studies in the past have indicated that doubling the air excha...fection risk from tuberculosis in half and using disinfectants to clean the cabin between flights to areas of the world prone to malaria and other vector-bor...

How Safe is Air Travel For Heart Patients

... certain precautions, such as: Asking for an aisle seat to make it easier for him to get up during the flight Walking frequently through the cabin to keep blood flowing to his extremities Wearing below-the-knee compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis Avoiding alcohol and dri...

Flying with caution, with SARS

...gned in such a way that there exists a minimal flow between the front and back //parts of the plane. Passengers get a mix of outside and recycled cabin air run through a high efficiency particulate air filter which removes extremely small particles, such as viruses and dust. Passengers should remember...

Pregnancy should not be confined

...ain from air travel while pregnant. Some women, particularly those with heart problems, may experience discomfort while flying due to changes in cabin pressure, which may lead to subsequent increases in both their heart rate and blood pressure. Those at risk for such problems should be prescribed sup...

Health at heights

...somnia, illness, stress and overwork. Although the cabin is heated to 15°C, temperatures outside are well b...tion up is also advised. In the event of cabin decompression, the crew will have more than the co...ch down the crew spend all their time in a cramped cabin This can cause fluid build-up in both the lungs an...
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