The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a flight is often overestimated
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The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a long flight
is often overestimated. According to the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG), this condition is very unlikely in healthy travellers. When people wear a cas...
Air Ambulance and Life Flight Service Angel Medflight Adds Two to Client Advocates Division
and air ambulance service Angel Medflight adds attorneys to client advocates legal services division.
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 20, 2009 -- Angel Medflight, a worldwide life flight
and air ambulance service, is pleased to announce the addition of attorne...
Air Ambulance and Life Flight Service Angel Medflight Adds Two to Client Advocates Division
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel Medflight, a worldwide life flight
and air ambulance service, is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Michael J. Ward and Richard Siever to its client advocates legal services division. The addition will complement the c...
Two Flight Surgeons Supporting Wyle's Bioastronautics Contract Selected for New Astronaut Class
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Two flight
surgeons supporting Wyle and its NASA Bioastronautics Contract have been selected for the next astronaut class.
NASA announced last week that Dr. Kjell Lindgren and Dr. Serena Aunon, both assistant professors at the University of Texas M...
AFIT Accelerated Flight & Instrument Training Announces New Accelerated Flight Training Programs For Cirrus Aircraft Equipped With New Perspective Avionics by Garmin (CSIP)
AFIT, Aviations Most Respected Name, and the nation's largest and most effective Accelerated Flight
Training Organizations in the US today, announced New Accelerated Flight
Training Programs across the U.S. For Cirrus Aircraft Equipped With the New Perspective Avionics by Garmin.
Aviation Law Expert Offers Guidance on How Families of Air France Flight 447 May Seek Compensation from Airline
San Mateo attorney Mike Danko provides explanation of Montreal Convention and how it governs airline liability in international flights.
San Mateo, CA (Lexis Nexis) June 12, 2009 -- The families of passengers on Air France Flight
447, which apparently broke apart over t...
The Tragedy of Air France Flight 447: Crash Expert Reveals Nightmare Families Are Going Through
FORT MYERS, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Late on Sunday, May 31st, Air France Flight
447, on its way from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, disappeared from the radar during a lightning storm. With 228 people on board, this is potentially the deadliest commercial air disaster since November 2001 when an Am...
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Testifies on Emergency Planning After Recent Flu Outbreak
WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight
Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today testified on Capitol Hill regarding concerns that arose after a recent public health emergency and the summer travel outlook for this year. The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Av...
Dr. William Sears and Ocean Nutrition take flight on American Airlines to Spread Consumer Awareness of the Health Benefits of Omega-3 EPA/DHA
Ocean Nutrition Canada takes awareness of Omega-3 to new heights
HALIFAX, March 02 /PRNewswire/ - Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), supplier of MEG-3(R) brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA food and dietary supplement ingredients from fish oil, and Dr. William Sears, partner to develop consumer awarenes...
Aviation Expert Addresses Flight Safety Concerns
Express flights not always owned and operated by major airlines, suffer differing standards of care
Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) February 18, 2009 -- After the tragic airplane crash of Continental Flight
3407 near Buffalo N.Y., many questions and concerns have arisen regar...
Electronic Sports Launches Dogfight Fitness Flight Simulator: The Next Generation of Exergaming
The new Dogfight Fitness Flight
Simulator, from Electronic Sports, leads the next generation of exergaming fitness products with its stellar graphics and exciting gameplay that makes fitness fun.
Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) December 16, 2008 -- Electronic Sports proudly ...
First U.S. Flight with Humanitarian Goods Arrives in Democratic Republic of Congo
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. government,
through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), airlifted
the first of five planned shipments of U.S. emergency assistance to the
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on November 12. In coordination with the
Wyle Key Part of Winning Team for Marshall Space Flight Center Occupational Health Services Contract
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle is a key partner in
the winning team awarded the NASA Marshall Space Flight
Center contract to
provide occupational health services to site employees and contractors. The
five year contract, valued at up to $24 million, is due to begin on Nov. 1...
American Airlines Honors Flight Attendants at Golden Heart Awards Ceremony Flight
Attendants and Survivors Reunite to Celebrate Life and Recognize Heroes
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American
Airlines today presented Golden Heart awards to 19 flight
have administered emergency medical attent...
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Big Expedition for Cancer Research Team Returns From Reconnaissance Flight Over Alaska's Glacier Bay Park
Team finalizes choice of mountain and route for June expedition
SEATTLE, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Members from Fred Hutchinson Cancer
Research Center's Big Expedition for Cancer Research got their first aerial
look at the peak they will climb this summer. The group returned today from
Angel Flight West Recognizes New Mexico Pilots and Receives Grant to Improve Access to Health Care
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Angel Flight
(AFW) awarded The Distinguished Pilot of the Year award to Albuquerque, New
Mexico pilot Dan Telfair at AFW's 24th Anniversary Awards and on Saturday,
November 17 at the annual New Mexico Wing pilot awards event. Telfair
Angel Flight West Recognizes Southern California Pilots at 24th Anniversary
MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel Flight
awarded The Distinguished Pilot award to Encino resident Steve Danz at
AFW's 24th Anniversary Awards on Saturday, September 29th. Danz completed
82 AFW missions over the past year. As an AFW pilot, Steve flies people in
Angel Flight West Recognizes Northern California Pilots at AFW 24th Anniversary Awards
MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel Flight
awarded The Distinguished Pilot award to Oakland resident John Birely at
AFW's 24th Anniversary Awards on Saturday, September 29th. Birely completed
37 Angel Flight
West missions over the past year. As an AFW pilot, John
Angel Flight West Recognizes Colorado Pilots and Supporters at AFW 24th Anniversary Awards
MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel Flight
awarded The Distinguished Pilot award to Durango pilot Dr. James Irish at
AFW's 24th Anniversary Awards on Saturday, September 29. Dr. Irish
completed 18 Angel Flight
West missions over the past year. As an AFW
pilot, he flies pe...
Sun Safety Outreach to Families Takes Flight at the Plano Hot Air Balloon Festival
Local volunteers representing the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) will
help Texan balloon enthusiasts play safe in the sun with free skin cancer screenings and sun safety tips for all seasons and all skin types.
PLANO, Texas, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though higher altitudes
UHW Members Save Man's Life On Flight
Sacramento-based hospital workers revive unconscious passenger
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three longtime
members of United Healthcare Workers-West saved the life of a 53-year-old
passenger on their Southwest Airlines flight
from Sacramento to Burbank
When Bird- Flu takes Flight
Countries should put their heads together, and share vital information with the sincere motive of protecting people across nationalities from a dreaded form of flu//. The time is ripe to evolve a cohesive international effort in the development of a vaccine, which will necessitate the sharing of im...
Travel-Related Blood Clots Can Be Reduced By Using Flight Stockings
A new research has found that travelers who are prone to travel-related blood clots during long flight
can cut their risk by pulling on a pair of elastic support hose before boarding. //
The review examined the evidence that compression stockings can prevent deep vein thrombosis. Sometimes ca...
Sexual Harassment A Cause Of Deteriorating Health Among Female Flight Attendants.
A study was conducted on 2000 female flight
attendants working for a National European Airline from 1965 to 1995.
The results revealed that they rate their health as poor when they have been sexually harassed. This is of major // concern to the other women who are working with the public.
Risk of deep vein thrombosis less in people who were flight stockings when flying
Graduated compression stockings that are worn during long hours of flying can significantly reduce the risk// of deep vein thrombosis.
Researchers of the study had compared nine studies of nearly 2500 passengers who had flown long distance in airlines. The researchers had carried out the resea...
Indian Engineer Sentenced for Groping Women During Flight
Software engineers might be the brand ambassadors of India. But they could also prove a huge embarrassment for the country, as has happened in the case of Thirumurthy Nakka Boomaiah , 35 and hailing from Chennai, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
He has been sentenced to 69 days ...
Chicken Pox Fears Cause Captain To Force Baby From Flight
Chris and Caroline Snaith, a couple travelling on a My Travel flight
to Newcastle last month were forced to leave their 10-month-old baby son in Tenerife after the captain// of the plane refused to take the baby onboard since he had a spot on his head. The captain thought it was chicken pox.
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...
United Cargo Launches Temp Control Service
...United can be found at the company's Web site at united.com or follow United on Twitter @UnitedAirlines.
*Based on United's forward-looking flight
schedule for July 2009 to June 2010.
Air Methods Reports 2Q2009 Results and 3Q2009 Update
... June 30, 2009 and provided an update on July 2009 flight
volumes. For the quarter, revenue increased sligh...$3.0 million or 13%, while maintenance expense per flight
hour decreased by 9% to $561 as compared with the ... The Company also provided an update on July 2009 flight
volume. Total community-based transports were 3,8...
Robotics insights through flies' eyes
...s have created an unusual research environment: a flight
simulator for flies. Here they're investigating wh...their own movement so efficiently. They've built a flight
simulator for flies under the leadership of neurob...fly's brain when the animal whizzes in criss-cross flight
around a room.
The first results show one thing...
Research Scientist Reports On Time-Tested Solution To Current Medical Crisis
...s in anthropomorphic terms like the ancients did, such as describing oxytocin as the "cuddling hormone" or epinephrine as the "fight or flight
"The Perfect Health Plan: Proven, Safe, Effective, and Inexpensive details the urgency of adopting the proven ancient models o...
Life-Saving 'Thermal Angel' Blood Warmer Is Immediately Available For Use By U.S. Troops In Harm's Way
...dom in 2003. In addition to U.S. military installations around the world, the Thermal Angel is used by hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS) and flight
services across the United States. To date, more than 90 countries have expressed interest in the Thermal Angel, including key U.S. allies.
Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
...n increase in the high muscle sympathetic nerve activity. This regular constricting of blood vessels, which normally occurs during the body's fight or flight
response to danger, can increase a woman's chances of developing diabetes and high blood pressure or having a heart attack or stroke.
The study, ...
Travelers Face Greater Risk of Leg Clots
... traveling obviously stay well-hydrated. That means on a plane, after you pass security, you should purchase extra water and drink enough of it on the flight
so that you have to go to the bathroom to urinate. And if you're traveling by car you should probably take a break every two hours, rather than trying...
Morehead Presents Webinar on Preventing Physician Disloyalty: Building Stability and Trust with 'At-Risk' Physicians
...of this phenomenon throughout healthcare today and outline interventions organizations can pursue to ensure that highly satisfied physicians are not a flight
They will also examine a large integrated health system's step-by-step conversion of its at-risk physician to highly loyal partners. David...
Air Traffic Patterns Predict Swine Flu Spread
The finding confirms that tracking global flight
patterns to determine where an infectious disease ...ronto. "Yet, infectious diseases do follow airline flight
routes. If we can understand how people move aroun...was not yet available, the investigators used 2008 flight
information, noting that air travel patterns in Ma...
Air Methods Petitions NTSB for Reconsideration of Probable Cause Determination
...ient transports; the continuation and/or renewal of air medical service contracts; the acquisition of profitable Products Division contracts and other flight
service operations; the successful expansion of the community-based operations; and other matters set forth in the Company's public filings.
Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations
... Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 71 in 1994 in response to a spate of crashes of helicopter sightseeing tours that year. The regulation established minimum flight
altitudes and clearances from terrain, emphasized passenger safety precautions, mandated performance plans prior to each flight, and required flotatio...
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) Leads the Way in Pioneering Helicopter Modification Which is Expected to Greatly Enhance Safety and Save Lives
...sed safety to make landings while using Instrument flight
Rules (IFR), Joseph Cook, CALSTAR's President and ...sed safety to make landings while using Instrument flight
Rules (IFR), Joseph Cook, CALSTAR's President and ...gion and who is based at CALSTAR IV in Ukiah, said flight
crews are still training on the modified helicopte...