Tag: "bedroom" at biology news
Air pollution hits children with asthma hardest, USC study finds
...smokers in thehome, cockroaches, pets, gas stoves, bedroom
carpets, and mildew. Many of theseare known to trigger attacks of asthma. Measurements of a variety of pollutantswere collected from outdoor air monitoring instruments in each of thecommunities. McConnell et al. found that children with asthma who li...
Side effects of prostate cancer surgery far less when performed by specialist
...ause of high rates of reported side effects in the bedroom
and bathroom arena. Doctors at several centers, Walsh notes, report that one year after the surgery, only 50 percent of their patients are continent and between 10 and 30 percent are potent. These figures disagree with findings from several centers o...
Faulty practices threaten condor program
... One group of eight birds wound up in a resident1s bedroom
after tearing through a screen door to enter the house. In Grand Canyon a condor ripped through the side of a camper1s tent as he lay sleeping within. Only one release site, near Big Sur, Calif., has had a purely parent-reared group of condors, an...
Mouse allergy contributes to inner-city asthma crisis
...ghest levels found in the kitchen, followed by the bedroom
and televisionliving room. Eighty-seven percent of the samples from each room in the study had detectable mouse urine or dander. The researchers then set out to examine the effects of this common allergen. Of the 608 children, 499 had undergone pun...
Researchers' mathematical model provides chagas disease insights
Removing domestic animals from the bedroom
may significantly reduce transmission By characte...eatly affect human health: keeping dogs in the bedroom
is "the worst thing householders can do," with respect to Chagas disease; and exclusion of infecte...
Current smoke alarms pass life-saving tests
...ble) conditions. The tests also showed how closed bedroom
doors and proper placement of smoke alarms affect ...ocated in the room of fire origin, in at least one bedroom
and in a central location on each floor. The researchers used actual furnishings and household items...