Tag: "outdoor" at medical news
High levels of airborne mouse allergen in inner-city homes could trigger asthma attacks
... one positive skin test to other common indoor and outdoor
allergens. "Unfortunately, many clinicians do not take mouse allergen into consideration when evaluating inner-city children with asthma," Matsui says. "Testing these children for mouse allergy needs to become as routine as testing for allergies to ...
Early supported discharge services can reduce long term dependency for stroke patients
...s and for whom the combination of travelling to an outdoor
service with exercise could be too tiring; or patients who would benefit most from situational learning instead of trying to generalise learned skills."...
Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego funds commercialization of lung, shock, other devices
...technology area. Visible color LEDs are useful for outdoor
full-color displays, signaling, traffic lights, automobile lights. White light from LEDs would offer many advantages for general lighting: reduced electrical energy consumption, reduced carbon-related pollution, increased lifetime, and so on. There ...
Impact of 2002 Canadian forest fires felt 700 miles away in Baltimore, Maryland
...Md. The study authors found a dramatic increase in outdoor
and indoor fine particulate matter an atmospheric...nce that global air pollution has, not only on the outdoor
air quality in our communities, but on air quality indoors where even the most susceptible among us ...
Injury from epileptic seizures relatively rare, Mayo Clinic study find
...: 1) practice general safety rules when engaged in outdoor
activities (e.g., wear a helmet when skating, biking or skiing), 2) take medications regularly as prescribed by your doctor, 3) report medication side effects to your doctor, 4) avoid situations that can worsen seizure recurrence (e.g., lack of sleep...
Latest Asian-American tobacco use data reported
... Cantonese, Mandarin, Hmong and Laotian. Print and outdoor
ads have been produced in those languages as well as in Tagalog, Khmer, Thai and Japanese. The ads have had three goals: to educate Asian Americans about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke, to expose the tobacco industry's targeted campaign ...
Children with ADHD benefit from time outdoors enjoying nature
...Journal of Public Health. "The advantage for green outdoor
activities was observed among children living in d... Some activities were conducted inside, others in outdoor
places without much greenery, such as parking lots and downtown areas, and others in relatively natu...
Europe's legacy to its children - A healthier environment?
...rom injuries and adequate physical activity; clean outdoor
and indoor air; and chemical-free environments. However, the Editorial questions whether such wide-ranging goals are realistic given the specific action that could be taken now to improve environmental health for children in Europe: 'Laudable goals....
Sounds of New York, evidence for a preferred ear, ultrasound for the eye
...ts, such as the source of an explosion, in a noisy outdoor
urban environment (5aPAa5). FROG STUTTERS, WHALE GUNSHOTS, AND VIBRATING LOBSTERS Different animal species use sound to attract mates in an unexpected variety of ways. Several papers show how sound can provide important clues into animal behavior...
Temperature and humidity can affect LASIK surgery results
...ncement procedure. Results also were influenced by outdoor
temperatures and humidity in the weeks before surg...the winter months to 50 percent in September, when outdoor
humidity was at its highest. During less-humid months, there was a tendency to overcorrect vision. D...
Latest cancer research features small molecule therapy, and the preventative benefits of sunshine
...trial subjects who experienced the least amount of outdoor
time under the sun had an odds ratio of 1.0. Outdoor time on days off work was most strongly related to reduced risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The upper quartile of "sun worship" had an odds ratio of 0.47--a whopping 53 percent reduction in risk o...
Childhood obesity leads to adult diabetes, researcher says
...festyles who no longer have time to participate in outdoor
activities with young children. Also busy parents have resorted to the option of relying too much on fast food as a source of regular meals for themselves and their families which in turn leads to many health problems. Added to these factors is the f...
Internet program and videos net nutritional benefits for kids
... area was low-income, there was a cultural center, outdoor
markets, stores and clinics," Frenn said. "It was a more cohesive neighborhood. There was a protective effect for those kids, when compared to the culturally diverse ZIP code just next door."Researchers say a larger study that follows the students ...
Sun exposure behaviors matched to dose of UV radiation received
...oing to the beach, exposing shoulders], except for outdoor
workers," the authors write....
Ethnicity may affect allergies in children with asthma
...with asthma may be at risk for multiple indoor and outdoor
allergies, says a study published in the January i...ree times more likely to be allergic to indoor and outdoor
allergens than white children with asthma. The study also found that African American children with...
Study on toxic exposures in urban environments
...mes greater than levels observed in home indoor or outdoor
settings in New York City. Their research finding...evels observed inside of the subjects' homes or in outdoor
locations. Looking at elemental ratios allowed the team to conclude that while the indoor and outdo...
Prevent holiday burns, fires
...ghts. (Some lights are designed only for indoor or outdoor
use, but not both.) Larger tree lights should also have some type of reflector rather than a bare bulb and all lights should be listed by a testing laboratory. Never use electric lights on a metal tree. Follow the manufacturer's instruction...
Gardens have the potential to improve health, research shows
... as green vegetation, flowers and water and can be outdoor
or indoor spaces, varying in size. "Supportive gardens in healthcare facilities potentially can be an important adjunct to the healing effects of drugs and other modern medical technology, and help improve the overall quality of care," Ulrich says. W...
Spectators discouraged from watching building demolitions
...ples were taken at seven indoor locations and four outdoor
sites. They found that immediately after the implo...on and staying indoors offers protection from high outdoor
concentrations of dust particles. Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Ambient...
ASHRAE studies impact of IAQ on classroom performance
...he source of indoor air pollution or by increasing outdoor
air supply.It also has been found that temperature...etter control of indoor air temperature; increased outdoor
air supply rate leading to reduced levels of airborne pollutants; improved supply air quality; and f...
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