Tag: "aerosols" at medical news
Study finds no relationship between respiratory illnesses, mists from 'dental aerosols'
...there is a relationship between exposure to dental aerosols
and actual illness among a cohort of dental worker...d third year, so the hypothesis was that if dental aerosols
were a risk, there would be an increase in respiratory illness among dental students by year as thei...
Students join scientists in search of asthma triggers
...evices can determine the concentration and size of aerosols
(or particles in the air) by using light from the ...trum. The students will take daily measurements of aerosols
around Baltimore City beginning this spring and will continue to collect data over the course of thi...
Physics tip sheet #19 June 26, 2002
...perform better when they incorporate the effect of aerosols
rather than just greenhouse gases. Scenarios that ... The study provides an independent evaluation that aerosols
must be considered to realistically model climate change as claimed in the recent IPCC Climate Chang...
Mapping the air to safeguard your looks, the environment and planes in flight
...t will chart global concentrations of trace gases, aerosols
and UV for a wide range of end users. "We want to base our methods on state-of-the-art, high technology methods," Christiaens concluded. "We hope to get more precise on a smaller grid and taking account of cloudiness information on ground UV doses...
Small and deadly
...lens, molds, ashes and soot, along with even finer aerosols
that are formed in the atmosphere from gaseous combustion byproducts, such as volatile organic compounds, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, Sioutas said. Invisible, for the most part, these particles "snow" on people from a wide range of sources, s...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for March 2004 (first issue)
...termination of airborne Mycobacterium tuberculosis aerosols
(capable of being cultured), which were generated ...with smear-positive pulmonary TB. Cough-generated aerosols
were positive in 4 subjects (25 percent). The authors said that there was a rapid decrease in the c...
New technology facilitates adherence for patients
...r routes through which medication such as pills or aerosols
are delivered; however, all three pose inherent problems for drug delivery, according to Dr. Langer. "We are, however, finding ways around these hurdles," he said. "The difficulty with the gut is that digestive acids and enzymes break down drugs bef...
Envisat witnesses return of the South Polar ozone hole
...ibution of ozone and other trace gases, as well as aerosols
and clouds. KNMI processes SCIAMACHY data in near-real time as the basis of an operational ozone forecasting service. This is part of a suite of atmospheric information services provided by a project called TEMIS (Tropospheric Emission Monitoring In...
New guidelines conclude all aerosol therapy devices equally effective
...ing aerosol therapy for patients." "Use of inhaled aerosols
has revolutionized the care of obstructive respiratory disease by allowing the selective delivery of optimal concentrations of drugs to the airway without creating the undesirable side effects that might result from systemic administration," said Myr...