Tag: "climb" at medical news
Novel catheter technique successfully patches holes in the heart
...dly better and were much more active, even able to climb
a flight of stairs before becoming short of breath. All patients were ranked in New York Heart Association class 2 or better....
Gaining weight between pregnancies could lead to pregnancy complications
...d increase 100 percent. The risk would continue to climb
if she gained more weight and became obese. "Previous studies had looked at the risk of pregnancy complications in relation to a single snapshot measure of pre-pregnant weight, and found that obesity appeared to increase the frequency of such compli...
Why are so many people dying on Everest?
...ght that it would be physiologically impossible to climb
Mount Everest with or without oxygen. In 1953 Hill...sult is invariably the same the climber starts to climb
more slowly, he explains. If you are too slow this means that something is wrong and your chances of...
AGD2006Denver: The only meeting for the entire dental team
...ik Weinhenmayer, the first blind man in history to climb
Mt. Everest Nationally-recognized comedian Tom Papa All lectures and capsule clinics scheduled Thursday through Sunday Entrance to the exhibit hall, featuring more than 250 exhibit booths AGD2006DENVER will take place at the Colorado Conven...
Research reinforces findings that Chinese exercises benefit older adults
...ther said she was more confident of her ability to climb
the stairs to her attic. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer Karl Rosengren was Yang's Ph.D. adviser and is a contributing author of the U. of I. studies Other evidence pointed to improvements in sleep quality, concentration, memory, self-esteem and overall...
Real battle over mental health law about to begin
The UK government's climb
down on reform of mental health legislation is not...less controversial, says Eastman. The government's climb
down on reform of mental health legislation is, almost certainly, merely a prelude to climbing up by...
Bush's health care initiatives will make America's system worse
...ow-income workers and their families, continues to climb
and is now estimated to be 45 million, roughly one in seven Americans. Therefore, it came as a surprise when Mr Bush dedicated only two short paragraphs of his speech to health care and did little more than tout three old initiatives, states the edit...
GlaxoSmithKline funds $1.65 million effort for UNC-Duke public health care partnership
...rth Carolina, where rates of infection continue to climb
among underserved populations. The project seeks to design culturally appropriate research projects to understand and address cultural, economic and other barriers to effective HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, and to involve Duke and UNC faculty, f...
Ames Laboratory innovation key to a 'lead-free' Europe
...ed operating temperatures. For example, the steady climb
in computer processor speeds has meant a corresponding increase in the amount of heat they generate. And computers aren't the only devices that generate heat. "Even the circuitry in your cell phone operates at about 125 degrees Centigrade," Anderson ...
For orthopedic injuries, a robot that follows patients as they move
... of sufferers of orthopedic injuries as they walk, climb
stairs, stand up from a seated position or pursue other normal activities and maybe even athletic ones like swinging a bat. UF mechanical and aerospace engineer Scott Banks' goal is to augment static images of patients' bones, muscles and joints wit...
Can rice bran oil melt away cholesterol?
...lesterolemia) that caused his total cholesterol to climb
to 440 mg/dL, resulted in a 20-percent decline after about two months of tocotrienol supplements. The boy's cholesterol did rise again, however, after 100 weeks of TRF supplements. In addition, Minhajuddin and colleagues previously showed in...
Lessons to be learnt from life at the very limit
...ple are somehow able to adapt and find the will to climb
this mountain. But how in this seemingly lethal hypoxic environment is it possible? For a molecule upon which all human life depends our understanding of oxygen and its physiological role is far from complete. This conference will explore extreme ph...