lack of oxygen

Thick snow cover posing new risk to Amarnath pilgrims


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Thick snow cover at Kashmir's Amarnath cave shrine and on the route leading to it is posing multiple risks to pilgrims and has increased challenges ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Low oxygen levels drive cancer growth’


May 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Low oxygen levels in cells, not genetic mutations, may fuel uncontrollable cancer growth, says a new discovery.If hypoxia, or low oxygen levels in cells, is proven ... Read more...

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Elderly man suffocates, six hospitalised


January 17th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) An elderly man suffocated and six others were hospitalised in Odisha's Kandhamal district Tuesday after a fire they kept in their room to warm themselves resulted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Four dead inhaling toxic gas in China


November 14th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) At least four workers were killed and six others hospitalised Monday after inhaling toxic carbon monoxide gas at a cement company in China.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Slightly high BP raises chances of stroke


September 29th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Even if your blood pressure (BP) is slightly elevated, you may be prone to a stroke, new research says.Prehypertension is a clinical category to describe patients ... Read more...

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Azharuddin’s son remains critical


September 13th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin's son Mohammed Ayazuddin's condition remains critical, doctors said Tuesday. The 19-year-old met with an accident two days ago while riding ... Read more...

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Tight security as Kerala temple’s treasure trove opened


July 1st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Heavy security was in place at the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple here as a seven-member Supreme Court-appointed team Friday went about opening and taking an inventory of ... Read more...

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Southwest Airlines grounds dozens of planes after in-flight fuselage rupture


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- Southwest Airlines on early Saturday morning grounded more than 80 aircraft after one of its planes experienced an in-flight fuselage rupture on Friday, the airline said.The incident happened ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Batcha autopsy doctor to fight Tamil Nadu poll


March 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) The doctor who conducted an autopsy on the body of Sadiq Batcha, a realtor and associate of former communications minister A. Raja, has filed his nomination ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Batcha autopsy: Doctor’s resignation rejected


March 21st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has refused to accept the resignation of V. Dekal, who conducted autopsy on Sadiq Batcha, realtor and associate of former communications minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Batcha’s death due to asphyxia, says doctor


March 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 17 (ANI): The doctor, who performed autopsy on the body of Sadiq Batcha, a close associate of former Telecom Minister A Raja, on Thursday said that he died due to ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death due to asphyxia: Doctor


March 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, realtor and a close business associate of former communications minister A. Raja, died due to asphyxia, a doctor who performed autopsy on the body ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Millions of dead fish found in California marina


March 10th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS/EFE) Millions of dead fish were found in a marina in Los Angeles, California, a media report said.Authorities were trying hard to clean up the area ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mystery over millions of dead fish in US harbour


March 9th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 9 (ANI): The sight of millions of dead anchovies floating in a marina just south of Los Angeles has left fishermen and harbour chiefs puzzled about their death.Experts have suggested ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oldest species of marine mollusc discovered in Iberian Peninsula


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new species of mollusc - thought to be the oldest in its genus - has been discovered from various parts of the Iberian Peninsula.Discovered in 2007, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study explores link between hypoxia and inflammation in athletes


February 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has explored the link between lack of oxygen, called hypoxia, and the inflammation that can injure or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Zealand’s Pike River miners died within minutes of first blast: Chief Coroner


January 27th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Jan 27(ANI): Chief Coroner Neil MacLean has closed the inquest into New Zealand's Pike River Coal mine deaths, saying that he believes the 29 miners died soon after the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists find how some plants can survive near-vacuum conditions


January 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida have found that some plants can survive in near-vacuum conditions.Vacuum-like conditions are difficult to survive in because they lack oxygen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Childhood Memories Drove William “Bill” Zeller To Death


January 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It were the terrible memories of childhood that drove William "Bill" Zeller to death. Friends and colleagues were shattered after doctors broke down the news of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spurt in oxygen levels 550mn yrs ago drove evolution of animal life


December 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study at the University of Oxford has revealed that 550 million years ago, when atmospheric oxygen levels on the planet rose sharply from 3 percent to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Death toll rises to 37 after last miners found dead in central China mine


October 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
YUZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a gas leak at a central China coal mine on Saturday has risen to 37, the government said, concluding recovery operations at the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China mine blast kills 21


October 17th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by BNO News
YUZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A gas explosion at a coal mine in central China on early Saturday morning killed at least 21 people and left more than a dozen others trapped, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New research may help patients recover from brain injury


October 6th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A new study may potentially help people who have lost their ability to remember due to brain injury or disease.By examining how we learn and store memories, scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial cilia that respond to heat and light created


September 24th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Inspired by mother nature, researchers at University of Southern Mississippi have for the first time, created a new, skinny-molecule-based material that resembles cilia, the tiny, hair-like structures through ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stranded Kailash-bound Indian legislator, pilgrims rescued


September 21st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Forty-one Indian pilgrims bound for Mt Kailash, including a legislator from Rajasthan who had developed high altitude sickness, have been rescued safely from the Nepal-Tibet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four choke to death in stepwell


August 18th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Aug 18 (IANS) Four people choked to death in a Nagpur village due to suspected fumes inside a stepwell, police said Wednesday. The incident took place in Majari village, 70 km ... Read more...

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How neuroglobin protects against Alzheimer’s


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Researchers from the University of California, Davis, and the University of Auckland have found that neuroglobin may protect against Alzheimer's disease by preventing brain neurons from dying in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Volunteer group spends 40 days removing rubbish from Mt. Everest’s ‘Death Zone’


July 20th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 20 (ANI): Twenty people have braved dangerous "death zone" conditions of Mount Everest to clear the world's highest peak of rubbish left behind by climbers.Namgyal Sherpa, the leader of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Babies born outside working hours more likely to die


July 17th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Babies born outside normal working hours are at an increased risk of dying due to the absence of senior clinic staff in the wards. Researchers studied one million births ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Yawning ‘reveals sexual desire’


June 29th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The next time you yawn, beware - you could be sending out an erotic message to someone sitting close to you - say experts.Academics from Europe, the U.S., ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study suggests limiting blood flow interruption during kidney surgery


June 12th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic collaborative research team has found that interrupting the blood flow for more than 20 to 25 minutes during kidney cancer surgery leads ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indirect medication the best way to stop seizures?


June 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new study says indirect, or non-IV medication may be the best way to stop seizures in a patient immediately.UC emergency medicine assistant professor Jason McMullan, MD, compared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here’s why Tibetans thrive in thin air


June 8th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered the genetic secrets that allow Tibetans to thrive in thin air.Reporting in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low cardio fitness levels foreshadow stroke risk


June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Lower levels of cardio-respiratory fitness in men can increase the risk of death due to stroke by sixty percent, a new study has found. The study was conducted at ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Epileptic kids say quality of life better than their parents think


May 14th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Children with epilepsy say their quality of life is comparable to that of their healthy siblings, researchers have reported.Epileptic kids often face multiple challenges - not only seizures ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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