lack of oxygen

Temporarily stopping blood flow in arm protects heart during attack


February 26th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Damage in people having a heart attack can be prevented by temporarily stopping blood flow in the arm, a Danish study has shown.According to researchers, the procedure "kick-starts" ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humble hot dog ’should be redesigned to cut choking hazard’


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 23 (ANI): Hot dogs must be redesigned to prevent choking deaths among kids, American pediatricians said in a new policy statement.According to USA Today, the American Academy of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 200,000 fish die in Argentine lake


February 17th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) More than 200,000 silverside fish were found dead last week in a lake in northern Argentina, but the cause has not been determined, a media report said. Environment ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lack of oxygen forced animals to breathe


February 11th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) A massive plunge in global oxygen levels, not freshwater frolicking, could have led to the rise of air-breathing animals, argues a new study. Researchers made the claim after ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lack of oxygen may have forced fish to evolve into first air-breathing animals


February 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study by Australian scientists has determined that a global drop in oxygen levels may have been the driver that led ancient fish to leave the water ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New drug target may help reduce muscle damage caused by heart attacks


January 11th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): An international team of researchers have discovered a potential therapeutic target that could help reduce muscle damage caused by heart attacks.They have explained how a "chemical chaperone" does ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nitric oxide may benefit patients with septic shock


December 16th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A team of scientists in Belgium has found an unexpected ally for the treatment of septic shock, the major cause of death in intensive care units.Researchers at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New tool may help assist pediatric heart surgery


November 28th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, San Diego and Stanford University have developed a novel tool that may help surgeons plan for a life-saving operation called the "Fontan" surgery, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cooling therapy ‘cuts infant brain damage risk’


October 1st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Brain damage caused by lack of oxygen at birth can be averted by applying a hi-tech version of an ice pack to the head, major research suggests.Cooling the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thousands of dead fish in Yamuna near Agra


September 18th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 18 (IANS) Just behind the Taj Mahal, thousands of dead fish have been floating down the Yamuna river here for the past three days. Residents have been gathering the dead ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Quit smoking before surgery, heal faster


September 4th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) People who start nicotine replacement therapy at least four weeks before surgery can halve their risk of poor wound healing, says a new analysis. "It is not easy ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Man’s body found in Russian aircraft’s wheel well


August 10th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok (Russia), Aug 10 (RIA Novosti) The body of an unidentified man was discovered in the wheel well of an Airbus A320 passenger aircraft, a spokesman for the Far East Investigative Committee ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Freshly crushed garlic serves heart better than processed


July 30th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Freshly crushed garlic has more potent heart-healthy effects than dried garlic, scientists have claimed.In the study, which will be published in the Aug. 12 issue of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Crushed garlic better than dried for heart, finds Indian American


July 30th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A team of researchers led by an Indian American has unearthed new evidence that freshly crushed garlic has more benefits for the heart than dried garlic. The evidence ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kareena Shivers Through The 3 Idiots Schedule In Ladakh


June 24th, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaIf you saw Kareena Kapoor getting breathless during her Ladakh schedule which ended on Monday this week, it wasn't because of her excitement level.It was something far more ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Air France flight AF447 passengers naked and mutilated


June 20th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian medical examiners have told the French Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses, the French accident investigation board, that the bodies of Air France AF447 passengers were found naked and mutated. Paul-Louis Arslanian, director ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Carradine’s ex-wife convinced foul play is responsible for his death


June 13th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Kung Fu star David Carradine's ex-wife believes foul play is responsible for the actor's death in Thailand.Gail Jensen, who believes Carradine was killed before he could reveal the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FBI can monitor David Carradine death investigation


June 8th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Thai police have said the FBI is welcome to monitor their investigation into the death of Kill Bill star David Carradine in a luxury Bangkok Hotel last week."The FBI can observe ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thai Rath photos of dead David Carradine anger family


June 7th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The family of veteran Hollywood anger David Carradine are “profoundly disturbed” by the publication of his body by regional Thai newspaper Thai Rath.The photos, which Thai police say are probably forensic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kill Bill star David Carradine dead in bizarre sex ritual


June 5th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The director of Thailand’s Central Institute of Forensic Science (CIFS) has said Kill Bill and 1970’s Kung Fu star David Carradine may have died while participating in a bizarre sex ritual. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snoring more dangerous for brain function than previously thought


June 4th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): While snoring has been linked to learning impairment, stroke and premature death, researchers at The University of New South Wales (UNSW) now say that snoring linked with sleep ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bodies of 42 illegal miners found in South Africa


June 1st, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 1 (DPA) The bodies of 42 illegal miners, who are believed to have suffocated when a fire broke out underground at a gold mine in South Africa, have been recovered, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Snoring due to sleep apnea can damage brain severely


May 18th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Snoring due sleep apnea may impair brain function in a much worse way than previously thought, according to a new study. Sufferers of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) experience ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Snoring may cause brain damage in sleep apnoea patients


May 18th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 18 (ANI): Snoring could severely impair brain function among sleep apnoea sufferers, say researchers at the University of New South Wales.The researchers have found that the changes in brain biochemistry ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene variation that may increase Alzheimer’s risk identified


May 7th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have found that the variation in a gene, responsible for the production of a protein called neuroglobin, is linked with an increased risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Akkriti’s parents await autopsy report, school closed for two days (Lead)


April 24th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Four days after class 12 student Akkriti Bhatia of capital's reputed Modern School in Vasant Vihar died following a reported asthma attack during school time, the parents ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Akkriti’s parents await autopsy report, school shut for two days


April 24th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Four days after class 12 student Akkriti Bhatia of Modern School in Vasant Vihar here died following a reported asthma attack during school time, the parents of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scientists discover microbes that survive without oxygen under Antarctic glacier


April 17th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new research has led to the discovery of unusual microbial life under an inland Antarctic glacier, a place where cold, darkness and lack of oxygen would previously ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Changing climate will lead to devastating loss of phosphorus from soil


April 16th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found climate change will lead to a devastating loss of phosphorus from soil.The research was done by scientists from the Biotechnology and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New tool calculates risk of bleeding in heart attack patients


April 15th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method to estimate bleeding risk in heart attack patients which will help cut chances of this common complication. "Until now, there hasn't been ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New tool to calculate bleeding risk in heart attack patients revealed


April 15th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): By using eight clinical variables, scientists have found a new method, called the CRUSADE bleeding score, to estimate the risk of bleeding for a patient having a heart ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Missing enzyme protects mice from effects of heart attacks


April 6th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Mice born without a certain enzyme can resist the effects of a heart attack, still retaining near normal cardiac function, according to a study. The scientists found ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Doctor warns against playing cricket on Everest


January 31st, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 31 (ANI): A Nepalese doctor, who specialises in high altitude health, has warned a group of cricketers heading to Mount Everest to play a high altitude Twenty20 match not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Young Brazilian model loses hands, feet to infection


January 22nd, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 22 (IANS) A 20-year-old Brazilian model who represented her country in international competitions had to have her hands and feet amputated because of an infection and is now ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Retina unravels deadly secrets of brain malaria


January 15th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) The retina in the eye of patients with cerebral malaria has provided scientists with vital clues into why it is so deadly. One of the world's biggest killers, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

« Previous Entries Next Entries »

Subscribe