Air Pressure: The force per unit area that the air exerts on any surface in contact with it. Primarily used for articles pertaining to air pressure within a closed environment.Velopharyngeal Insufficiency: Failure of the SOFT PALATE to reach the posterior pharyngeal wall to close the opening between the oral and nasal cavities. Incomplete velopharyngeal closure is primarily related to surgeries (ADENOIDECTOMY; CLEFT PALATE) or an incompetent PALATOPHARYNGEAL SPHINCTER. It is characterized by hypernasal speech.Air: The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.Pressure: A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Weather: The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.Humidity: A measure of the amount of WATER VAPOR in the air.Speech Production Measurement: Measurement of parameters of the speech product such as vocal tone, loudness, pitch, voice quality, articulation, resonance, phonation, phonetic structure and prosody.Vocal Cords: A pair of cone-shaped elastic mucous membrane projecting from the laryngeal wall and forming a narrow slit between them. Each contains a thickened free edge (vocal ligament) extending from the THYROID CARTILAGE to the ARYTENOID CARTILAGE, and a VOCAL MUSCLE that shortens or relaxes the vocal cord to control sound production.Blood Pressure: PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.Hydrostatic Pressure: The pressure due to the weight of fluid.Air Pollutants: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Air Pollution: The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Blood Pressure Determination: Techniques for measuring blood pressure.Embolism, Air: Blocking of a blood vessel by air bubbles that enter the circulatory system, usually after TRAUMA; surgical procedures, or changes in atmospheric pressure.Hypertension: Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.Patents as Topic: Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Golgi Apparatus: A stack of flattened vesicles that functions in posttranslational processing and sorting of proteins, receiving them from the rough ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM and directing them to secretory vesicles, LYSOSOMES, or the CELL MEMBRANE. The movement of proteins takes place by transfer vesicles that bud off from the rough endoplasmic reticulum or Golgi apparatus and fuse with the Golgi, lysosomes or cell membrane. (From Glick, Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1990)Inventions: A novel composition, device, or process, independently conceived de novo or derived from a pre-existing model.Genetic Code: The meaning ascribed to the BASE SEQUENCE with respect to how it is translated into AMINO ACID SEQUENCE. The start, stop, and order of amino acids of a protein is specified by consecutive triplets of nucleotides called codons (CODON).Intellectual Property: Property, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright, that results from creative effort. The Patent and Copyright Clause (Art. 1, Sec. 8, cl. 8) of the United States Constitution provides for promoting the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed, p1014)Web Browser: Software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.Air Ionization: The dissociation of molecules in the air into positive and negative ions under the influence of an electric field.Blood Pressure Monitors: Devices for continuously measuring and displaying the arterial blood pressure.Sphygmomanometers: Instruments for measuring arterial blood pressure consisting of an inflatable cuff, inflating bulb, and a gauge showing the blood pressure. (Stedman, 26th ed)QatarGynecomastia: Enlargement of the BREAST in the males, caused by an excess of ESTROGENS. Physiological gynecomastia is normally observed in NEWBORNS; ADOLESCENT; and AGING males.Amoebozoa: A supergroup (some say phylum) of ameboid EUKARYOTES, comprising ARCHAMOEBAE; LOBOSEA; and MYCETOZOA.Lead: A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb. (Dorland, 28th)Learning Disorders: Conditions characterized by a significant discrepancy between an individual's perceived level of intellect and their ability to acquire new language and other cognitive skills. These disorders may result from organic or psychological conditions. Relatively common subtypes include DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, and DYSGRAPHIA.Mercury: A silver metallic element that exists as a liquid at room temperature. It has the atomic symbol Hg (from hydrargyrum, liquid silver), atomic number 80, and atomic weight 200.59. Mercury is used in many industrial applications and its salts have been employed therapeutically as purgatives, antisyphilitics, disinfectants, and astringents. It can be absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes which leads to MERCURY POISONING. Because of its toxicity, the clinical use of mercury and mercurials is diminishing.Furans: Compounds with a 5-membered ring of four carbons and an oxygen. They are aromatic heterocycles. The reduced form is tetrahydrofuran.Mercury PoisoningBrain: The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Bromocriptine: A semisynthetic ergotamine alkaloid that is a dopamine D2 agonist. It suppresses prolactin secretion.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Taxes: Governmental levies on property, inheritance, gifts, etc.Pharmacies: Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.Pasteurellosis, Pneumonic: Bovine respiratory disease found in animals that have been shipped or exposed to CATTLE recently transported. The major agent responsible for the disease is MANNHEIMIA HAEMOLYTICA and less commonly, PASTEURELLA MULTOCIDA or HAEMOPHILUS SOMNUS. All three agents are normal inhabitants of the bovine nasal pharyngeal mucosa but not the LUNG. They are considered opportunistic pathogens following STRESS, PHYSIOLOGICAL and/or a viral infection. The resulting bacterial fibrinous BRONCHOPNEUMONIA is often fatal.Ships: Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.Pharmacy: The practice of compounding and dispensing medicinal preparations.Directories as Topic: Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Paralysis: A general term most often used to describe severe or complete loss of muscle strength due to motor system disease from the level of the cerebral cortex to the muscle fiber. This term may also occasionally refer to a loss of sensory function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p45)Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices: Instruments that generate intermittent forces, uniformed or graduated, to facilitate the emptying of VEINS. These devices are used to reduce limb EDEMA and prevent venous THROMBOEMBOLISM, such as deep vein thrombosis in the legs.Varicose Veins: Enlarged and tortuous VEINS.Compression Bandages: Strips of elastic material used to apply pressure to body parts to control EDEMA and aid circulation.Mobile Applications: Computer programs or software installed on mobile electronic devices which support a wide range of functions and uses which include television, telephone, video, music, word processing, and Internet service.Cinnamomum zeylanicum: The tree which is known for its bark which is sold as cinnamon. The oil contains about 65-80% cinnamaldehyde and 10% EUGENOL and many TERPENES.Phthalic Acids: A group of compounds that has the general structure of a dicarboxylic acid-substituted benzene ring. The ortho-isomer is used in dye manufacture. (Dorland, 28th ed)Nasal Sprays: Pharmacologic agents delivered into the nostrils in the form of a mist or spray.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Odors: The volatile portions of substances perceptible by the sense of smell. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Rats, Inbred LEC: A cinnamon-colored strain of Long-Evans rats which carries a mutation causing fulminant hepatitis and jaundice, with an associated gross accumulation of copper in the liver. This strain is a model for Wilson's Disease (see HEPATOLENTICULAR DEGENERATION).
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A person who is born and lives at sea level will develop a slightly smaller lung capacity than a person who spends their life at a high altitude. This is because the partial pressure of oxygen is lower at higher altitude which, as a result means that oxygen less readily diffuses into the bloodstream. In response to higher altitude, the body's diffusing capacity increases in order to process more air. Also, due to the lower environmental air pressure at higher altitudes, the air pressure within the breathing system must be lower in order to inhale; in order to meet this requirement, the thoracic diaphragm has a tendency to lower to a greater extent during inhalation, which in turn causes an increase in lung volume. When someone living at or near sea level travels to locations at high altitudes (e.g., the ...
Play media In articulatory phonetics, the place of articulation (also point of articulation) of a consonant is the point of contact where an obstruction occurs in the vocal tract between an articulatory gesture, an active articulator (typically some part of the tongue), and a passive location (typically some part of the roof of the mouth). Along with the manner of articulation and the phonation, it gives the consonant its distinctive sound. The terminology in this article has been developed for precisely describing all the consonants in all the world's spoken languages. No known language distinguishes all of the places described here so less precision is needed to distinguish the sounds of a particular language. The human voice produces sounds in the following manner: Air pressure from the lungs creates a steady flow of air through the trachea (windpipe), larynx (voice box) and pharynx (back of the throat). ...
In 1948, Malcolm Nokes investigated siphons working in both air pressure and in a partial vacuum, for siphons in vacuum he concluded that: "The gravitational force on the column of liquid in the downtake tube less the gravitational force in the uptake tube causes the liquid to move. The liquid is therefore in tension and sustains a longitudinal strain which, in the absence of disturbing factors, is insufficient to break the column of liquid". But for siphons of small uptake height working at atmospheric pressure, he concluded that: "... the tension of the liquid column is neutralized and reversed by the compressive effect of the atmosphere on the opposite ends of the liquid column."[7]. Potter and Barnes at the University of Edinburgh revisited siphons in 1971. They re-examined the theories of the siphon and ran experiments on siphons in air ...
... (CPAP) is a form of positive airway pressure ventilator, which applies mild air pressure on a continuous basis to keep the airways continuously open in people who are able to breathe spontaneously on their own. It is an alternative to positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP). Both modalities stent the lungs' alveoli open and thus recruit more of the lung's surface area for ventilation. But while PEEP refers to devices that impose positive pressure only at the end of the exhalation, CPAP devices apply continuous positive airway pressure throughout the breathing cycle. Thus, the ventilator itself does not cycle during CPAP, no additional pressure above the level of CPAP is ...
The SI unit of pressure is the pascal (Pa), which is a very small unit relative to atmospheric pressure on Earth, so kilopascals (kPa) are more commonly used in this context. The ambient atmospheric pressure at sea level is not constant: it varies with the weather, but averages around 100 kPa. In fields such as meteorology and underwater diving, it is common to see ambient pressure expressed in bar or millibar. One bar is 100 kPa or approximately ambient pressure at sea level. Ambient pressure may in other circumstances be measured in pounds per square inch (psi) or in standard atmospheres (atm). The ambient pressure at sea level is approximately one atmosphere, which is equal to 1.01325 bars (14.6959 psi), which is close enough for bar and atm to be used interchangeably in ...
Breathing is the first step in respiration. For respiration to happen, the body needs a constant supply of oxygen, which is done by breathing. Inhalation is the breathing in of air. To inhale, the lungs expand, decreasing the air pressure in the lungs. This is caused by two actions. The diaphragm (a sheet of muscular tissue that separates the lungs from the abdomen) is pulled downward. Also the muscles between the ribs contract to expand the chest. Both of these actions expand the lungs. To fill the enlarged lungs, air from outside at higher pressure comes rushing into the area of low pressure in the lungs.[1] Air first passes through the nose and mouth, then through the larynx (voice box), then down the trachea (windpipe), and into the lungs and comes out. The lungs are ...
With air-displacement plethysmography, the volume of an object is measured indirectly by determining the volume of air it displaces inside an enclosed chamber (plethysmograph). Thus, human body volume is measured when a subject sits inside the chamber and displaces a volume of air equal to his or her body volume. Body volume is calculated indirectly by subtracting the volume of air remaining inside the chamber when the subject is inside from the volume of air in the chamber when it is empty. The volume of air inside the chamber is calculated by slightly changing the size of the chamber (e.g. by moving a diaphragm in one of the walls) and applying relevant physical gas laws to determine the total volume from the changing air pressure within ...
In heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, HVAC, recuperators are commonly used to re-use waste heat from exhaust air normally expelled to atmosphere. Devices typically comprises a series of parallel plates of aluminium, plastic, stainless steel, or synthetic fiber, alternate pairs of which are enclosed on two sides to form twin sets of ducts at right angles to each other, and which contain the supply and extract air streams. In this manner heat from the exhaust air stream is transferred through the separating plates, and into the supply air stream. Manufacturers claim gross efficiencies of up to 80% depending upon the specification of the unit. The characteristics of this device are attributable to the relationship between the physical size of the unit, in particular the ...
An exercise ball, also known as a Swiss Ball, is a ball constructed of soft elastic with a diameter of approximately 35 to 85 centimeters (14 to 34 inches) and filled with air. The air pressure is changed by removing a valve stem and either filling with air or letting the ball deflate. It is most often used in physical therapy, athletic training and exercise. It can also be used for weight training. The ball, while often referred to as a Swiss ball, is also known by a number of different names, including balance ball, birth ball, body ball, ball, fitness ball, gym ball, gymnastic ball, physio ball, pilates ball, Pezzi ball, stability ball, Swedish ball, therapy ball, or yoga ball. The physical object known as a "Swiss Ball" was developed in 1963 by Aquilino Cosani, an Italian plastics manufacturer. He perfected a process for moulding large puncture-resistant plastic balls. ...
In flight the adult dragonfly can move in six directions; upward, downward, forward, back, and side to side.[2][9] They can also hover quite well in midair, and then they can take off at speeds of up to 35 mph (56 km/h). Scientists discovered dragonflies can move each of their four wings independently which gives them their flying abilities. Dragonflies bend and twist their wings to cause little whirlwinds that move the air even faster over the upper part of the airfoil, reducing air pressure even more than most flying animals can. This gives them a lot of lift, even in the face of powerful winds. The flight style of different families of dragonfly is one of their distinguishing features. It gives rise to some terms which are widely used by dragonfly observers: Hawkers (family Aeshnidae). They are among the largest and fastest flying ...
Cerebral œdema (or cerebral edema) is a build-up of extra fluid in the brain. It causes swelling. It is caused by physical trauma or an injury to the brain. This includes inflammation of the brain caused by some infections.[1] Also, mountain climbers at high altitude have been known to experience cerebral oedema primarily due to reduced air pressure acting on the cranium. ...
Most milking in the developed world is done using milking machines. Teat cups are attached to the cow's teats, and then the cups alternate between vacuum and normal air pressure to extract the milk. The milk is filtered and cooled before being added to a large bulk tank of milk for storage.. Today there exist fully automatic milking machines which give a cow the freedom to choose when to be milked, allowing for a larger amount of milk to be obtained more efficiently.[2]. ...
A percentage of the gas we breathe (air) is always dissolved in our blood, like the gas dissolved in a carbonated drink bottle with the lid on. If a person moves to a higher ambient pressure, then the gas inhaled is at a higher pressure, so more of it dissolves in the blood and diffuses into body tissues (Henry's and Fick's gas laws). If they slowly move back to a lower pressure, then the extra gas comes out slowly until they are back to their normal amount of dissolved gas. But if they move quickly to a lower ambient pressure, then the gas comes out of our blood and tissues violently, in large bubbles, in the same way that quickly removing the cap from a bottle of soft drink produces far more bubbles than slowly opening the bottle. ...
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  • TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Medical marijuana shouldn't be used to treat sleep apnea, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a new position statement. (
  • Until we have further evidence on the efficacy of medical cannabis for the treatment of sleep apnea, and until its safety profile is established, patients should discuss proven treatment options with a licensed medical provider at an accredited sleep facility," said statement lead author Dr. Kannan Ramar. (
  • In November 2017, the Minnesota Department of Health announced plans to add obstructive sleep apnea as a new qualifying condition for its medical marijuana program. (
  • Current treatments for sleep apnea include CPAP therapy, where patients wear a mask that provides mild levels of air pressure that help keep their throats open. (
  • Until there is sufficient scientific evidence of safety and efficacy, neither marijuana nor synthetic medical cannabis should be used for the treatment of sleep apnea," Dr. Ilene Rosen, president of the sleep academy, said in an academy news release. (
  • Effective and safe treatments for sleep apnea are available from licensed medical providers at accredited sleep facilities," she added. (
  • Favourable reimbursement coverage, increasing per capita healthcare expenditure, increasing prevalence of sleep disorders, rising awareness regarding the ill effects of untreated sleep apnea, increase in geriatric population, increase in obstructive sleep apnea, and increasing number of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and obesity are favourable for the growth of the global positive air pressure devices market. (
  • However, alternative treatments for sleep apnea, lack of public awareness especially in the developing economies and pricing pressure are responsible restricting the growth of the global positive air pressure devices market. (
  • The strain of these repeated episodes of apnea, which can occur a hundred times per night, reduces your oxygen levels, increasing blood pressure and daytime fatigue. (
  • The outline of Joe, 'the Body fat boy' in Dickens's novel The Pickwick Papers, is surely an exact medical picture of the Grownup with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. (
  • The lowest pressure or selection of pressures that controls obstructive sleep apnea in all positions and sleep amounts is prescribed. (
  • Wearing a CPAP mask for the first time can feel completely unnatural, especially when you feel the pressure from the sleep apnea machine for the first time. (
  • This will reduce the sensation of pressure you may feel from wearing your CPAP mask when the apnea machine is on. (
  • A new research publication titled "Positive Air Pressure Devices Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Opportunity Assessment (2017-2027)" crafted by Future Market Insights unveils useful market insights on the trends, developments, key players, growth drivers and restraints across key regions globally. (
  • By 2017 end, the global market for positive air pressure devices is estimated to be valued at more than US$ 1,800 Mn and by the end of 2027, this is expected to cross US$ 3,500 Mn. (
  • By end user, hospitals have shown higher use of positive air pressure devices and this segment is estimated to be valued at about US$ 1,135 Mn by 2017 end. (
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  • 2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). (
  • The cabin pressure dropped to zero for nearly 12 minutes, killing the crew within 30-40 seconds. (
  • Doctors and frequent flyers alike have long been concerned about the effect of recycled air, cabin pressure and jet lag on passengers and crew. (
  • During flight, the aircraft cabin pressure is usually maintained at the equivalent of 6,000-8,000 ft (1,829-2,438 m) above sea level. (
  • It most commonly is the result of rapid changes in environmental pressure, such as during ascent, when cabin pressure rapidly falls, and during descent, when cabin pressure rapidly rises. (
  • it happens when the eustachian tube is blocked and thus unable to equalize the air pressure in the middle ear with the outside cabin pressure. (
  • Among environmental factors, weather and air pollution play an important role in increasing asthma exacerbations, which require special care or even hospitalization [ 4 ]. (
  • Air Quality Health Advisories are issued by the New York State Department of Health and Department of Environmental Conservation when levels of outdoor pollution, either ozone or fine particulate matter, are expected to exceed national air quality standards, and be unhealthy for sensitive groups. (
  • Are you regularly exposed to air pollution? (
  • Air pollution gets you vitamin C, selenium, and vitamin E, none of which has been proven useful for countering the effects of air pollution. (
  • Doctors tell their patients to exercise more, watch what they eat, and to quit smoking to lower their cardiovascular risk-but there are other factors that we should also recognize as having an impact on our heart health, like air pollution exposure. (
  • EPA conducts research and funds studies to advance our understanding of the link between air pollution and heart health. (
  • Most recently, researchers funded by EPA's STAR grant program at the University of Washington completed the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Air Pollution Study (MESA Air), a decade-long study that reveals a direct link between air pollution and atherosclerosis, which is a buildup of plaque in the coronary artery that can affect heart health. (
  • While previous studies have linked air pollution and heart disease, this study provides "a finer degree of evidence that air pollution accelerates the process of atherosclerosis" says Kaufman, thanks to its extensive length, diversity in subject participants, definitive scope, and rigorous data collection. (
  • EPA joined the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which funded the umbrella study, the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Air Pollution Study (MESA) Air, to provide funding to investigate air pollution as a risk factor for heart disease. (
  • In addition to linking air pollution and atherosclerosis, the study also expanded the array of clinical tools such as CT scans used to assess cardiovascular impacts-providing new and important information to inform regulation, public health, and clinical disease management. (
  • Regional air quality data was collected from the national monitoring network-a group of regulatory monitors that EPA uses to assess air quality-to gain an understanding of how individuals are exposed to air pollution from day to day. (
  • Some homes were equipped with indoor air monitors in order to assess particulate matter pollution inside, and researchers even equipped certain participants with personal air monitors to wear. (
  • Using the air quality and medical data collected, researchers determined that there was a direct link between air pollution exposure and plaque buildup: healthy individuals exposed to air particle pollution over the long term had accelerated cases of atherosclerosis-to the extent that some participants' risk for heart attack increased. (
  • If I surfaced quickly, without decompression, dissolved nitrogen in my body would expand from the sharp decrease in pressure, forming bubbles that could painfully squeeze nerves, block blood flow, or cause brain damage. (
  • Blood samples taken from these subjects, who were exposed for eight hours to low air pressures similar to those typically experienced during a flight, showed no sign of increased clotting agents that could cause DVT. (
  • Another hypothesis had been that the low levels of oxygen resulting from lower cabin pressures caused changes in the blood that resulted in clotting. (
  • Commenting on the findings, which are reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, lead researcher Dr William Toff said: "Our study provides, for the first time, a carefully controlled assessment of the effects on blood clotting of the low air pressure and low oxygen level that might be found during a long-haul flight. (
  • consciousness and both pulse and blood pressure dropped to zero. (
  • When external pressure drops, gas bubbles form in the blood, damaging the lungs within minutes and the nervous system within hours due to the blood losing nitrogen. (
  • Adults exposed to lead can suffer difficulties during pregnancy, high blood pressure, nervous disorders and memory and concentration problems. (
  • Research is also made on ultra-high sensitivity sensors capable to detect minute concentrations of biomarkers or pathogens from human exhaled air or blood samples. (
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  • By running these new blood tests at times throughout a patient's treatment medical professionals will be able to quickly and easily monitor the cancer's progress to see if the selected therapy is working or if a new plan should be devised. (
  • The carrier also plans to introduce inflight remote monitoring devices that relay data such as a passenger's oxygen level, heart beat and blood pressure. (
  • Blood pressure may drop, which can lead rapidly to loss of consciousness and death. (
  • She continued, "Assange is, according to a WikiLeaks source, suffering from the potentially life-threatening heart condition arrhythmia and has a chronic lung complaint and dangerously high blood pressure. (
  • Young children, the elderly, people with pre-existing lung disease such as asthma and people with pre-existing heart disease or high blood pressure may be more seriously affected during an ozone advisory. (
  • The pertinent physical exam showed a not ill-appearing infant with heart rate = 140 beats/minute, respiratory rate = 34 breaths/minute, blood pressure = 74/58 mm Hg, and growth parameters in the 25-50% percentile. (
  • One of these is a slightly odd recipe purported to lower high blood pressure. (
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  • Drink one ounce of the water per day, taking your blood pressure daily. (
  • Be sure to check your blood pressure, as it may begin to drop dramatically. (
  • Once your blood pressure is at a good level, you will need to experiment to determine how often to drink the eggplant water. (
  • This is the same enzyme blocked by popular blood pressure drugs such as captopril, lisinopril and ramipril (Bioresource Technology, May 2008). (
  • So far as we know, there are no clinical trials testing the power of eggplant water to bring blood pressure under control. (
  • I have a friend who lowered her blood pressure by drinking eggplant water. (
  • Not everyone has found this remedy helpful: "I tried this, but it didn't lower my blood pressure. (
  • We include many other nondrug approaches to getting blood pressure down to normal in our Guide to Blood Pressure Treatment. (
  • Answer: A surprising number of studies (16) have shown that beet root juice lowers blood pressure (Journal of Nutrition, June 2013). (
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  • While in fact the systolic blood pressure rises with increa- sed blood ow, in these calculations we maintain counterfeit that it remains at 120 torr. (
  • Both abnormally soprano and abnormally miserable blood pressures indicate some disorders in the band that command medical notice. (
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  • The application or usage of an automatic blood pressure monitor enables you to maintain regularity in matters of measuring your blood pressure level. (
  • An automatic blood pressure monitor is all about accuracy and perfection in matters of blood pressure reading. (
  • However, using a monitor of an automatic variety is always an advantage because it is quite difficult to use other forms of blood pressure measuring devices available, as they are much more bulky with a host of technicalities. (
  • Digital monitor is the other name for a blood pressure monitor specifically of the automatic variety and they are mostly available with wrists and arm cuffs. (
  • However, the automatic blood pressure monitors that come with arm cuffs have proved to be more accurate. (
  • Using an automatic blood pressure monitor at home is easy. (
  • Do not feel satisfied with just one measurement of your blood pressure level because at times the reading tends to be wrong due to particular movements of the body. (
  • Another reason of taking the measurement more than once is that most automatic blood pressure monitors are powered by batteries and thus when the batteries become low the device starts showing incorrect readings. (
  • What does an automatic blood pressure monitor feature? (
  • This particular blood pressure monitor comes with both automatic and manual cuffs along with a built-in LCD screen for you to have a proper look at the blood pressure reading. (
  • The most common blood pressure measuring mechanism is widely known as sphygmomanometer. (
  • Those who have problems with hearing and eyesight can best handle an automatic blood pressure monitor. (
  • Such a monitoring device even has the capacity to identify blood surges beneath the blood pressure cuffs. (
  • However, with good automatic blood pressure monitors, you receive charts that enable you to keep a record. (
  • Lowering blood pressure should be your prime concern, when you have a high blood pressure. (
  • To lower your blood pressure, you would have to bring in some changes in your present lifestyle or. (
  • Almost half of Americans have at least one of three main risk factors for heart disease: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and a smoking habit. (
  • This study found that long-term exposure to particulate matter and nitrogen oxides at levels close to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) can prematurely age blood vessels and contribute to a more rapid buildup of calcium in the coronary artery. (
  • Participants received ultrasound exams to determine the thickness of the arterial wall in the arteries, CAT scans to track coronary artery calcium accumulation, and blood pressure tests. (
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  • In addition to controlling dioxin and heavy metals like lead and mercury, today's rule will also significantly reduce other air pollutants, like particulate matter, hydrochloric acid, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and other toxic metals. (
  • Nearly 100 peer reviewed articles summarizing the findings of MESA Air have been published since the research began in 2004, but in May 2016, the medical journal The Lancet published a seminal article by lead investigator Dr. Joel Kaufman. (
  • The low cabin pressures and reduced oxygen levels that are a feature of most long-haul flights are not to blame for deep vein thrombosis (DVT), researchers have claimed. (
  • Scientists from the universities of Leicester and Aberdeen studied the possible health implications of long-haul air travel by simulating its atmospheric conditions for 73 healthy men and women. (
  • The birth of a baby is usually a joyous event, but when a child is born too early, worrisome complications can occur, including serious health problems for the baby and steep medical bills for the family. (
  • Hyperbaric chambers are medical devices and require a licence from Health Canada. (
  • Before granting a licence, Health Canada experts review technical information to ensure that the medical device is safe and effective when used for specific conditions. (
  • Therefore, Health Canada has issued medical device licences for hyperbaric chambers to treat only these 14 conditions. (
  • Information is also available by calling the NYSDOH Environmental Hotline toll-free at 1-800-458-1158 or by visiting . (
  • The Eustachian tube supports hearing by maintaining pressure inside the ear," said Malvina Eydelman, M.D., director of the Division of Ophthalmic and Ear, Nose and Throat devices in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. (
  • To collect medical data, researchers used noninvasive exams that tracked heart health in participants over the study period. (
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  • Closed chambers, not otherwise provided for, to provide a defined environment such as temperature, pressure, humidity and other gas concentrations, climate chambers. (
  • Chloroethane is a colorless gas at room temperature and pressure. (
  • Moreover, temperature swings due to the light turning on/off require venting to avoid pressure differences that deteriorate the gaskets/seals of the enclosure. (
  • The new Boeing 787 and Airbus A 350 have improved the cabin environment: a greater number of temperature zones, a higher humidity of 25%, a faster time to refresh cabin air, lower ambient noise, and multiple shades of LED lighting. (
  • As infrared heat penetrates more deeply than warmed air, users develop a more vigorous sweat at a lower temperature than they would in traditional saunas. (
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  • He has a chronic cough, which the installation of a humidifier to moisten the dry, air-conditioned atmosphere has done little to ease. (
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  • Although many people are aware that tread wear and improper air pressure can be dangerous, this study of 227 individuals showed that very few of them cited tire aging as a potential problem. (
  • Other control deficiencies included the lack of appropriate respiratory protection, improper pressure relationships between adjacent areas, poor isolation procedures (including poor isolation room design), and the lack of appropriate biological safety cabinets. (
  • MESA Air will continue to produce results as researchers further analyze data in the coming years. (
  • To reach this conclusion, researchers collected and analyzed substantial amounts of data on 6,800 diverse participants and the air quality in six regions where they lived. (
  • Briefer spells in a vacuum aren't always deadly, as when a 1966 NASA technician testing a space suit in a vacuum chamber experienced a pressure drop typical of a 36,500-meter altitude (22.7 miles). (
  • Before you book that ticket, know that it is the altitude of the flight - and not the amount of time you are in the air - that can harm your healing eardrum. (
  • These, along with a cabin air pressure equivalent to an altitude of only 2,000 ft, should provide more comfort and ease jet lag. (
  • The emissions standards for these sources will be consolidated in Clean Air Act Title V permits, with the exception in some cases of risk-based conditions necessary under RCRA permits. (
  • The evidence shows that chambers are effective in treating the 14 conditions recognized by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. (
  • Ozone therapy has been used to treat a number of medical conditions, from heart disease to diabetes, macular degeneration, and Parkinson's, to name just a few. (
  • However, for travelers with cardiopulmonary diseases (especially those who normally require supplemental oxygen), cerebrovascular disease, anemia, or sickle cell disease, conditions in an aircraft can exacerbate underlying medical conditions. (
  • The Aerospace Medical Association ( ) recommends evaluating chronic med-ical conditions and addressing instabilities prior to travel, particularly in those who have underlying cardiovascular disease, a history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, chronic lung disease, surgical conditions, seizures, stroke, mental illness, or diabetes. (
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  • The study uses a machine called a BiPAP , or bi-level positive airway pressure, which generates air flow through a mask to keep the patient s airway open and make it easier for them to breathe. (
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  • Barotrauma can occur when the pressure inside an air-filled, enclosed body space (such as the middle ear, sinuses, or abdomen) is not the same as the air pressure inside the aircraft cabin. (
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