• shortness of bre
  • Symptoms may include coughing, sore throat, and shortness of breath. (newsinferno.com)
  • The noxious smoke resulted in an increase in asthma, wheezing and shortness of breath among those who escaped the towers, were working nearby, or rushed to the scene to help. (spokesman.com)
  • Signs and symptoms may include shortness of breath, fast breathing, and a low oxygen level in the blood due to abnormal ventilation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indraprastha Apoll
  • Simon Powell, a 63-year-old British citizen, was brought back to life after suffering severe decompression while diving in Maldives at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. (apollohospitals.com)
  • And as per their recommendation, he was shifted to Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, well equipped to handle cases which are of delicate nature such as this. (apollohospitals.com)
  • lungs
  • Smoking most commonly leads to diseases affecting the heart and lungs and will most commonly affect areas such as hands or feet with first signs of smoking related health issues showing up as numbness, with smoking being a major risk factor for heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, and cancer, particularly lung cancer, cancers of the larynx and mouth, and pancreatic cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • pulmonary
  • Consistent evidence documents associations between wildfire smoke exposure and general respiratory health effects, specifically exacerbations of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (nih.gov)
  • Smoking is a major risk factor for heart attacks, strokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (including emphysema and chronic bronchitis), and cancer (particularly lung cancer, cancers of the larynx and mouth, and pancreatic cancer). (wikipedia.org)
  • fires
  • according to the World Health Organization (WHO) some 1.6 million people, mainly small children die each year from a 'kitchen killer' - - disease brought on by inhaling smoke from cooking stoves and indoor fires. (burningissues.org)
  • One common and inexpensive technique is controlled burning: permitting or even igniting smaller fires to minimize the amount of flammable material available for a potential wildfire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Annual grassland fires in southern Vietnam stem in part from the destruction of forested areas by US military herbicides, explosives, and mechanical land-clearing and -burning operations during the Vietnam War. (wikipedia.org)
  • There were also unprecedented levels of dioxins and PAHs from the fires which burned for three months. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • HACKENSACK, N.J. - The terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001, caused a new respiratory syndrome - World Trade Center cough - which affected thousands of firefighters and forced more than 300 to end their careers early. (spokesman.com)
  • cause
  • The most common cause of death in burn centers is now respiratory failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result, most clinicians have relied on secondary prevention (ie, trying to prevent exacerbations in children with known asthma, in part by decreasing environmental exposures, which cause worsening of symptoms). (aappublications.org)
  • Growing evidence suggests associations with increased risk of respiratory infections and all-cause mortality. (nih.gov)
  • Though the use of alcohol by the mother before birth can cause serious long-term effects in her newborn, the infant may also be born with a dependence on alcohol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prematurity and exposure to other drugs may instead be the cause of symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, environmental tobacco smoke, or secondhand smoke, has been shown to cause adverse health effects in people of all ages. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is mildly acidic and requires careful handling due to its propensity to cause chemical burns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Much of the thousands of tons of debris resulting from the collapse of the Twin Towers was pulverized concrete, which is known to cause silicosis upon inhalation. (wikipedia.org)
  • failure
  • He reported that some of the hospitalized children had been suffering from kidney failure due to severe loss of body fluids caused by the burns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Byron Thomashow, medical director of the Center for Chest Disease and Respiratory Failure at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital said that "The drop-off in lung function initially is really quite significant and doesn't get better. (wikipedia.org)
  • trauma
  • Deaths occurred from smoke inhalation, burns, and trauma from the roof collapse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joint base Balad was also home to the Air Force Theater Hospital, a Level I trauma center which boasts a 98% survival rate for wounded Americans and Iraqis alike. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burn patients may sustain single or multisystem trauma and should be evaluated accordingly. (uptodate.com)
  • infections
  • After the infant is born it may have poor weight gain, frequent infections, developmental delays and emotional problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Cigarettes sold in underdeveloped countries tend to have higher tar content, and are less likely to be filtered, potentially increasing vulnerability to tobacco smoking related disease in these regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • A person's increased risk of contracting disease is directly proportional to the length of time that a person continues to smoke as well as the amount smoked. (wikipedia.org)
  • blaze
  • The blaze also claimed another life late Tuesday, raising the death toll to 235, as a 21-year-old man with burns covering 70 percent of his body succumbed to his wounds. (nwherald.com)
  • Deaths
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that each year tobacco causes about 6 million deaths (about 10% of all deaths) with 600,000 of these occurring in non smokers due to second hand smoke. (wikipedia.org)
  • wildfire
  • Wildfire smoke contains numerous hazardous air pollutants and many studies have documented population health effects from this exposure. (nih.gov)
  • We aimed to assess the evidence of health effects from exposure to wildfire smoke and to identify susceptible populations. (nih.gov)
  • Insufficient research exists to identify specific population subgroups that are more susceptible to wildfire smoke exposure. (nih.gov)
  • Approximately
  • Each year approximately one million people in the United States seek medical care for burns, approximately one-third of these in the emergency department [ 1,4-6 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Medications
  • Medications may be used to prevent symptoms or treat a flare up. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • Many different strategies can be used for smoking cessation, including quitting without assistance ("cold turkey" or cut down then quit), behavioral counseling, and medications such as bupropion, cytisine, nicotine replacement therapy, or varenicline. (wikipedia.org)
  • Behavioral counseling and Medications each increase the rate of successfully quitting smoking, and a combination of behavioral counseling with a medication such as bupropion is more effective than either intervention alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Prezant noted the medications that are being given ease symptoms but are not a cure. (wikipedia.org)
  • infant
  • A history of substance of abuse in the mother before the birth increases the likelihood that the infant will develop symptoms of withdrawal. (wikipedia.org)
  • An infant that is addicted to heroin is more likely to be born prematurely and have meconium staining. (wikipedia.org)
  • An infant born addicted to amphetamines is more likely to be born prematurely. (wikipedia.org)
  • chest
  • Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious disorders and is, in general, considered a medical emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • An estimated 50-70% of patients presenting with chest pain in the emergency department will be placed in an observation unit or admitted to the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • effects
  • Similar respiratory effects were found among carpenters, clean-up workers, federal civilian employees, heavy equipment operators, ironworkers, and mechanics who worked at the site. (spokesman.com)
  • The effects depend on the number of years that a person smokes and on how much the person smokes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, smoke-free laws that ban smoking in public places such as workplaces, theaters, and bars and restaurants reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and help some people who smoke to quit, without negative economic effects on restaurants or bars. (wikipedia.org)
  • however
  • however, according to research conducted on behalf of the US Department of Veteran Affairs, there is insufficient evidence to connect those symptoms to burn pits. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, if someone stops smoking, then these chances gradually decrease as the damage to their body is repaired. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • While air goes into the larynx and the respiratory system, food and liquid are directed into the tube leading to the stomach, the esophagus. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Use an exhaust ventilation system or an approved respiratory protection device. (doctors-hospital.net)
  • The metabolism and elimination of the drug from the mother's system, and the length of time that the drug was taken will also impact the development of withdrawal symptoms in the newborn. (wikipedia.org)
  • Carbon dioxide is a natural component of the atmosphere, essential for plant life and given off by the human respiratory system. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is common to provide the additional oxygen as a pure gas added to the breathing air at inhalation, or though a life-support system. (wikipedia.org)
  • tobacco smoke
  • Outdoor PAH levels in such residential areas have reached 2 micrograms per cubic meter during holiday evenings - comparable to the maximum recorded PAH concentrations in secondhand tobacco smoke. (burningissues.org)
  • For the purposes of this article, the home environment includes exposures inside the home (eg, dust mites, cats and dogs, cockroaches, environmental tobacco smoke, molds) and also exposures in the neighborhood of the home (eg, outdoor air pollutants, violence). (aappublications.org)
  • problems
  • For consumers who are considering replacing their wood-burning appliances with gas-burning appliances, ALA recommends choosing vented appliances whenever possible, to minimize potential indoor air quality problems. (burningissues.org)
  • The number of injured jumped to 143 Wednesday after 22 people were admitted to hospitals with respiratory problems after having escaped the club apparently unharmed. (nwherald.com)
  • smokers
  • Seventy percent of smokers would like to quit smoking, and 50 percent report attempting to quit within the past year. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is common for ex-smokers to have made a number of attempts (often using different approaches on each occasion) to stop smoking before achieving long-term abstinence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Cancer Society notes that "Studies in medical journals have reported that about 25% of smokers who use medicines can stay smoke-free for over 6 months. (wikipedia.org)