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2015-02-03 08:34:27

First ever genome-wide association study on motion sickness links 35 genetic variants to the condition; some variants display stronger effects in women MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb.

2014-10-30 20:22:21

SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 40 million tourists visit recreation areas above 7,800 feet in the Western United States each year.

everest blood pressure
2014-08-28 03:00:34

Cardiovascular patients should be cautious when exposed to high altitudes for leisure or work.

2014-04-17 23:02:17

Health Max is thrilled to announce the release of Oxygen Max, the new all-natural supplement guaranteed to relieve altitude sickness. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB)

Jet Pilots High Altitude Brain Lesions
2013-08-20 13:23:58

A new study reported that pilots who fly at high altitudes are more likely to develop brain lesions than non-pilots.

2013-04-22 16:58:56

Afghanistan's geography is dominated by a collection of craggy peaks, the highest—a mountain known as Noshaq—has been measured to 7,492 meters.

2012-12-12 15:37:57

For individuals with obstructive sleep apnea traveling to higher altitudes (which may exacerbate symptoms), use of a combination therapy resulted in improvement in symptoms including reduced insomnia and better control of sleep apnea.

Convergent Evolution Linked To Adaptation To High Altitudes
2012-12-08 08:00:16

A shared biological adaptation enables highlanders in both Tibet and Ethiopia to thrive in the low oxygen of high altitudes.


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dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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