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The latest results from an expedition to Mount Everest that looked at the body's response to low oxygen levels suggest that drugs or procedures that promote the body's production of a chemical compound called nitric oxide (NO) could improve the recovery of critically ill patients in intensive care.
Recent research by the FAA concludes that commercial pilots should be seriously concerned about the effects of diabetes, hypertension and coronary health on their ability to fly safely.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC.PK) ("ETC" or the "Company") The NASTARÂ® Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center, completed a 5-day Aerospace Physiology Instructor Training Program for the Egyptian Air Force (EAF) on May 20th, 2011.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today announced the formation of the NASTAR Foundation, a non-profit organization that fosters opportunities for people of all ages to experience the excitement of aerospace exploration. Core focus areas of the NASTAR Foundation are to: Inspire, facilitate, and grow public awareness and participation in aviation and space activitiesEnhance workforce...
A new study links the intermittent interruption of breathing that occurs in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to enhanced proliferation of melanoma cancer cells and increased tumor growth in mice.
ALLEN, Texas, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COHERENCE LLC, Allen, Texas is awarded US Patent #7922664, describing the detection and measurement of a blood wave that rises and falls when we breathe with depth and regularity - what COHERENCE refers to as "Coherent Breathing." Author and inventor Stephen Elliott and colleagues call this the "Valsalva Wave," named after 15th century physiologist Antonio Valsalva, one of the first Western scientists to observe and document the relationship...
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (Pink Sheets: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") today issued the following statement: "Environmental Tectonics Corporation would like to express our heartfelt concern for the victims of the catastrophic events which have occurred in Japan.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Aircrew Training Services Division today relayed a result of the successful training in one of their training devices.
In an important study that may shed light on human ability to adapt to hypoxia, or inadequate levels of oxygen, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have proven that the genome of flies exposed to long-term hypoxia are changed to permanently affect gene expression.
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