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2009-05-05 08:02:43

Obstructive sleep apnea, or periodic interruptions in breathing throughout the night, thickens sufferers' blood vessels. Moreover, it increases the risk of several forms of heart and vascular disease.

2009-03-27 10:25:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Caroline Brozovich's fingers and lips have turned blue-grey, her movements are sluggish, and her eyes half-shut, as though she's peering through a fog.

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2009-01-30 07:37:08

Scientists are learning how to rescue oxygen-starved cells in humans who suffer a heart attack or stroke by studying microscopic worms that can survive with almost no oxygen.

2009-01-28 11:46:01

Danish scientists are warning that uncontrolled global warming might significantly expand the ocean's dead zones, seriously affecting fish and shellfish. Dead zones are low-oxygen areas in the ocean where higher life forms such as fish, crabs and clams are not able to live, the University of Copenhagen researchers said.

2008-10-16 18:00:15

A U.S. ecologist says he's found a commercially valuable species of clam thriving in oxygen-depleted waters of a so-called "dead zone" off the East Coast.

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2008-10-15 10:45:00

Coastal dead zones, an increasing concern to ecologists, the fishing industry and the public, may not be as devoid of life after all.

2008-09-25 17:46:30

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer A massive fish kill yesterday covered both shores of Bear Neck Creek off the Rhode River, the fifth such event this month for Anne Arundel.

2008-09-24 03:00:12

By Yeom, Chan Joo Chung, June-Key; Kang, Joo Hyun; Jeon, Yong Hyun; Kim, Kwang Il; Jin, Yong Nan; Lee, You Mie; Jeong, Jae Min; Lee, Dong Soo Hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1) is a transcription factor of hypoxic response in cancer cells and is associated with tumor progression, angiogenesis, metastasis, and resistance to therapy.

2008-09-17 00:00:28

Men who suffer from sleep apnea, often also have trouble getting sexually aroused, research on mice at the University of Louisville indicates. Dr.

2008-08-18 18:00:23

By Bina Venkataraman Many coastal areas of the world's oceans are being starved of oxygen at an alarming rate, with vast stretches along the seafloor depleted of it to the point where they can barely sustain marine life, researchers are reporting.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.