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2013-08-23 10:54:24

A new study confirms that exposure to low to moderate amounts of arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function. Doses of about 120 parts per billion of arsenic in well water—about 12 times the dose generally considered safe—produced lung damage comparable to decades of smoking tobacco. Smoking, especially by males, made arsenic-related damage even worse. This is the first population-based study to clearly demonstrate significant impairment of lung function, in some cases extensive...

2013-08-19 23:20:36

A Florida InventHelp® client has invented the Chest Tube Milker, a medical invention, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 A nurse from Miramar, Fla., has developed an accessory that makes it easier and less taxing for a nurse to milk a patient's chest tube after thoracic surgery. "The CHEST TUBE MILKER would save nurses time and energy, while also being safe for the patient and very hygienic. Also, the nurse's hands...

The Genetics Of Mountain Sickness
2013-08-16 05:14:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has discovered the genetic basis of chronic mountain sickness (CMS), a condition developed during prolonged exposure to high altitudes, according to research appearing in the August 15 edition of the American Journal of Human Genetics. The condition, which is also known as “Monge's disease,” is the result of low oxygen levels and can cause severe damage to the body, including heart attacks,...

2013-08-13 23:22:50

Maintaining an active lifestyle is important for both physical and mental health. Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to remind you of a few tips when exercising with Asthma. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Those who have Asthma should always be aware of their surroundings and what triggers them to have an Asthma attack. Below are some ways you can control your Asthma while exercising and what types of exercises are best for those with Asthma....

2013-08-09 23:18:37

Dramatic Asthma Relief created by Susan Millar is a new book that includes an effective treatment for asthma, a way to stop a cold or flu, and some tips to manage stress and anxiety. A full Dramatic Asthma Relief overview on the site Vkool.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Dramatic Asthma Relief created by Susan Millar is a new book that includes an effective treatment for asthma, a way to stop a cold or flu, and some tips to manage stress and...


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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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