News tagged with blood oxygen levels
Mathematical modeling being tested by researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the IU School of Medicine has the potential to impact the knowledge ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience poorer sleep quality than people of a similar age without COPD, according to research published in the journal Respirology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UCLA stem cell scientists have shown that two common tumor suppressor genes, TSC and PTEN, are vital to regulating the stem cell-like precursor cells that create the blood supply in Drosophila, the common fruit fly.
Medical research Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Investigators at Nationwide Children's Hospital may have discovered a biological explanation for why low levels of oxygen advance spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) symptoms and why breathing treatments help SMA patients live ...
Genetics Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People with Parkinson's disease performed markedly better on a test of working memory after a night's sleep, and sleep disorders can interfere with that benefit, researchers have shown.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Anyone who has seen a newborn in a hospital NICU knows the image is shocking. Wires and electrodes designed to monitor vital signals such as heart rate, brain signals and blood oxygen levels ...
Medical research Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Hull, in the UK, have just launched a major new trial investigating the effects of home oxygen therapy in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF).
Cardiology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder in which there are recurring episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep with ongoing effort to breathe. OSA is estimated to affect 1 in 5 adults in America. The serious nature ...
Sleep apnea Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified hepcidin, a hormone that regulates iron levels in the body, as a potential target for treating atherosclerosis.
Cardiology Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In everyday life, attention and awareness appear tightly interwoven. Attending to the scissors on the right side of your desk, you become aware of their attributes, for example the red handles. Vice versa, ...
Neuroscience Nov 10, 2011 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have discovered that the infiltration of white blood cells into an expectant mother's blood vessels may explain high blood pressure in pregnancy.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A protein critical to development appears to have a grave impact on lungs exposed to smoking and air pollution, researchers report.
Medical research Oct 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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 ...
Medical research Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
About 1 in every 120 babies are born with congenital heart disease (CHD), of which about 25 percent is critical, requiring special care early in life. CHD is responsible for more deaths in the first year of life than any ...
Cardiology Aug 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Continuing sleepless nights can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and even death for sufferers of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) who regularly stop breathing during the night for brief periods ...
Medical research Jun 24, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0