News tagged with blood oxygen levels
In an engineering breakthrough, a Washington University in St. Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time.
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Though heart problems or heatstroke generally are to blame for a young athlete's sudden death, experts now know that carrying an aberration called the sickle cell trait also poses substantial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Humans perceive numerous categories of objects and actions, but where are these categories represented spatially in the brain?
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Women suffering from sleep apnea have, on the whole, a higher degree of brain damage than men with the disorder, according to a first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing. The findings ...
Sleep apnea Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Low antioxidant levels contribute to increased blood pressure during exercise for people with peripheral arterial disease, according to researchers at Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Insights into rare immune cells that keep blood stem cells in a youthful state may lead to better treatments
Hiding deep inside the bone marrow are special cells. They wait patiently for the hour of need, at which point these blood forming stem cells can proliferate and differentiate into billions of mature blood ...
Immunology Oct 22, 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 |
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 |
Cells grow abundant when oxygen is available, and generally stop when it is scarce. Although this seems straightforward, no direct link ever has been established between the cellular machinery that senses oxygen and that ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |