News tagged with lack of oxygen
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Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC), one type of "blue baby" syndrome, is a potentially deadly congenital disorder that occurs when pulmonary veins don't connect normally to the left atrium of the heart. This ...
Medical research May 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Beep….beep……….beep……….beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep. "We're losing him. Out of my way, nurse!" The quick-thinking young doctor charges the defibrillator paddles and places them on the chest of ...
Cardiology May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Ever since its introduction in the 1990s, the "clot-busting" drug tPA has been considered a "double-edged sword" for people experiencing a stroke. It can help restore blood flow to the ...
Neuroscience May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—It seems as if a tumor deprived of oxygen would shrink. However, numerous studies have shown that tumor hypoxia, in which portions of the tumor have significantly low oxygen concentrations, ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
When mice are born lacking the master gene Atoh1, none breathe well and all die in the newborn period. Why and how this occurs could provide new answers about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but the solution has remained ...
Neuroscience Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a new study published in Nature Neuroscience, a team of researchers revealed the discovery of a key protein necessary for nerve repair and could lead to the development of a treatment for brain injuri ...
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two babies at risk of brain injury following a lack of oxygen at birth have received xenon gas and cooling therapy while being transferred from one hospital to another in a specially equipped ambulance.
Other Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Italy have found that the antioxidant, N-acetylcysteine (NAC), when injected prior to harvesting of the liver, significantly improves graft survival following transplantation. Results published in the February ...
Other Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research published in The Journal of Neuroscience suggests that modifying signals sent by astrocytes, our star-shaped brain cells, may help to limit the spread of damage after an ischemic brain stroke. The study in mic ...
Neuroscience Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The risk of ischaemic heart disease – a disease affecting some 150,000 Danes – is three times higher in persons with high levels of the so-called 'ugly' cholesterol. This is the finding of a new study of 73,000 Danes, ...
Cardiology Jan 21, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Boosting levels of the simple compound fumarate in mice significantly reduces damage from a heart attack, an Oxford University-led study has shown.
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance.
Cancer Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Outcomes for children with brain injury acquired during childhood are difficult to predict and vary significantly, states an analysis of evidence on the topic published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An anecdotal observation of a possible link between sleep apnea and post-surgical delirium has been measured and confirmed by a team of researchers at the Duke University Medical Center.
Sleep apnea Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Even when its clot-dissolving powers are removed, the stroke drug tPA can still protect brain cells from the loss of oxygen and glucose induced by a stroke, researchers have discovered.
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |