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According to the authors, the 12 patients with stable heart failure were randomized to a double-blind cross-over protocol with either acetazolamide or placebo, taken one hour before bedtime over six nights. It was a two-week washout period between the two study groups segments – acetazolamide and placebo. An important finding of the double-blind study to significantly improve patient had perception of the improved quality of sleep, waking up more refreshed, with less daytime fatigue and sleepiness while taking acetazolamide, compared with placebo, said Dr. Javaheri.

‘Improvement of the sleep apnea may cardiac function by a variety of mechanisms, such as improved oxygenation support.’.. Each patient underwent a sleep test, plasma and urine. And a pH study , a measurement of serum electrolytes, a pulmonary function test, plus other measurements at the baseline and at the end of each arm . ‘We suspect that long-term drug therapy to improve sleep-disordered breathing, it is reflected in an improvement in cardiac performance, the further improvement of the periodic breathing, resulting in a positive feedback cycle,’said Dr. Continue reading

Be sure to it it with an accidental eye injury.

A cork 50 miles per hour 50 miles per hour the bottle the bottle. What goes with such dynamics can have a devastating effect if it meets the eye. .. Do not let an eye injury Ruin Your ValentineIf you and your loved ones a plan to split a bottle of champagne on Valentine’s Day, be sure to it it with an accidental eye injury.Hundreds of eye injuries happen every year when people celebrate special occasions, and often the last thing in your mind is the risk that a flying cork can present. This Valentine’s Day of the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds the public eye get smart and love to keep in the air, not flying champagne corks. – An eye injury can take all of the romance out of your Valentine’s Day, said Tamara Fountain, clinical correspondent for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

An educational video showing the force of a cork broken glass and other information about eye safety and eye health, please visitAbout the American Academy of OphthalmologyThe American Academy of Ophthalmology is the world largest association of eye physicians and surgeons-Eye MDS with more than 27,000 members worldwide. Opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologists – Eye health care is provided by the three ‘O ‘. It is the ophthalmologist, or Eye MD, who can treat eye eye diseases and injuries, and perform eye surgery. Continue reading

Home Support helps older people to live independent lives in their own homes.

Home Support helps older people to live independent lives in their own homes. The new service enables disadvantaged elderly people a comprehensive range of integrated services, which in turn improve their quality of life, help them remain independent, and allow them to access the right support by making access to them and their local community.

These products include: door chains, door viewers, window locks, mortice locks and smoke detectors. However, the new service will also provide practical advice and minor repairs of small jobs to do little with the aim of supporting older people with the sort of work around the house they difficult difficult yourself yourself. Examples of the new type of help available includes small jobs like replacing light bulbs, stitching down loose rugs, easing windows and doors, fitting curtain rods or move furniture where possible. Continue reading