Are Triathletes Really Dying of Heart Attacks?
But it's also possible it just looked like a heart attack, but was actually rooted in pulmonary edema—fluid accumulation in the lungs that can prove lethal if unchecked, says Melissa Bates, assistant professor of physiology at the University of Iowa ...
Outside Magazine - Sun, 02 Nov 2014 13:22

LB Ware, JW Lee, N. Wickersham, J. Nguyen, MA Matthay, CS Calfee
Although recipients of donor lungs from smokers have worse clinical outcomes, the underlying mechanisms are unknown. We tested the association between donor smoking and the degree of pulmonary edema (as estimated by lung weight), the rate of ...
Medscape - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:03

Endurance athletes at risk of swimming-induced pulmonary edema
Endurance athletes taking part in triathlons are at risk of the potentially life-threatening condition of swimming-induced pulmonary oedema. Cardiologists from Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:22

Pulmonary Edema Cases Higher Among Community Athletes
Science World Report - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:04

Extreme Fitness Can Kill Athletes
Counsel & Heal - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:00

Endurance athletes at higher risk life threatening swimming-induced pulmonary ...
Dr David MacIver, lead author, said that swimming-induced pulmonary edema is a well-documented but relatively rare condition that may be misdiagnosed. If an accurate diagnosis and appropriate advice are not given individuals are at increased risk of ...
Zee News - Sun, 02 Nov 2014 03:26

Why Do Some Fit Triathletes Get Pulmonary Edema?
They were diagnosed with a condition is known as swimming-induced pulmonary oedema or edema (SIPO in the UK and SIPE in the USA). A condition that has been well-documented in Navy seals during training swims in open water. A similar condition has ...
Medical Research News and Interviews on (blog) - Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:00

Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to Schools
Another example: A bleach-manufacturer in west-suburban Willow Springs, owned by Rowell Chemical, stores more than 2 million pounds of chlorine gas, which can cause anything from wheezing and coughing to pulmonary edema if inhaled in large ...
NBC Chicago - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:27

HOOPER: Wannabe jet-setter
... he's cheated death from hypothermia, stinging jellyfish, shark attack, dehydration and exhaustion, blinding and blood-freezing mountain storms with 150 mph winds, falling into a bottomless ice crevasse, and High Altitude Cerebral and Pulmonary ...
Edmonton Sun - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:22

Lethal party haunts campus
He suffered a pulmonary edema that most likely was caused by a mixture of drugs and alcohol, Aran Mull, deputy chief of the UAlbany Police Department, said. Two weeks earlier, on March 27, Robert Annunziata, 21, a transfer student from Long Island, was ...
Albany Times Union - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:31

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