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Dangers Of Hyperthermia During The Summer For Older Adults

Dangers Of Hyperthermia During The Summer For Older Adults

National Institutes Of Health During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the...

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2014-07-09 11:17:04

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NIH-funded researchers find brain tumor cells disrupt the brain's protective barrier, offering potential avenues for therapy Invading glioblastoma cells may hijack cerebral blood vessels during early stages of disease progression and damage the brain's protective barrier, a study in mice indicates. This finding could ultimately lead to new ways to bring about the death of the tumor, as therapies may be able to reach these...

Dinosaurs Took A Middle Road Between Warm- And Cold-Blooded
2014-06-13 09:10:26

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There has been a long-standing debate over dinosaurs: were they cold-blooded like modern day reptiles or warm-blooded like mammals? In the early days of science, and in Hollywood, these prehistoric beasts were depicted as slow, lumbering giants as they were believed to be cold-blooded. But over the past few decades, these animals have been portrayed as swift-moving lizards, more reminiscent of warm-blooded behaviors. New...

Wintertime Survival For Siberian Hamsters Depends On Summertime Cholesterol Consumption
2014-06-11 03:54:52

University of Chicago Press Journals Increasingly, scientific findings indicate that an organism's diet affects more than just general health and body condition. In an article published in a forthcoming issue of the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, researchers from Nicolaus Copernicus University have found evidence that the diet of some animals must include cholesterol in order for them to enter necessary periods of energy conservation known as torpor. Torpor is a...

2014-06-05 13:21:24

VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology) Researchers at VIB and Ghent University have unraveled the mechanism of necroptosis. This is a type of cell death that plays a crucial role in numerous diseases, from viral infections and loss of auditory nerve cells to multiple sclerosis, acute heart failure and organ transplantation. Having detailed knowledge of the cell death process enables a targeted search for new drugs. Peter Vandenabeele (VIB/UGent): "The molecular mechanism of...

2014-04-08 12:30:53

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6d9skh/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of a new report "Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6d9skh/drug_delivery_in ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The delivery of drugs to central nervous system (CNS)...

2014-03-20 23:25:18

Exert, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cools the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 In college, an all-nighter is a rite of passage. Studying all night for an exam in the morning is a common occurrence. Once menopause hits, however, women find themselves staying up all night, but not by choice. Waking up in a heavy night sweat with no way to cool down is a nightmare for millions of women during menopause. Exert Smart Body Coolant however, will help women to...

2014-03-18 23:25:35

Exert Co. releases Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 As all movie theaters will tell you, “Silence is golden.” This is absolutely not the case when referring to the “silent change” before a woman’s golden years. There is nothing “golden” about menopause. It may be called the “Silent Change” but it is far from quiet. Millions of women are crying out for relief from the...

2014-03-07 23:03:00

Exert Co.'s new release, Exert Smart Body Coolant, cools the skin by up to 6 degrees to help with the inconvenience of hot flashes. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Hot flashes are an annoyance that transcend the everyday inconvenience. Hot flashes force women to wear certain clothes and specific colors in order to hide the sweat stains. They dictate how to travel and when to travel. They also factor in when making plans for an evening out. No one wants to have a hot flash in an airplane at...

2014-02-26 23:03:18

Exert Co. releases Exert Smart Body Coolant, a spray that activates when skin temperature rises, cooling the body by 2-6 degrees. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Hot flashes are completely natural, but that doesn’t make them any easier to deal with or hide. From the sweat stains to the red, flushed appearance, a hot flash is apparent to everyone. This can be embarrassing for many women. Exert Co. had these women in mind specifically with the release of Exert Smart Body Coolant. Exert gets...

2014-02-25 23:36:49

From colds to dry skin, saunas helps relieve many winter ailments. Cokato, MN (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Winter brings with it many beautiful things, but it also tends to see an increase in medical conditions, from increased colds to dry skin and many in between. Though some of these are caused by the cold and wind, many of these winter maladies occur from spending more time in confined spaces with recirculated, dry air, and limited exposure to the sun and fresh air. Commercials for...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.