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The Dangers Of Desert Dust

The Dangers Of Desert Dust

By Richard Harth, Arizona State University On July 5, 2011, a massive wall of dust,  (“haboob,” in Arabic), blanketed Phoenix, Arizona, creating an awesome spectacle, (or stubborn nuisance, depending on your perspective). Dust storms are...

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2014-07-24 23:06:08

InventHelp, America's leading inventor service company, attempts to submit an invention, Peace of Mind Fever Alert System, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 "My child had a fever of 106.7, and I did not know until morning," said an inventor from Cynthiana, Ky. "I could not begin treatment early, and high fevers can cause seizures, brain damage, hearing loss, vision problems and kidney damage, so I was worried. My invention would have alerted...

NIH Gives Advice Hyperthermia For Older Adults
2014-07-03 03:40:07

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 NIH, has some tips to help mitigate some of the dangers. Hyperthermia is an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms in the body to deal with the heat coming from the environment. Heat stroke, heat...

2014-07-02 12:28:44

Protect your child, your family, your school, and your community HARRISBURG, Pa., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has become a ritual for Pennsylvania parents preparing their children for the first day of kindergarten - school-required immunizations. Thanks to these required vaccinations, certain diseases have become very rare. "Parents play a significant role in the long-term health of their children by making sure they are vaccinated," said Bruce A. MacLeod, MD, 2014...

2014-05-18 08:20:23

Panel addresses success of antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing febrile UTI as well as the impact of the American Academy of Pediatrics UTI 2011 Guidelines for diagnosing and managing febrile UTI in Children with VUR ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies evaluating widely-used practices to prevent, diagnose and manage febrile urinary tract infections (UTI) in children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of...

2014-05-13 08:33:18

New submission based on positive data from a 15-month schizoaffective relapse prevention study TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the submission of supplemental New Drug Applications (sNDAs) for once-monthly atypical long-acting antipsychotic INVEGA(®) SUSTENNA(®) (paliperidone palmitate) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval to treat schizoaffective disorder as either monotherapy or adjunctive...

2014-04-22 08:34:04

TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Janssen Research and Development, LLC, both members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, announced that several posters related to the company's work in mental health will be featured at the 167(th) Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in New York City May 3 to 7. The posters are: -- Paliperidone Palmitate Research in Demonstrating Effectiveness (PRIDE):...

2014-04-18 23:04:47

ReportsnReports.com adds Typhoid Fever - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 and Yellow Fever - Pipeline Review, H1 2014 market research reports to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 These Typhoid Fever and Yellow Fever Pipeline Review H1 2014 reports provide comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Typhoid and Yellow Fever, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration...

2014-04-18 12:07:29

Children in Mali (and many other regions where malaria is common) are infected with malaria parasites more than 100 times a year, but they get sick with malaria fever only a few times. To understand how the immune system manages to prevent malaria fever in most cases, Peter Crompton, from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and colleagues in the US and in Mali, analyzed immune cells from healthy children before the malaria season and from the same children after...

2014-04-10 08:30:38

BOSTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your child sick? Do you need to check his or her temperature every few hours? Do you wake up in the middle of the night to check if the temperature is rising? Are you worried about waking up so many times? How well you can rest? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/PH02138 The iTherm team has found the solution to these problems: iTherm is a bracelet that measures the human temperature via a smartphone. Now you can set alarms to alert you...

2014-02-28 23:29:55

Indoor Football League (IFL) team Tri-Cities Fever, and Fever kicker Brady Beeson, team up to support Kicking For The Dream effort to fight ovarian cancer in 2014, according in Kicking For The Dream President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Indoor Football League (IFL) team Tri-Cities Fever, and Fever kicker Brady Beeson, team up to support Kicking For The Dream effort to fight ovarian cancer in 2014, according in Kicking For The Dream President Billy Cundiff....


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Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

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2011-01-12 16:27:29

The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...

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2011-01-11 13:06:23

Feline calicivirus (FCV), in the Caliciviridae family, is one of two important viral causes of respiratory infection in cats. FCV can be isolated from around 50 percent of cats with upper respiratory infection. The various strains of FCV vary in virulence. Since it is an RNA virus it has a high elasticity of its genome which makes it more adaptable to environmental pressures. This causes the development of vaccines more difficult. In infected cats it has been shown that the gene for the...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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