Latest Fluid balance Stories

Coffee Does Not Cause Dehydration
2014-01-10 12:14:47

[ Watch the Video: Coffee Does Not Dehydrate ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE says that drinking a moderate amount of coffee does not lead to dehydration. There is a common belief that drinking coffee or other caffeinated drinks can lead to dehydration, and it has long been known that caffeine acts as a mild diuretic. However, the effects of coffee consumption on fluid balance cannot be directly compared to pure...

2006-08-24 14:31:23

By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - How much fluid should a marathon runner drink while racing? The answer depends on a variety of factors, but the best approach is to replace fluids in response to thirst, according to experts from the International Marathon Medical Directors Association (IMMDA). In their latest position statement on the topic, they assert that there is no "blanket advice" to give to people about how much fluids are needed while exercising. Instead,...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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