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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...

2014-06-19 23:07:47

This week, two children have died nationwide after being left alone in a hot car. The experts at Dayton Children's Hospital want to remind parents and caregivers to never leave a child alone in a car and to take precautions to ensure it never happens to you. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As temperatures continue to rise in the Miami Valley, Dayton Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Greater Dayton want to remind families to never leave a child alone in the car. This week there...

2014-02-25 12:27:52

Hyperthermia has shown to greatly improve cancer treatment outcomes when combined with radiation and chemotherapy, but Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine is one of only a few centers to offer it. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- /Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine/- Hyperthermia treatments have shown to double response rates of chemotherapy and radiation without side effects, and are an integral part of cancer treatment in Europe, but despite this, it has not gained...

Veteran Firefighters Have ‘Enhanced Protection’ Against Heat Stress
2014-01-09 07:19:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Veteran firefighters are more adjusted to high-heat than their non-firefighting counterparts, according to a new study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. Researchers examined a group of older, physically active firefighters to determine that they actually could be more heat resilient than those who may  not ever have fought a fire. The study included physically active non-firefighters and...

2013-08-13 23:22:55

With the heat of August, it is crucial for everyone over age 30 (yes, 30!) to be aware of the dangers of the extreme heat. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 It’s August, and the sun is shining, the pool is calling, yet how can you stay cool – and healthy - as the mercury rises? As we age, our bodies lose the ability to deal with the heat, which puts us at higher risk for heat-related illness. According to the experts at Mom’s Meals, everyone over age 30 (yes, 30!) should take...

2013-05-29 23:14:36

Each year, more than 1,000 people die from heat stroke in the United States. Prevention starts with recognizing one´s own limits. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Each year, more than 1,000 people die from heat stroke in the United States. Long thought to be the product of dehydration, traditional prevention and treatment of heat related illness has been to drink more water. More recent research by the University of Montana's Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism (Montana...

Study Finds Hot And Cold Senses Interact
2013-04-09 10:20:59

University of North Carolina Health Care A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine offers new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures. The research led by neuroscientist Mark J. Zylka, PhD, associate professor of cell biology and physiology, found an interaction between the neural circuits that detect hot and cold stimuli: cold perception is enhanced when nerve circuitry for heat is inactivated. "This discovery has implications for...

2012-08-02 23:02:54

Hotline Available to Healthcare Professionals Seeking Treatment/Protocol Advice from Malignant Hyperthermia Specialist Consultants. Turlock, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 The sudden unexpected death of a healthy individual undergoing minor surgery is a tragedy almost beyond comprehension in this day of modern medical miracles. Yet this still happens to patients susceptible to malignant hyperthermia (MH). To provide “in the moment” care for patients experiencing MH, the Malignant...


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