Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 21:24 EDT

Latest Hyperthermia Stories

2011-07-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-renowned International Journal of Hyperthermia has unveiled a new special issue which addresses the thermal aspects of radiofrequency exposure on human health. This special issue resulted from a workshop born out of the controversies surrounding huge growth and use of wireless communication. In the issue, invited experts further refine a quantitative assessment of the effects of thermal energy on tissue damage, fetal...

2011-06-28 20:28:30

Older adults might need to reach for that glass of water a little more quickly than others during the hot summer months. Normal aging brings about changes that can affect how some older adults sense and react to warm weather, meaning that they might not get the hydration their bodies need, said an expert at the Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine. Aging changes ability to cope "Thermoregulation, or the body's ability to maintain a steady temperature, is affected as we age...

2011-06-21 10:57:00

AARP Provides Warning Signs of Heat Stress & Tips to Beat the Heat - Reminds People to Check on Elderly Family, Friends & Neighbors BOISE, Idaho, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first day of summer in Idaho finds temperatures on the rise across the state and while this marks the start of fun in the sun for many, for elderly residents, it means greater risk of heat stroke, heat exhaustion and even death. Today, AARP is reminding people to check in on elderly family...

2011-06-07 00:00:33

With temperatures soaring across the nation, Petplan pet insurance's reminds pet parents to be vigilant of keeping their four-legged companions cool and comfortable for optimum pet health. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 The record heat that has been experienced in recent weeks across the United States has brought with it the annual list of tips to keep cool to prevent dangerous overheating. However, these tips don't just apply to human beings but also to the more than 71 million...

2010-11-26 11:34:51

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Using a healthier hyperthermia, Virginia Tech engineering researchers and a colleague from India unveiled a new method to target and destroy cancerous cells without using chemotherapy. The cancer treatment uses hyperthermia to elevate the temperature of tumor cells, while keeping the surrounding healthy tissue at a lower degree of body heat. The investigators used both in vitro and in vivo experiments to confirm their findings. Ishwar Puri, professor and head of the...

2010-11-23 12:30:36

Using hyperthermia, Virginia Tech engineering researchers and a colleague from India unveiled a new method to target and destroy cancerous cells. The research was presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Physical Society Nov. 23 in Long Beach, Calif. The cancer treatment uses hyperthermia to elevate the temperature of tumor cells, while keeping the surrounding healthy tissue at a lower degree of body heat. The investigators used both in vitro and in vivo experiments to confirm...

2010-09-24 08:29:00

NEW YORK, September 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - The International Journal of Hyperthermia is Marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month With a Timely Special Issue on the use of Hyperthermia as a Treatment for the Disease. The Journal's Publisher, Informa Healthcare, is Donating Money to Charity on Behalf of Every Free Article Download* From the Special Issue. Hyperthermia, as its name suggests, involves raising body temperature and the treatment is used to fight disease. Research on...

2010-07-22 11:23:00

Stay Cool, Avoid Strenuous Activities and Check on Older Relatives, Neighbors HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With very hot temperatures and high humidity forecast for much of Pennsylvania in the coming days, the Department of Health is again urging residents - and particularly older adults - to take steps that can help them to avoid serious illness or even death. Although many of the heat-related deaths reported in recent weeks involved older adults, people of any...

2010-07-06 15:45:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- US WorldMeds is proud to announce the launch of Revonto(TM) (dantrolene sodium for injection), the first patented scientific advancement in the treatment of malignant hyperthermia (MH). The time to reconstitute dantrolene sodium for injection has been dramatically reduced to approximately 20 seconds or until the solution is clear. Revonto(TM) retains the cost-savings of the original dantrolene sodium for injection product while offering a...

2010-07-01 12:07:39

The heat of summer brings trips to the lake, afternoons at the beach and vacations in the mountains. It also arrives with the threat of dangerous conditions in closed cars, where children left alone for even a few minutes can lead to tragedy. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Georgia has developed an easy-to-use table of vehicle temperature changes that may help public officials and media remind the public about the deadly consequences of vehicle-related hyperthermia in...