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Experimental 'Couch Potato Pill' May Also Prevent Heat Stroke
2012-01-09 14:12:48

According to a new study in the journal Nature Medicine, an experimental treatment known as the 'couch potato pill' may also help to prevent heatstroke in people genetically predisposed to it. The pill first received its name due its ability to mimic the effects of exercise in inactive laboratory mice, eliciting much excitement in the medical community that it might eventually prove useful in activity-disinclined human patients as well. Yet new research shows that the drug, known to...

2011-08-22 17:45:00

Lady of America Franchise Corporation Offers Tips to Exercise Safely in the Sizzling Heat Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 With the majority of the country experiencing a dangerous heat wave these past few weeks and no immediate relief in sight, Lady of America Franchise Corporation wants to make sure you beat the heat "• and stay safe "• when it comes to exercising. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heat-related deaths and illness are...

2011-07-29 07:56:00

-- Sets target date of 2013 to eliminate deaths -- Calls for specific education and enactment measures WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA today called on government, advocacy groups, automakers and car seat manufacturers to combine efforts to eliminate child heat stroke deaths in vehicles by 2013. "We must take action now because kids are dying," said Torine Creppy, executive director of Safe Kids USA. "We can tally the statistics and explore the reasons...

2011-07-21 08:41:00

21 Deaths This Year and Summer Heat Waves Call For Extra Care with Children WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the mid-point of summer, with hot temperatures throughout the country and more than 20 child deaths so far from hyperthermia, Safe Kids USA reminds caregivers to never leave children alone in vehicles. According to a national survey done by the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety (ACTS) 45 percent of parents think it is "very unlikely" a child in their...

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...


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