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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...

2010-06-18 09:55:00

Highlights: - Between 1998 and 2010, 450 children died from hyperthermia caused by heat stroke after they were left in cars during warm weather by parents or caregivers. - This summer, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center joins other organizations in an awareness effort to prevent "forgotten child" tragedies. - Dr. Carey Goltzman, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, discusses heat stroke/hyperthermia dangers; Safe Kids...

2010-03-11 09:03:23

DEAD SEA, Jordan "” Aided by ultrasound guidance, treating tumors with extreme heat or moderate heat may provide a possible therapeutic option, according to early research presented at the second AACR Dead Sea International Conference on Advances in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic, held March 7-10, 2010. "Low temperature controlled hyperthermia and high temperature treatments are beneficial in curing both malignant and benign tumors using minimally invasive and...

2009-08-24 12:24:10

Older people -- those age 60 and older -- and people with chronic disease are at higher risk in excessive heat, researchers in Canada said. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found people age 60 and older are the most vulnerable to heat waves, with 82 percent to 92 percent more deaths than average occurring in this age group. Dr. Glen Kenny of the University of Ottawa and colleagues said physiologic studies show the ability to detect heat is reduced, and the...

2009-02-26 11:07:26

 An extreme heat wave affected much of the state of California during mid- to late July 2006, breaking daily maximum temperature records in many regions of the State. A study conducted by researchers from the Mailman School of Public Health, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the California Department of Public Health reports that the 2006 California heat wave had a substantial impact on morbidity throughout California, resulting in increased hospitalizations and emergency...

2009-01-16 22:20:00

Hyperthermia is not a disease, but a treatment for diseases such as cancer being tested by U.S. researchers. Dr. Joan Bull of the Center for Thermal Therapy Cancer Treatment at The University of Texas Medical School in Houston is researching the non-invasive therapy. One of Bull's patients, 70-year-old Lydia Whitlow, survived oral cancer 15 years ago and was told in 2006 she would face an inoperable case of an aggressive small cell lung cancer with a poor survival rate. For six months,...

2008-10-29 09:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced that an article titled "Hyperthermia induced targeting of thermosensitive gene carriers to tumors" was published in a recent edition of Human Gene Therapy, the official journal of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (Pubmed 18729717). Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians University, Pharmaceutical Biology-Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacy, Munich, Germany "developed a gene...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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