Tag: "beach" at medical news
Keep an eye on the weather if you take herbal antidepressants
... particularly iftaking the herbal treatment at the beach
or while skiing. Ivor Roots, a clinical pharmacologist at Humboldt University in Berlin,agrees that people must exercise caution when using the herb. "One should notassume that herbal drugs are not without potential side effects," he says. "I...
Hurricane tip sheet
...tle loss of sand. However, developed areas of the beach
responded unfavorably, with major land losses. The researcher hopes to include parts of the Louisiana coastline in future studies. -- Gregory Stone, associate professor at the LSU Coastal Studies Institute, 225-388-6188, email@example.com . Lou...
Risk of ill health from seawater in resorts meeting European Union standard
...during this period, and included all people on the beach
living in the same household. Over 1800 people were contacted again seven days later to see if they had developed any symptoms. Predominantly gastrointestinal, skin, respiratory symptoms were reported by 7.5 per cent of the respondents. Visitors re...
U-M professor develops faster way to test beach water for E. coli levels
ANN ARBOR---When officials close a public beach
because the water is contaminated, those announcem...gerous levels---and likewise the order to reopen a beach
happens days after the level has dropped. Rolf Deininger, a professor of Environmental Health Scienc...
Low infection rate in Arrow Lionheart* European trial
...2003, he has gained weight and taken a trip to the beach
with family and friends. Most recently, Gayle enjoyed his favorite pastime - watching car racing - at the Dover Downs racetrack where he was treated to a behind-the-scenes look at a NASCAR event. (For more information, visit www.pennstatelionheart.c...
Sun exposure behaviors matched to dose of UV radiation received
...ld receive 165 SEDs). Sunbathing and going to the beach
increased UVR exposure, and children and adolescents received more than half their total UVR exposure at the beach. The researchers also found that 50 percent of UVR was measured between noon and 3 p.m. "High UVR doses are connected with risk behavi...
Innovative reconstructive surgery improves appearance, outcomes for skin cancer patients
...ong Island, N.Y. She spent her days playing on the beach
and sailing with friends. "No one ever thought to wear sunscreen back then," she said. "As a teenager, the goal was to get as tan as possible, so I was in the sun a lot." Today Fahland, 72, of Olympia, Wash., regrets having spent her youth basking un...
How odors help make multimodal memories
...of a seaside holiday may conjure up the sight of a beach
umbrella, the sound of crashing surf, and the smell of brackish seaweed." While researches know that the hippocampus acts to associate sensory memories into a coherent whole, they know little about how the sensory-related brain regions contribute to ...
Remembrance of smells past
... where a picture of woman drinking a cocktail on a beach
can stir up your own holiday memories, even if the only similarity between the image and your memory is the sun hat she is wearing." "That sun hat can set off your own memories of feeling the sand between your toes, hearing the crash of waves, and sm...
Learning to cover up reduces risk of skin cancer
...ating children in primary school and adults at the beach
about the benefits of wearing sun-protective hats and clothing can effectively motivate them to cover up and reduce their exposure to cancer-causing ultraviolet radiation, according to a systematic review of evidence. The review appears in the Americ...
Assessing the season: LSU hurricane experts learned lessons during Hurricane Season 2004
...handle and Alabama coasts experienced little to no beach
erosion for a decade and a half prior to the landf...both instances. Although both storms caused severe beach
erosion, he said, much of that sand was pushed across the islands as massive deposits protruding int...