Tag: "cold" at medical news
Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
...oid long workouts in high-humidity. Provide cold
water before, during and after practice in unlimited quantities. Provide shaded rest areas with circulating air; remove helmets and loosen or remove jerseys; some schools have plastic outdoor pools filled with ice for cool-downs after practice...
Childhood sun exposure may lower risk of MS
...eir twin spent more time outdoors during hot days, cold
days, and summer, and which one spent more time sun tanning, going to the beach and playing team sports as a child. The study found the twin with MS spent less time in the sun as a child than the twin who did not have MS. Depending on the activity...
Spuds that like you -- in your summer salad
...t on the whole immune system. Especially if eaten cold
or in a potato salad, Anne Pichon reports in Chemi...ot of foods that contain resistant starch, such as cold
boiled potatoes, legumes, grains, green bananas, pasta and cereals About 10% of the starch eaten by ...
Oxygen trick could see organic costs tumble
...an effective and cheap technique to keep apples in cold
storage for longer. A simple week long pre-treatme... type of chilling injury associated with prolonged cold
storage. Pesis said that 90% of the treated apples were saved from the scald problem in addition to ...
May/June Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...ON COLD REMEDIES People suffering from the common cold
want an on-average 25 percent to 57 percent reduct...s severity to justify the cost and risk of popular cold
treatments finds this study. When the 253 study participants (who were suffering from the common co...
Detecting cold, feeling pain: Study reveals why menthol feels fresh
...ineered mice did not discriminate between warm and cold
surfaces until the temperature dropped to extremes...oling agents evoke the psychophysical sensation of cold
somehow by interacting with the aspect of the sensory nervous system that's related to cold
Limiting stroke damage is focus of study
...omoting recovery. His previous work has shown that cold
also inhibits the sodium-potassium pump, resulting in dendrite beading and spine loss, and that warming of brain tissue and pump revival quickly heals old spines and induces new ones. Now he wants to know if the new spines function and last and if t...
Hotter is better for removing allergens in laundry
..., or 30-40 C), then rinsing the laundry twice with cold
water for three minutes each. In the study, researchers compared allergen levels on cotton sheets after they were washed in various temperature settings. They found that since more pollen was left on the sheets when they were washed in cooler tempe...
UPMC performs first beating heart transplant procedure in the US
...ent standard of preserving a transplanted organ is cold
preservation. In this approach the organ is initially perfused with a cold
solution and then packed in sterile ice. Ischemic injury occurs during the period between the do...
Why Lincoln fell gravely ill after delivering his Gettysburg Address
...adicted earlier diagnoses that the president had a cold
and "bilious fever" and, using an old-fashioned name for smallpox, told Lincoln he had "a touch of the varioloid," a colleague of Van Bibber later wrote in his memoirs that the president responded: "Then am I to understand that I have the smallpox"" ...
Machine preservation may promote more organ sharing
... based on whether organs were preserved by pump or cold
storage. "The critical organ shortage poses a ch...rgans during organ recovery. However, with simple cold
storage, the kidneys are simply immersed in preservation solution and packed on ice until transplant...
Increasing survival of organ transplant patients by reducing time interval for transported organs
... preservation the Organ Care System (OCS) and the cold
preservation method, and how they each effect survival for heart transplant patients. The cold
preservation method, which has been in practice for more than 25 years, delivers the organ in a non-...
Hay fever can send work productivity down the drain
...toms - perfumes, sinus infections, exercise, dust, cold
air even if a person doesn't have an allergy. Diagnostic testing followed by the right kind of treatment may mean less time out of work, she said. The study currently appears on the website for the Primary Care Respiratory Journal. Szeinbach a...
Scientists and polar explorers brave the elements in support of CryoSat-2
...times conditions are very difficult because of the cold
and wind. However, we feel the effort is worthwhile and we will keep going." As Alain and Dixie trek across the North Pole, a parallel campaign by scientists from Germany, Norway and the UK is unfolding in the extreme northern archipelago of Svalb...
Family members most often source of whooping cough in young infants
...d person coughs or sneezes. It may start as a mild cold
or dry cough that persists and eventually worsens. The infected person may look and feel healthy between episodes of coughing. If left untreated, people infected with pertussis can spread the disease for several weeks. Reports of pertussis have inc...
IceSAR campaign provides glimpse of future Sentinel-1 images over ice
...pace Agency DLR and ESA, and despite the numbingly cold
conditions the campaign will continue with a number of other airborne flights over sea ice in the coming days....
Insulating houses improves health and well-being
... The state of housing has a real impact on health; cold
houses place more physiological stress on people, and are more likely to be damp - leading to respiratory problems. Despite the fact we spend about three-quarters of our lives inside, little is known about the specific health effects of the indoor en...
AHA statement recommends doctors change approach
...eight loss to reduce stress on joints, and heat or cold
therapy. If the non-pharmacologic approach does not provide enough pain relief or control of symptoms, we recommend a stepped-care approach when it comes to prescribing drugs," he added. "Take into account the patient's health history and consider...
Opening windows may be the best way of preventing transmission of airborne infection
...lution for patients in countries where winters are cold
the current practice of sealing in the local environment is probably the wrong route for hospital wards....
Opening windows effective way of preventing transmission of TB
...nfectious patients are found. Whilst not suited to cold
climates, natural ventilation offers an important infection control measure in the tropics, where the greatest burden of TB is found."...
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