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Reduced greenhouse gas emissions required to avoid dangerous increases in heat stress

...to 50 percent. "Rare events today, like the 2003 heat wave in Europe, will become much more common as gr...ure are unprecedented in their severity." A 2003 heat wave led to 15,000 deaths in France and almost 3,000 in Italy. The researchers found that global war...

Dead on target

...at internalize the nanoparticles by applying laser heat that intensifies in the presence of gold nanoparticles, said Wang. Another possibility is the attachment of drug molecules to these dendrimer nanoparticle systems, added Baker, since this will allow the direct delivery of drugs to the target cells. T...

Do people listen to heat warnings?

Oppressive summertime heat claims more lives than all other weather-related d...idan recently conducted a study on how effectively heat warning systems have been implemented in four cities, including Dayton, Ohio, Philadelphia, Phoenix,...

Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006

...e young athletes, from 11 to 17 years old, died of heat stroke in 2006. The trend was declining. The last ...deaths that mightor night not have been related to heat or exertion. "And we don't knowthe number of kids who had heat exhaustion," said Mueller, in UNC'sCo...

Electric fields have potential as a cancer treatment

...once believed to do nothing significant other than heat cells. However, in several years' worth of experiments, the researchers have shown that the fields disrupt cell division in tumor cells placed on a glass dish (in vitro). After intensively studying this effect in vitro and in laboratory animals, th...

European heat waves double in length since 1880

...aily temperatures ever indicate that the length of heat waves on the continent has doubled and the frequen... of daily summer temperature change underestimated heat wave events in western Europe by approximately 30 percent. Paul Della-Marta and a team of research...

Long heat waves boost hospital admissions

Summer heat waves significantly increase pressure on hospitals...e records for patients aged 75 or over during five heat waves which hit the Veneto Region in Northeast Italy between 2002 and 2003. They found that for e...

Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke

... associated with death from heatstroke. A severe heat wave struck Europe in 2003, with death toll estima...irectly from exposure to high temperatures. During heat waves, most victims are found dead at home, and 60 percent of those who reach the hospital are likel...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... amount of death at the right time might actually ... research that could help in understanding animal populations, pest ... a paper in the journal Trends in Ecology ... colleagues conclude that the kind of positive population effect ... or mortality, depends on the size and developmental stage ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... 2014) – A majority of Madagascar,s 101 species of ... serious consequences for the rainforests they call home. A ... impacts lemurs can have on rainforest tree populations, which ... have on the region,s rich biodiversity. , A large ... by lemurs. Lemurs in turn disperse the seeds ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... birth weight and preterm birth are linked to increased ... published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, ... birth weight and pre-term babies were not at greater ... , According to the ACR, 27 million Americans ... OA. Symptoms of OA range from mild to severe ...
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