Tag: "summer" at medical news
Satellites help ensure safe sunning
...ear worldwide, according to a report released this summer
by the World Health Organisation. Many of those deaths, however, could be avoided through simple preventive measures such as seeking shade when the UV Index is high, the report says. Thanks to an innovative service called HappySun, the UV Index can...
Pfizer to fund doctoral study fellowships, seminars in biostatistics at Rutgers
...p will provide him a stipend, research support and summer
internships with the company. "Statistics is very much an applied science, so my summer
work at Pfizer will help me learn what kinds of career opportunities are available," Magyar said. "I...
ICON issues survey of nanotechnology practices
... nanomaterials." Survey data were collected this summer
from 64 organizations in North America, the European Union, Asia and Australia. North American and Japanese respondents each represented 39 percent of those surveyed, with 17 percent from the European Union and 5 percent from Australia. About 80 perc...
National plan to ensure disaster medicine training is funded
... training sites are established nationally. This summer
the first international site was established in the United Arab Emirates. That center already is being expanded including plans for putting MCG instructors on-site to train the countrys military. Some of the most extensive training has taken place ...
Link found between teens' stress levels and acne severity
...erent times just before mid-year exams and during summer
break. Students long-term career prospects are influenced by the results of the examinations and they are known to induce psychological stress. Stress levels were measured using the Perceived Stress Scale, a 14-item, self-questionnaire that is wid...
Less sun better than using sunscreen
With the northern hemisphere summer
approaching, many people will be taking advantage of the hot weather to sunbathe and relax in the hot weather in parks and on beaches. But avoiding direct sunlight and wearing clothes which stop harmful UV rays from reaching the skin, rather than s...
Mailman School of Public Health researchers analyze air quality and weather changes by 2050
... sprawl alone could result in a 1F rise in average summer
temperatures and a 16 percent increase in unhealth...hs. For example, ozone-related deaths in a typical summer
could increase by 55 deaths across the 31 counties of the New York City Metro area due to climate ch...
International cooperation boosts EarthCARE
... will build on a favourable decision expected this summer
by the Japanese Space Advisory Committee allowing JAXA and NICT to initiate the full implementation of one of its core scientific instruments, the cloud profiling radar. EarthCARE will be the largest of ESAs Earth Explorer satellites within the Livin...
Mouse model points to possible new strategy for treating rare muscle disease, kidney disorders
...clinical trial of ManNAc for HIBM to begin in late summer
or early fall. Based on their findings, the group is also exploring the possibility that ManNAc may benefit people suffering from diseases that involve damage to the cell layers of the kidney that are required for filtering the blood....
Benefits of school-based fitness programs fade after summer
...ng the school year were lost after the three-month summer
break, according to a report in the June issue of ... body composition were lost during the three-month summer
break, the authors write. During the break, average fitness level as measured by maximum oxygen cons...
Reduced greenhouse gas emissions required to avoid dangerous increases in heat stress
.... The researchers found that global warming causes summer
temperatures to dramatically exceed the range that...ear, or the 'hot tail,' warm more than the typical summer
days warm," Diffenbaugh said. "One might expect that an average warming of four degrees would equate...
Millennium development goals: Are we on track?
...ECOSOCs first Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) this summer
in Switzerland. Webb concluded by stating that in order to successfully impact malnutrition it takes complementary inputs delivered through complementary partnerships. It is not only about food, and it is not only about cash in the pocket. Many dif...
AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success
...e classroom after a three-month break signals that summer
is drawing to a close. For children and teens, the end of summer
also means an end to the long daylight hours that allows them to stay out later, as well as the long...
Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
...dy temperatures rose so high and so fast under the summer
sun that their brains couldnt keep up, couldnt reg...ueller, in UNC'sCollege of Arts & Sciences. With summer
practice about to swing into high gear, Mueller said its time to remember these kids, and to keep in...
To be or not to be a scientist
...he culmination of the research institutes renowned summer
science internship program. WHY: The Summer Student Research Program is one the few programs in the country to expose young people to significant and complex scientific research. It is the only program of its kind to be continually funded by the N...
European heat waves double in length since 1880
...data shows that many previous assessments of daily summer
temperature change underestimated heat wave events...sly hypothesized increase in the variance of daily summer
temperatures since the 19th century. The study adds evidence that heat waves, such as the devastat...
Long heat waves boost hospital admissions
... the weather. Usually the first heat wave of the summer
is considered the most deadly, however the team fo... expect heat-related admissions to decrease as the summer
progresses. The results support previous studies linking heat waves with increased death rates, es...
Study, meta-analysis examine factors associated with death from heatstroke
...talized for heatstroke in Lyon, France, during the summer
of 2003. Demographic, medical and functional data were collected when individuals entered the hospital, and they were assessed again after 28 days and one and two years. Fifty-eight percent of patients died within 28 days. Patients who died: mor...
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