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Hydration Will Be Key For Beijing Bound Olympians, What Every Athlete Must Know

... or amateur athlete or a weekend warrior, dehydration is a common problem in many sports. It is often ... per hour of flight "The problem with dehydration is it reduces sports performance," said ... who are having a very difficult time with dehydration may require pre-hydration, meaning they may need ...

Hydra Booster Energizes Ordinary Drinking Water for Better Absorption and Optimum Hydration, Stopping Symptoms of 'Hidden' Dehydration

... 10 cups of water each day and the symptoms of dehydration become noticeable after just 2 percent of the ... So, even when people drink plenty of water, dehydration persists." Although the majority of us ... often overlooked effects of long-term moderate dehydration is generally credited to Dr. F. Batmanghelidj and ...

Cantimer, Inc. Awarded $996,000 Contract from U.S. Government to Develop Portable, Real-Time and Non-Invasive Hydration Measurement and Monitoring System for Use by Firefighters

... and other first response personnel. dehydration is a major health concern in the first responder community. Mild dehydration can lead to compromised physical and cognitive performance. Moderate to severe dehydration creates a significantly increased risk for ...

Flat carbonated drinks not an effective alternative to oral rehydration solution

... for oral rehydration solution to prevent dehydration in children with acute vomiting and diarrhoea, ... ideal balance of salts and sugars for avoiding dehydration in people with gastroenteritis who are losing ... oral rehydration solution for the prevention of dehydration in children with gastroenteritis, but that there ...

Novel small molecule therapy shows benefit for anemic patients via hydration of red blood cells

... or organ damage. Research suggests that dehydration of the RBCs is one of the key contributors to the ... of oxygen delivery throughout the body. The dehydration appears to result from loss of potassium via two ... evidence that blocking the Gardos channel reduces dehydration of the sickle erythrocytes and thus supports the ...

Lack of Strong Thirst Signals Leads Elderly to Drink Too Little

... could explain why older people are prone to dehydration during heat waves TUESDAY, Dec. 18 ... Egan said. Deaths of elderly people from dehydration is a well-known public health problem, Egan said. ... drinking may be a strategy to reduce the risk of dehydration in older people, although care should be ...

FDA Approves SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan), the First and Only Oral Vasopressin Antagonist to Treat Patients With Clinically Significant Hypervolemic and Euvolemic Hyponatremia

... when the need to treat outweighs this risk dehydration and Hypovolemia - In patients who develop medically significant signs or symptoms of hypovolemia, discontinuation is recommended. dehydration and hypovolemia can occur, especially in potentially volume-depleted ...

'Snowbirds' Beware the Climate Changes

... so they should be especially cautious about their sun exposure. dehydration from spending more time than usual outdoors in higher temperatures. ... drinks, but avoid caffeinated drinks. Being aware of the symptoms of dehydration (dry mouth, lowered output of urine, sluggish behavior) can help, too. ...

First study to examine rare injuries and conditions of US high school athletes

... include eye injuries, dental injuries, neck and cervical injuries and dehydration and heat illness, which may result in high morbidity, costly surgeries and ... three per 100,000." Football also was correlated with the majority of dehydration and heat illnesses. Sixty percent of these injuries occurred during ...

Global Warming Linked to Heightened Kidney Stone Risk

... MONDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Rising temperatures and increased dehydration linked to global warming will boost kidney stone rates in the United ... painfully -- through the urinary tract. Drinking too little fluid and/or dehydration can lead to development of a stone, as can a metabolic predisposition for ...

Hydration Is Key to Maintaining Health During Hot Summer Months

... /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition and consumer health experts indicate that more dehydration occurs during the active summer season when seasonal temperature and physical activities increase. For most people, dehydration may be prevented by drinking sufficient amounts of water during the day -- ...

Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

... stay active during the summer, so that s/he is prepared to begin participating in fall sports. Have kids take frequent water breaks to prevent dehydration and overheating. Discourage dangerous tactics of play and risky techniques. Strictly enforce appropriate rules to minimize overuse of growing ...

AquaHydrate, First High Performance Sports Water, Targets So Cal Sports Market With Summer Event Support

... makes the heart pump harder and faster, and steals mental focus and concentration. Muscles receive less oxygen and fatigue prematurely. When severe, dehydration increases the risk of life-threatening heat injury such as heat stroke." "Most athletes are surprised to learn that, contrary to popular ...

Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer

... Patients with hyperhidrosis produce an amount of sweat that far exceeds that needed to regulate body temperature. Hyperhidrosis can cause dehydration and skin problems, including infections secondary to skin maceration, and can be accompanied by strong odors. Some people may sweat so profusely that ...

Dry mouth linked to prescription and over the counter drugs

... Out of the nearly 500 general dentists who responded, 89 percent believe prescription medications are the primary contributor to dry mouth. Aging, dehydration and salivary gland disease were also cited as major contributors. The survey of AGD members also revealed that: Approximately two-thirds ...

Motorola Invests in Zephyr Technology Corporation

... of areas including sports, defense, first responder and healthcare. Its professional-grade BioHarness(TM) system monitors conditions such heat state, dehydration or injury by measuring vital signs including heart rate, breathing rate, skin temperature, posture and activity. Using the subject's voice radio (or ...

Morning Sickness Drug Gets Green Light in Study

... said Dr. Eva Pressman, director of maternal fetal medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York. "There's concern about dehydration and losing weight. The largeness of this study is clearly better than anything we've had to date on the safety of metoclopramide, and it shows that ...

SCAN Health Plan Arizona Encourages Sun Smarts and Plenty of Water for Seniors This Summer

... Stay hydrated. A normal result of aging is a reduction in the sensation of thirst, which allows seniors to become dehydrated more easily. dehydration can lead to confusion and falls. So keep plenty of cool water on hand and avoid beverages containing alcohol or caffeine. Don't get ...

The First High Performance Sports Water - AquaHydrate - to Offer Ionic Minerals Through Exclusive Agreement With Natural Foods Pioneer, Trace Minerals Research

... -- thereby instantly hydrating the cell. If minerals are not present for use by cells, they will be leached from other tissues such as bone, causing dehydration and ultimately, osteoporosis and other illnesses. Water is nature's ideal delivery vehicle for ionic minerals -- trace minerals such as ...

Use science to convince teens a sober prom is better, AAAS says

... They May Get Really Sick Who wants to spend prom night throwing up or so dizzy that he or she can't dance? Alcohol can irritate the stomach causing dehydration which often leads to vomiting and dizziness. Throwing up also may be a sign of alcohol poisoning, which causes body systems to break down and ...

Swine Flu Closes 3 Schools in NYC

... 20 cases of pregnant women with the swine flu, several of whom experienced complications, Schuchat said. Complications can include pneumonia, dehydration and premature birth. Doctors can be reluctant to treat pregnant women with antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu and Relenza, and pregnant women may be ...

Health Experts Plot Strategy for Swine Flu Vaccine

... 20 cases of pregnant women with the swine flu, several of whom experienced complications, Schuchat said. Complications can include pneumonia, dehydration and premature birth. Doctors can be reluctant to treat pregnant women with antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu and Relenza, and pregnant women may be ...

CDC: Flu Drugs Should Be 1st Choice for Pregnant Women With Swine Flu

... 20 cases of pregnant women with the swine flu, several of whom experienced complications, Schuchat said. Complications can include pneumonia, dehydration and premature birth. "It is very important that doctors who are caring for pregnant women they suspect may have influenza, that they issue prompt ...

Pregnant Women Should Take Flu Drugs Promptly

... 20 cases of pregnant women with the swine flu, several of whom experienced complications, Schuchat said. Complications can include pneumonia, dehydration and premature birth. "It is very important that doctors who are caring for pregnant women they suspect may have influenza, that they issue prompt ...

Swine Flu May Pose Problems for Pregnant Women

... The CDC is investigating 20 cases of pregnant women with the swine flu, several of whom experienced complications, including pneumonia and dehydration and premature birth, Schuchat said. "It is very important that doctors who are caring for pregnant women they suspect may have influenza, that they ...

Raisin and Dried Fruit Consumption Associated With Reduced Abdominal Obesity

... immune system. Fructans are not present in Thompson seedless grapes (i.e. raisin grapes) prior to dehydration. However, they are produced during the dehydration process which converts fresh grapes into raisins. Collaborative work from researchers at Rutgers and Winona State Universities examined the ...

Gurgle's Guide on How to Beat Morning Sickness and Pregnancy Fatigue

... occurs the best course of action is to visit your GP. How to cope with morning sickness: -   Stock up on fluids to prevent dehydration -   Keep away from any foods that make your stomach churn -   Ginger biscuits are recommended for alleviating ...

Media Alert: Tips on Skiing Safely From the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

... or snowboard alone. Avoid participating in sports when experiencing pain or exhaustion. Take frequent water breaks to prevent dehydration and overheating. Become familiar with the whereabouts of fences, trees, rocks, open water and patches of ice. Stay on marked trails ...

Nationwide Medical/Surgical Reveals Their Help Sheet For Those Infected with Influenza Virus

... ample sleep and to drink plenty of liquids. Sleeping helps the body spend its energy fighting the illness and drinking liquids helps the body avoid dehydration that can come quicker due to the influenza virus. Hand washing is highly encouraged to avoid passing on the flu virus. There are several over the ...

Data on VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies to be Presented at the International Myeloma Workshop

... hypotension (each 13%), herpes zoster, nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, myalgia and pneumonia (each 12%), muscle cramps (11%), and dehydration and anxiety (each 10%). Twenty percent (20%) of patients experienced at least 1 episode of ¿Grade 4 toxicity, most commonly thrombocytopenia (5%) and ...

Texting After Fainting a Good Sign

... a patient is recovering. "It takes a lot to do that," Greenberg said. Fainting in young people can be caused by fear, standing still for too long, dehydration and more. Panic can stem from fear of being crushed or caught in a crowd, not an unreasonable fear given that eight fans were trampled to death in ...

Hope for preventative treatment for cystic fibrosis lung disease

... makeup a mutation in what is called the CFTR ("Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator" gene) leads to loss of salt and water and thus dehydration of the surfaces of the mucous membranes in the lungs, intestines, and other organs. Thick, sticky mucus forms clumps that cannot be easily cleared. ...

'X-Tremely' Dangerous Sports

... and padding, and make sure equipment is in good working order and used properly. Take frequent water breaks to prevent dehydration and overheating. Avoid participating in any sport when experiencing pain or exhaustion. For ...

Sugar Backlash Opens Door For All-natural Sports Drinks

... Christi Triathlon, Beach to Bay, and Wet & Wild Tri), recommends Ultima to prevent cramping. Why? Many of patients' aches and pains stem from dehydration or electrolyte imbalance. Charlotte, NC-based Teams in Training Coach Scott Sartwell not only recommends Ultima to the triathletes runners he ...

Skate Through Winter Sports Injury-Free

... formal sport, such as professional figure skating, ensure that the activity is led by a trained coach. Take frequent water breaks to prevent dehydration and overheating. Avoid participating in sports when experiencing pain or exhaustion. Never ski, sled, ice skate, snowmobile or ...

Napo Pharmaceuticals Announces License of Crofelemer to Salix Pharmaceuticals

... intestinal infection which results in the abrupt loss of large volumes of electrolyte rich watery stools, leading to severe and rapidly progressing dehydration and shock. Cholera, identified and detailed from the beginning of recorded history, was initially endemic to the Indian sub-continent. The disease ...

Glenn Close, Alma Powell, and Quincy Jones to Be Honored at AARP The Magazine's 2009 Inspire Awards

... Hayes-Bautista, one baby's story says it all. Selene Segura Rios, a flu-stricken 18-month-old whose working parents couldn't afford the ER, died of dehydration -- not in a Third World country but in the United States. Selene, like many Latinos, lacked access to proper health care, a problem Hayes-Bautista ...

Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

... scale consisting of a scoring system. Thirty-eight Pycnogenol-treated and 30 control patients were rated on the most common complaints of jetlag: dehydration and loss of appetite; headaches and/or sinus irritation; fatigue; disorientation and/or grogginess; nausea and/or upset stomach; insomnia and/or ...

Prescriptions for Stress

... the body burns more water in an effort to manage the stress. Drinking more water on a regular basis will eliminate the often unseen effects of dehydration on the body. Find an outlet for stress -- Exercise has been shown to be a great outlet. Focused physical activity helps keep the body ...

Study: 9/11 Dogs Suffered Few Health Effects

... the dogs had some type of health disorder during the first week, including fatigue, eye irritation, respiratory tract problems, decreased appetite, dehydration and cuts. What surprised the study's authors, however, was that only mild and infrequent health conditions were identified during a five-year ...
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