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Lack of Strong Thirst Signals Leads Elderly to Drink Too Little

... suggests. The researchers aren't sure whether thirst signals from the body or the interpretation of ... PET scans of areas of their brains activated by thirst showed reactions -- particularly in the cingulate ... and San Antonio, Texas, is one of many studies of thirst in the elderly, said Neil E. Rowland, a professor ...

Dry mouth linked to prescription and over the counter drugs

... AGD survey, the most common symptoms reported by patients include constant thirst and difficulty eating, swallowing, or speaking. Foamy or stringy saliva, ... to the promotion of tooth decay; Approximately 68 percent say constant thirst is the most common symptom communicated by patients; 44 percent say ...

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

... in patients receiving SAMSCA (n equals 223, placebo n equals 220) were thirst (16 percent vs. 5 percent in placebo patients), dry mouth (13 percent vs. ... - (incidence less than or equal to 5 percent more than placebo): thirst (16 percent vs 5 percent), dry mouth (13 percent vs 4 percent), asthenia ...

Gatorade and NFL Launch Third Annual Beat the Heat Campaign to Educate Youth Football Players and Coaches About Heat-Related Illnesses

... providing the same carbohydrate energy to fuel muscles as Gatorade thirst Quencher while containing 25 percent more electrolytes to advance fluid ... Life Water, Aquafina and Tropicana. No other beverage company helps quench thirst on more occasions and in more great-tasting ways. For more information, ...

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

... sea of bottled water, sports drinks, energy beverages and vitamin-enriched thirst quenchers, yet millions of Americans continue to complain of perpetual thirst and low energy. Research by the Mayo Clinic indicates that an average ...

Nationwide Heat Wave Finally Gives Way To Cooling Trend

... fruits with high water content Drink water throughout the day -- re-hydrating is more difficult when done all at once Don't rely on thirst as an indicator that it's time to drink more water Metromint doesn't just taste fresh, it feels fresh. Real mint stimulates the ...

Breakthrough Nanotechnology Delivers Safe, Nutrition-Packed Cellular Hydration

... nanotechnology, water is fully absorbed into the body's cells, so people who drink water regularly but still feel thirsty will finally have that thirst quenched and their bodies replenished with proper hydration levels and the nutrition they've been desperately needing," Dayhuff says. The ...

GNC Launches the First-Ever Comprehensive Line of Whole Body Health Products Exclusively for Fit and Active Women

... The complete line offers more than 25 complex and robust products, including pleasant tasting vitamins, delicious healthy shakes, thirst quenching vitamin-infused water mixes, and nutritious energy/protein bars. Additionally, therapeutic bath soaks, containing salts from the Dead ...

Ramon L. Jimenez, MD: A Diverse Life

... to professional careers simply because my family was not in those socioeconomic circles," cited Dr. Jimenez. This did not detour his drive or thirst for knowledge. Rather it inspired his quest to become a mentor himself. "Minority students, especially Hispanic/Latinos, continue to face barriers ...

K-State Veterinarian Discusses Treating Dogs With Cushing's Disease

... the susceptibility to infection, may delay healing, and, at a minimum, can cause clinical signs that are annoying. These can include excessive thirst and urination, a ravenous appetite, excessive panting and an appearance that is displeasing, such as a potbelly, hair loss and thin skin. The ...

Insulet Announces Sponsorship of International Diabetes Federation's World Diabetes Day Campaign

... of diabetes and if their child shows these signs, to seek immediate medical attention. These signs include: -- Frequent urination -- Excessive thirst -- Increased hunger -- Rapid weight loss -- Tiredness -- Lack of interest and concentration -- Blurred vision -- Vomiting and stomach pain ...

Scientists Create Mice Resistant to Obesity

... that lacked the ability to release GABA in a subset of brain cells in the hypothalamus -- the brain region that controls processes such as hunger, thirst and body temperature. On a normal diet, the normal and mutant mice weighed roughly the same, with mutant mice weighing slightly less. On a high ...

Hydration Is Key to Maintaining Health During Hot Summer Months

... prior to events and outdoor activities -- Drink throughout the day -- re-hydrating is more difficult when done all at once -- Don't rely on thirst as an indicator that it's time to drink more water With zero sugar and no calories, Metromint combines the properties of both enhanced and flavored ...

Zero-calorie Aqua-Lyte hydrates as well as leading sports drink

... after beverage consumption and at 30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes after beverage consumption. At the same time periods, subjects recorded both their thirst and taste assessment of the product using a 10-point Likert scale. Results There were no statistically significant differences in any measure ...

Zero-Calorie Aqua-Lyte(R) Hydrates as Well as Traditional Sports Drinks

... after beverage consumption and at 30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes after beverage consumption. At the same time periods, subjects recorded both their thirst and taste assessment of the product using a 10-point Likert scale. Results There were no statistically significant differences in any measure ...

Doctors' and Nurses' Wellness Checklist: Healthy Diet, Exercise, Dietary Supplements

... Health Group and a consultant to ... consumer wellness campaign. There is also interesting news when it comes to sleep and the thirst for caffeine. Despite their often long hours, nearly two-thirds of physicians and nurses say they regularly get a good night's sleep (62 percent of ...

Blood pressure enzyme can have tumor-sensing role

... pressure and is the target of common medications. The hormone angiotensin (a peptide) constricts blood vessels, increases the brain's perception of thirst and indirectly causes the kidneys to retain sodium, thus limiting its production can reduce blood pressure. ACE acts chemically by removing amino ...

ORBIS International's Flying Eye Hospital Returns to Myanmar

... biomedical technicians. ORBIS will also work with policymakers to educate the public on eye health and blindness prevention. "There is a real thirst for medical knowledge in Myanmar, especially from the West. Since 1991 ORBIS has provided rare opportunities for the ophthalmic community to ...

Hormone may be new drug target for preventing lymphedema, tumor spread

... existing blood vessels and even promote the growth of new ones. But it also has many more functions, such as helping control metabolism, heart rate, thirst and appetite, stress response, antibacterial activity and nerve signal transmission. The study, published Dec. 20, 2007, in the Journal of ...

New Book Looks at Clinical Research from the Patient's Point of View

... Proceeds from the book's sale will be used to help fund CISCRP's efforts on behalf of public education about clinical research. As the public's thirst for new therapies and treatments expands, Getz expects the need for information will grow. That's where he hopes The Gift of Participation will have ...

YMCA's Activate America(R) Motivates More Than 1.3 Million People to Take 8 Billion Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle During 'America On the Move Week with the YMCA'

... choice. The Smart Spot symbol appears on over 300 PepsiCo products including Tropicana Pure Premium(R) orange juice, Aquafina(R) water, Gatorade(R) thirst Quencher, Baked! Lay's(R) snacks, Quaker(R) Oatmeal and Diet Pepsi(R) soft drinks, among many others. For more information, visit ...

American Council on Exercise Offers 10 Tips for Surviving the Holidays

... Water helps counter the dehydrating effects of travel or drinking alcoholic beverages, and it may also help satiate your appetite since thirst is often mistaken for hunger. 7. Spread out meals. Don't feel like you have to eat everything at once. Try eating dinner early and then taking ...

Purple: The Hottest Color for Fall in Shoes, Handbags and Martinis

... all that trendy NYC bar patrons needed to hear to leave them clamoring for berry cocktails. Now, a new antioxidant-packed beverage is quenching their thirst for berry drinks, combining the power of seven of them into just one bottle. This new beverage, simply called PURPLE, happens to make the perfect ...

Activate America(R) Brings Together YMCAs Nationwide to Promote Small Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle During 'America on the Move Week With the YMCA,' September 22-29, 2007

... The Smart Spot(TM) symbol appears on over 300 PepsiCo products including Tropicana Pure Premium(R) orange juice, Aquafina(R) water, Gatorade(R) thirst Quencher, Baked! Lay's(R) snacks, Quaker(R) Oatmeal and Diet Pepsi(R) soft drinks, among many others. For more information, visit ...

Fluids Could Aid in Weight Loss

... centre said that many overweight people drank too little and often mistook thirst for hunger. According to Gewicht im Griff (Weight Under Control), a how-to ... not fully strike the beverage from their evening diet, but beer is a poor thirst quencher and contains a lot of calories. ...

How Much Should Athletes Drink?

... consequences. He adds there is also a misconception that a feeling of thirst underestimates fluid requirements. Drinking according to the personal dictates of thirst seems to be safe and effective, he says. Such fluid intake typically ...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

... graduate student Martine Perrigue. The Seattle investigators provided subjects with a beverage mid-morning, then tracked hunger, appetite and thirst for two hours, and then gave the study participants lunch. Cola beverages sweetened with sucrose or with two different types of high-fructose corn ...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

... so they say you need to drink in anticipation of becoming dehydrated, Verbalis explained. We dispute that notion," He said, "and contend that thirst is a good indicator of your bodys need for fluids, and that there is a window of time over which you can rehydrate safely. ...

Scorching Heat in Rajasthan Has Pushed the Sale of Beer to a Record High

... Thirsty people as well as tourists are heading for the nearest beer bar or liquor outlet to quench their thirst with a chilled glass of beer . This is evident from the taverns in star-rated hotels in Jaipur which are packed with guzzlers. Over ninety ...

Loans for Cosmetic Surgery in Lebanon

... image-conscious. It may be an embattled country, what with Israel, Hizbollah and Christian militants// clashing fiercely all the time. But the thirst to look 'more beautiful' seems to remain unquenched. Only that should explain why the Fist National Bank has come forward to offer easy loans for ...

‘Manual on Healthy Lifestyle Choices’ Releasd

... if you do not drink milk ? Eat beans, lentils and tofu often ? Eat at least two food guide servings of fish every week ? Satisfy your thirst with water ? Adults should get 30 to 60 minutes of moderate physical activity every day and children 90 minutes In 2004, the government ...

Holiday Gluttony Can Spell Disaster for Undiagnosed Diabetics

... history of diabetes, Dr. Chandalia recommends making time during the holidays to visit a doctor for a diabetes test. Symptoms include excessive thirst or hunger, dramatic weight loss, fatigue, frequent urination or blurry vision. The holidays also are a perfect time to start getting healthy, ...

Clinton’s Nutrition Deal Cuts Junk Food on School Menu

... schools across the country invited private vendors, offering a wider variety of foods causing many millions of students satisfy their hunger and thirst with chips and soda, rather than what was on the school lunch menu. Make healthy food alluring enough to win over those kids might be a tough ...

Brain behind the Selfish and Selfless

... to control the tendency to be selfish. To analyze further, scientists used electric shock to short circuit the area. This created an insatiable thirst in the subjects for making money even from unworthy deals. Although they were in a position to comprehend the nuances of the deal, they were unable ...

Thirst Sensor to Alert Elders to Drink Water

... German researchers have developed a thirst sensor designed to alert the elderly when they need to drink water in order to avoid dehydration.// The device evaluates the relationship ...

National Autism Conference In US Expected To Draw Thousands In Attendance

... always in need for and additional emotional support. Autism is a condition that makes many researchers, doctors, and teachers, with a never-ending thirst for answers about all the latest, news, rumours, and support groups for emotional help. Thousands of them are expected to attend the conference this ...

Subliminal Advertising works

... the other group got a meaningless word. After completing this exercise the participants were asked to rate their thirst and were given a choice between Lipton Ice tea or a local brand of water. This ‘thirsty ‘people were likely to choose the Lipton Ice Tea when they ...

Warning issued by FDA over "Liqiang 4 Capsules"

... Supplement Capsules, the other bottle is promoted as a "bonus pack" of Liqiang 1.The product has also been termed "Liqiang Xiao Ke Ling" (Liqiang thirst Quenching Efficacious) in ads in Chinese language publications which also promote it as useful for the control of diabetes and being derived from ...

Water - The silent killer!!!

... and changing behavior to reduce the risk. It is ironical that as many parts of the country reel under severe heat wave conditions and thirst for water, there are also many lives, which are taken away due to water borne infections. The best remedy to this problem is to be aware of the ...
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