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Strategies for the Summer

... Heat-related illnesses include heat stroke, heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Heat stroke, a form of hyperthermia, is considered the most serious condition and requires immediate medical attention. It happens when the body is unable to regulate its core temperature, the body temperature rises rapidly, the ...

Keep a Cool Head on Hot, Humid Days to Avoid Heat Stroke

...ert to other heat-related afflictions such as heat cramps - characterized by muscle spasms and a normal temperature; and heat exhaustion - evidenced by pale, moist skin; headache; dizziness; nausea; increased heart rate; low blood pressure; elevated temperature; and profuse sweating. Any of these can be pre...

Sewage Flows into Hudson River in a Torrent

... a number of digestive problems, including stomach cramps and diarrhea, Winchester county county officials said. "We've had no cases so far," said Mary Landrigan, a spokeswoman for the county's Health Department. "But we are continuing the advisory until we can gather more data about the impact of the sew...

Beef Firm in US Withdraws Its Products from Markets After E. Coli Outbreak.

...ospitalized before they recovered. Severe stomach cramps and diarrhea are the known symptoms of E.Coli. PM Beef, the meat company believed to be responsible for supplying tainted stuff, withdrew nearly 117,500 pounds of beef it had shipped to eight states. The US Department of Agriculture confirmed tha...

FDA Approves Wyeth's Oral Contraceptive Lybrel

... who take oral contraceptives to prevent menstrual cramps and migraine headaches or to control endometriosis. Wyeth expects to begin sales of Lybrel in July, but the price has not been determined, according to a spokesperson for the company....

FDA Approves Divigel(R) for Treatment of Hot Flashes Linked With Menopause

...ar vaginal bleeding or spotting, stomach/abdominal cramps and bloating, nausea and vomiting, and hair loss. Less common but serious side effects include breast cancer, cancer of the uterus, stroke, heart attack, blood clots, dementia, gallbladder disease and ovarian cancer. In Divigel(R) clinical trials, th...

Debate in US: Who Should Decide for Disabled People?

...was her uterus, to spare her the pain of menstrual cramps "or pregnancy in the event of rape." Ashley is now nine and a debate is raging on the ethics of the actions of her parents and the willingness of the hospital to go along. Many seem to consider that her parents were right in doing what they did. ...

Artificial Vein to Boost Surgery and Ease Patient Trauma

...e patient who had very limited movement, and night cramps is now able to walk again following surgery. Medical professionals and scientists alike have welcomed the invention, though some advice follow–up studies to ensure the functionality of the device in the long run. AN...

New Study: Pine Bark Significantly Reduces Endometriosis

...ear improvement in terms of reduction of menstrual cramps and pain in 73% of women following administration ...dometriosis was reduced in 80% of the patients and cramps disappeared in 77% of the women taking Pycnogenol according to a study published in the European Bul...

A New Cattle Vaccine to Keep E.coli Out of Food

... doesn’t affect cattle but causes bloody diarrhea, cramps and kidney failure in humans. “This is a major breakthrough in terms of controlling a disease that appeared to be uncontrollable,” said McRae, the CEO of Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. “This vaccine will reduce the amount of E. coli on carcasses and...

'Norwalk' Bug Takes 260 Students and Some Teachers for a Ride!

...virus attack could show up as, vomiting, abdominal cramps and diarrhea, which is accompanied by headache, fever and chills. According to Tewksbury Superintendent Christine McGrath, out of a total strength of 785 children at school, nearly 250 did not attend school due to the infection. Nearly a dozen tea...

Salmonella enteritidis In Chicken Meat Causes Sickness

...on of this bacteria leads to fever, causes stomach cramps and diarrhoea, and when this bacteria invade the bloodstream in some cases, it may become fatal. The U.S. Agriculture Department advises people to eat chicken at home or ensure that it is cooked to 165 degrees as the bacteria is killed.It also sug...

From the frying pan into the fire: Celiac disease and diabetes

...gnosed which is usually characterized by abdominal cramps ,enlargement of abdomen, loose stools and loss of weight. In yet another unrelated study done by Danish researchers this month it was established that there is indeed a correlation that celiac disease is often seen in children with type 1 diabete...

Food Safety Extension Specialist Provides Spinach E. coli Advice

...e a person ill. Initial symptoms include abdominal cramps and watery diarrhea. Fever usually does not occur. "In most healthy adults the illness runs its course in about eight days," he said. "Young children and elderly may have very severe complications that include anemia and kidney failure, fever, an...

Cranberry Juice Could Fight E. coli Bacteria

...EurekAlert. E. Coli is a germ that causes severe cramps and diarrhoea. The symptoms are worse in children and older people, and especially in people who are already suffering from other illnesses. Previous studies have found that Tannins (called proanthocyanidins), a compound found in cranberry juice ca...

Physical Activity benefited Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) patients

...atients with PAD are inactive to avoid the pain of cramps in their legs,’ McDermott said. But supervised treadmill walking is good for patients with PAD, who usually don't participate because of associated costs and time required for regular travel to and from a supervised exercise center, McDermott said....

A herbal delight for athletes in solving cramp and pain problems

...hers found a significant decrease in the number of cramps the participants experienced while supplementing w...amping had a 25 percent reduction in the number of cramps experienced while taking Pycnogenol. Participants with venous insufficiency experienced a 40 perc...

Allergic to Kisses?

...welling of the lips and eyes, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps and vomiting. Severe cases may also show serious coughing, difficulty with breathing and a sharp reduction in blood pressure. Primary treatment often is with adrenalin, which opens the airways, helps breathing and raises the blood pressure to preve...

Public Requested To Discard Cheese Products Contaminated With Salmonella

...monella bacteria. Nausea, fever, vomiting, stomach cramps and/or diarrhea are symptoms that would result from consuming cheese products contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. "Salmonella can cause serious illness, and can be life-threatening for the very young, elderly and those with weakened immune syste...

Thai Doctors Removed 421 Kidney Stones From A Single Person

...ar-old woman who had been complaining// of stomach cramps for years. Thai doctors removed 421 kidney stones...year-old woman who had been complaining of stomach cramps for years, media reports said Friday. Dr Wattana Parisri, director of the Somdej Phraupharajthabo ...

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