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Dangers of heat

...ged exposure to high temperatures can lead to heat exhaustion and eventually to heatstroke. Vulnerable people ca...tops 45C, everybody is potentially at risk. Heat exhaustion refers to overheating of the body due to excessive loss of water or, in rare cases, salt depletion. ...

New therapy improves quality of life for cancer

...roblem with anaemia is that it causes overwhelming exhaustion that is not relieved by rest. Patients find it hard to get the energy together to perform even the simplest everyday tasks. A new treatment, epoetin alfa, mimics haemoglobin and has just been tested in a group of patients by Cancer Research UK scie...

Elderly People Needs To Tackle The Heat Effectively

...o heat that may affect the elderly people are heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The recent issue of Harvard Health Letter from the Harvard Medical School had given some tips to the elderly people that might make their lives a little easier during the summers. In addition to heading for the air conditioning, s...

Immune Response Of Human Beings Can Be Re-energized

...he CD8 T cells of the immune system are subject to exhaustion while combating persistent viral infection, and be...The discovery raises the possibility that CD8 cell exhaustion can be reversed in human patients, reinvigorating the immune system's defenses against chronic viral...

Save Budhia - The Indian Wonder Kid

... This leads to an increased susceptibility to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Repeated damage to an injured area can result in re-injuries. Re-injuries are significant as it increases the risk of developing chronic disorders such as arthritis. This, in fact has prevented many child athletes, gymnasts and ska...

Budhia Is Fine, Government-constituted Medical Board Reports False

...hat the wonder kid had only suffered from heat and exhaustion during the controversial 65 km run from Jaganath temple in Puri to Bhubaneswar, the capital of Orissa, on the 2nd of May. Pradhan also said there was ‘There was no evidence of any impending renal or cardiac involvement at present as per the report....

Children Benefited By Moderate Maternal Stress?

...mmend that women seek out stress, because maternal exhaustion is not good preparation for labor and delivery and the demands of child rearing," said DiPietro. Addressing the difference in their study findings when compared to previous animal studies on the same topic, the Hopkins researchers note that the tim...

New Test to Diagnose the Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

...er said. All of the patients tested exercised to exhaustion on a special push-pedal machine in an MRI scanner. A spectroscopy coil in the MRI then took readings of the phosphocreatine level in the legs every 15 seconds for several minutes afterward. 'If the blood flow is poor,' Kramer explained, 'PCr recovery...

Work –Related Stress:A Survey On British Male

...o revealed that 28 percent of men suffer due to exhaustion from stress, 20 percent have outbursts of aggression, and 1 in 10 have lost interest in their partner or family life.It was also found that 15 percent of men suffer from a lowered sex drive while 5 perc ent suffer from impotence as a result of ...

Heat Spells Trouble in South Carolina

...playtimes for children so that they can escape the exhaustion and discomfort of extreme heat....

Limb amputations among Diabetics on a high

... mid-70s, Montrose, Colo., resident Nelson noticed exhaustion and increasing pain in his legs beginning to affect his day-to-day activities. No longer able to take his daily three-mile walks, Nelson's doctor detected arterial blockages in both legs. Fearing the worst, Nelson thought he would be bedridden or pos...

Burnout Explains Link Between Job Strain and Depression

...,270 Finnish workers. Workers with high scores for exhaustion and cynicism and low scores for professional effec... The concept of job burnout—defined as "a state of exhaustion combined with doubts about the value of one's own work and competence"—is still debated among occupa...

Sharad Pawar admitted to Escorts, condition stable

...d Research Centre here Friday after complaining of exhaustion but his condition //is "absolutely stable". "Mr. Pawar was admitted to the hospital at around 5 p.m. There is no problem other than stress and exhaustion. A team of doctors are closely monitoring his condition," Naresh Trehan, executive director of...

NYC Trains Delayed Due to Fainting Dieters

... to flu symptoms, anxiety attacks, hangovers, heat exhaustion etc., - Nelson added. SR...

Take Fatigue Seriously - Says Researcher

...ere are differences between tiredness, fatigue and exhaustion and that recognizing those distinctions will help ...created new definitions for tiredness, fatigue and exhaustion and argues that they represent various points on an energy continuum. The amount of energy a person ...

Rest for Doctors to Ensure Patients’ Safet

...g down working hours alone is not enough to reduce exhaustion and that change in the design of rotas was essential. The Occupational and Environmental Medicine journal study was conducted by researchers at Massey and Auckland universities in New Zealand. In the UK, junior doctors will have to work only 48 h...

Alcoholics by All Means Should Avoid Stress During Early Abstinence

...radually increased at three-minute intervals until exhaustion (considered a highly reproducible and reliable for..., in the absence of HPA reactivity, exercise until exhaustion may produce stressful deleterious effects, because alcohol-dependent subjects are more vulnerable to...

American Who Set Off TB Scare Apologizes, Lung Surgery an Option for Him

...ved in this state of constant fear and anxiety and exhaustion for a week now, and to think that someone else is now feeling that, I wouldn't want anyone to feel that way. It's awful," Andrew Speaker, speaking through a face mask, told ABC's "Good Morning America" from his hospital room in Denver. "I don't exp...

Suicide Among Returning US Soldiers on the Rise

...suffered from night sweats, anxiety, headaches and exhaustion when he returned, sought help at Fort Sill, Okla. His wife, Stefanie, said the mental health facility there was understaffed and Michael was told he'd have to wait up to two months for an appointment. He went off-base in Nov. 2004 and a civilian co...

Research Suggests Breast Cancer Fatigue Begins Before Chemo

...s a distressing, persistent, sense of tiredness or exhaustion that is not proportional to activity. The factors associated with fatigue are the presence and severity of anxiety, pain, lower sleep quality, physical inactivity and poor performance status, leaving little desire to work or socialize. Dr. Berger s...

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