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Hydration requirements can be fulfilled with beverages too

...range juice, coffee or cola drinks tofulfill their hydration needs. Urine analysis and body weight measurementsrevealed no significant differences between the two groups. It was thusconcluded that when one has difficulty in getting access to plain water, one'shydration needs can be fulfilled by drinking other ...

Can Calcium Help Reduce Weight?

... dairy products such as skim milk and yogurt offer hydration and vitamin D as extra benefits. However researchers say they cant recommend a specific daily dose of calcium for weight loss purposes, but as of now the current daily recommended allowance of four low-fat dairy servings should be the minimum amount...

Decisions On End-of-Life Treatment Found To Vary From Country To Country

...ow-technology interventions, such as medication or hydration or nutrition, were the most frequently forgone....

A case for euthanasia

...o's parents, who sought to restore the feeding and hydration to the 41 year old woman. The judge said that the parents had not established a "substantial likelihood of success" on the merits of their argument. It has been a long legal battle, since when Schiavo collapsed in her home on 25th February 1990, suf...

Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India

...Intravenous infusions may be given to maintain the hydration status of the patient. The main aim of therapy is to provide symptomatic relief to the patient. The disease can be prevented by means of an inactivated vaccine given in 3 injections followed by a booster three years later. Improved management for ir...

Crohn's Patient Robert Hill’s greatest achievemen

...It was very difficult to keep up his nutrition and hydration levels. During the climb he lost about 15% of his body weight. Hill has successfully scaled five of the Seven Summits and was recently recognized by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and ConvaTec with an honorary award. He has been...

Colour Of Urine Can Reveal The Health Status Of The Patients

...uggests it's time for a drink. "It's a marker of hydration (which can) be used as a marker of whether you're drinking enough fluid, particularly in summer," Foot said. Dark brown or tea coloured urine can indicate infection in patients who have undergone heart or valve operations because it suggests the pa...

Exercise in Space Prevents Kidney Stone Formation in Astronauts

...for kidney stone development. ‘In combination with hydration therapy, exercise in a machine that simulates gravity could reduce the astronaut's risk of developing kidney stones, a condition that could be particularly painful and lead to an aborted mission,’ Monga said. Source: Eurekalet...

Elusive Step In DNA Mutation Uncovered By Researchers

...found: A sodium counter-ion (Na+) diffusing in the hydration environment of the DNA molecule wanders into the major groove of the DNA double helical ladder. When the Na+ comes close to the hole created by the missing electron, its positive charge promotes the C8 carbon atom of the guanine to bond with a water ...

British scientists create artificial stomach

...h acids and digestive enzymes are mixed. Once this hydration process is finished, the food gets broken down into smaller pieces that can be absorbed by the human body. Computer software is used to control how long food remains in a particular part of the stomach, and the release of the gut secretions. The ...

Special Backpacks Provide Much Needed Relief for Cancer Patients

...r than being in the hospital all the time. "I need hydration all the time because the chemicals they are putting into me for my chemotherapy are so toxic and could damage my kidneys. "So I wear my backpack during the day and when I sleep I put it on the bedside next to me. "In the circumstances, it is the ne...

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