Summer heat increases risk of amniotic fluid level deficiency, Ben-Gurion University study reveals
BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL -- July 30, 2009 Pregnant women have a higher incidence of insufficient amniotic fluid levels (oligohydramnios) in the summer months due to dehydration, according to a study conducted by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).
The retrospective population-b...
Extreme Heat Causes Major Health Problems for Older Adults
NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we prepare for hotter, humid weeks ahead and temperatures reach well over 100 degrees in some parts of the country, older adults are at higher risk of health problems if they don't take the proper precautions to protect themselves from the sweltering ...
Nationwide Heat Wave Finally Gives Way To Cooling Trend
Metromint Gives Consumers Six Ways to Chill Out This Summer
SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide cooling trend is forecasted to arrive today in the form of Metromint ( www.metromint.com ), the all-natural mintwater that combines pure water and real mint. Metromint provides a ...
With 12 Hours Until Budget Deadline, Californians Crank Up Heat On Schwarzenegger
With his legacy in the balance, Governor urged to sign compromise budget
SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With just 12 hours left until California begins to default on its obligations to seniors, people with disabilities, students and small businesses, health care workers and...
Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Heat Press Conference on Detroit Takedown
WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following are remarks as prepared for delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Heat
Press Conference on Detroit Takedown:
Good afternoon and thank you for being here. I'm joined here today by my colleagues, Department of Health and Hum...
Attorney General Holder, HHS Secretary Sebelius and FBI Director Mueller Announce Law Enforcement Action Related to Heat Task Force
WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III will announce a law enforcement action related to the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) tas...
Foundation Announces "Turn Up the Heat on Alzheimer's" Campaign
NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation today announced it is moving forward with an online campaign to help fund new discoveries into Alzheimer's disease. The campaign, titled, "Turn Up the Heat
on Alzheimer's" has a set goal to raise funds ...
Momentum Builds in Florida Legislature to Rename Proposed Legislation After Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning
'Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act' Would Provide Medigap Secondary Insurance to Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Miami Heat
stand-out and NBA Defensive Player of the Year Alonzo Mourning, who is also a kidney transplant...
Free Heat Illness Prevention Seminars Offered by State Fund and Cal/OSHA Consultation Service
SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its Employer Education Series, State Compensation Insurance Fund (State Fund) has partnered with Cal/OSHA Consultation Service to offer a statewide series of more than 30 heat
illness prevention seminars. This will be the fourth consecutive year S...
NC State develops new test method to measure stored heat in firefighter suits
For decades, researchers have evaluated the thermal performance of protective clothing worn by firefighters. A particular area of current interest is how to address the burns received by firefighters when they are not directly in contact with fire - called stored heat
burns. Researchers at North C...
Arthritis Hand Pain Relief: Infrared Heat Therapy Ergonomic Computer Workstation
ValueRays® ergonomic computer accessories provide infrared heat
therapy using infrared heaters in the comfort of your home or office. If your hand pain diagnosis results in cold computer hands and numb cold fingers, cost-effective and energy-efficient infrared heat
therapy using your computer...
Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning Visits Florida Legislature, Governor to Urge Needed Coverage for Florida Kidney Patients
Mourning Joins Florida Renal Coalition, National Kidney Foundation of Florida and Patients to Ask for Access to Medigap Secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients, and to Stress Importance of Education and Awareness for Kidney Disease
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 10 /PRNews...
Study analyzes 2006 California heat wave's substantial effect on morbidity
February 25, 2009-- An extreme heat
wave affected much of the state of California during mid- to late July 2006, breaking daily maximum temperature records in many regions of the State. A study conducted by researchers from the Mailman School of Public Health, the Natural Resources Defense Council...
Protecting wine grapes from heat and drought
PARMA, IDDeficit irrigation is an agricultural technique used to achieve a variety of results depending on the crop. For white wine grapes, it balances the crop load by limiting the canopy size so there aren't too many leaves shading the grapes. For red wine grapes, deficit irrigation again limits...
HotHead Technologies' Heat Sensor Shows Exciting Potential by Kennesaw State University Researchers
ATLANTA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HotHead Technologies, Inc. today
announced that the technology they have developed shows promising signs in
early research results by Kennesaw State University researchers as an early
warning system for heat
"It's exciting news that research fr...
Winter's Cold, Summer's Heat Take a Toll
Activity level drops among women at certain times of year, study finds
FRIDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Seasonal changes can interfere with people's attempts to get regular exercise, suggests a U.S. study that found that women work out more in the summer and less in the winter.
The Amazing Heat Pack: The Most Innovative First Aid Solution Since the Band-Aid
Innovation in design fuels The Amazing Heat
Pack by Comfort Now, Inc., a revolutionary first aid product that provides affordable and renewable instant pain relief for athletes, arthritics, chronic pain sufferers, premenstrual women and anyone else suffering from painful joints and muscles
Game Ready(TM) and ReGear Life Sciences(TM) Bring Innovative New Heat Therapy to Market
Introducing ReBound(TM) the Revolution in Thermotherapy
ALAMEDA, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Game Ready and
ReGear Life Sciences announced today the introduction of ReBound, a new and
innovative therapeutic warming system designed to treat pain, muscle
spasms, and jo...
More Than Temperature Puts Elderly at Risk in Heat
Medications, lifestyle are also contributing factors to hyperthermia, agency warns
SUNDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Because aging affects the body's ability to respond to summer heat, older adults are particularly at risk for heat-related illnesses such as heat
Gatorade and NFL Launch Third Annual Beat the Heat Campaign to Educate Youth Football Players and Coaches About Heat-Related Illnesses
All 32 NFL Teams to Participate in Safety Campaign to Help Boost Awareness and Raise Charitable Funds
CHICAGO, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As teams around the National Football
League (NFL) and schools across the country prepare for two-a-day preseason
practices, The Gatorade C...
Extreme Heat a Deadly Risk for Older Adults
Their bodies don't cool quickly, so caution should rise with temperatures
TUESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- As the temperatures rise, older adults become more vulnerable to heat-related health issues because their bodies don't cool down as quickly as younger people.
Activity-Linked Heat Illness Needs Prompt Attention
Trainers' group warns summer's temperatures can also bring severe injury
SUNDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- As the mercury continues to rise, people of all ages should take precautions to ward off heat-related illness while exercising, playing or taking part in any kind of physical ac...
Top Sex Experts Heat Up The Big Easy
NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The sex-event of the decade comes to
spicy, steamy New Orleans when the American Association of Sexuality
Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) celebrates its 40th Birthday
at the Sheraton New Orleans, June 25th-30th. Could there be any better
Sacramento Man Finished 100-Mile-Run in 100 Degree Heat to Secure Health Care for Uninsured Children
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the
thermometer crept above the 100 degree mark, so did the expectation of a
strong finish for Jason Harper's 100-mile-run for the children of
inner-city Sacramento's roughest neighborhood. The Extra Mile Run was
created by Harper to rai...
Genetic Disorder May Hold Key to Heat Stroke Cure
Some antioxidants may protect people like athletes, soldiers from fatal temperature rise
THURSDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- The key to curing heat
stroke may have been found in a genetic disorder that causes people under general anesthesia to suffer a deadly rise in body temperatur...
Stop & Shop Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Chattem Icy Hot Heat Therapy Products
QUINCY, Mass. Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USnewswire/ -- The Stop & Shop
Supermarket Company, following a voluntary recall by Chattem, Inc.,
announced it is removing Icy Hot Heat
Therapy products from sale. Chattem
is recalling these products based on consumer reports of first, second and
third degree ...
Giant Food Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Chattem Icy Hot Heat Therapy Products
LANDOVER, Md., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Giant Food, following
a voluntary recall by Chattem, Inc., announced it is removing Icy Hot Heat
Therapy products from sale. Chattem is recalling these products based on
consumer reports of first, second and third degree burns as well as skin
Alexza and Autoliv Announce Commercial Manufacturing and Supply Agreement for Heat Packages Used in Single-Dose Staccato(R) System
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexza
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA ) and Autoliv ASP Inc., the North
American subsidiary of Sweden-based Autoliv Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIV),
today announced the completion of a commercial manufacturing and supply
agreement for ...
New Water-Based Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Defeats Heat and Humidity Issue
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rohm and Haas (NYSE:
ROH) announced today that it has developed a new water-based acrylic
adhesive, ROBOND(TM) Prohesion, used as a bonding alternative for pressure
sensitive adhesive (PSA) tapes for automobile interior applications like
Oral Thermometers Can't Assess Exercise Heat Stroke
Use a rectal thermometer instead, experts urge
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Oral thermometers and other standard methods can't accurately gauge core body temperatures in athletes with suspected heat
exhaustion or heat
stroke, a new study warns.
Researchers say rectal thermometers do...
Taming Your Temper: Learning to Turn Down the Heat
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ --You're late for work, your toddler
spilled jam on your suit and now your car won't start. How do you deal with
the rising anger? Whether you brush it off and move on, or lash out in
frustration, how you deal with anger affects not only yourself, but also
How Seniors Can Beat the Heat
NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older people are especially
at risk from heat-related health problems such as heatstroke and heat
exhaustion. With the heat
wave we are currently experiencing, now is not
the time to do chores, run errands or weed your garden.
"Heat can be miserable...
News Flash on Hot Flashes: Soy Can Turn Down the Heat
Soy Isoflavones May Offer Relief from Menopausal Symptoms
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As baby boomer women age into their
menopausal years, new research demonstrates that soy isoflavones may offer
them dietary relief from hot flashes. Baby boomer women account for
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 percent of the bar occupants prefer beer...
Keep a Cool Head on Hot, Humid Days to Avoid Heat Stroke
Keeping cool on hot, humid summer days is good advice for more reasons than sheer comfort. It's vital for good health - even staying alive. That's the message from the Pennsylvania Medical Society, warning young and old alike that heat
stroke is a deadly illness to be avoided at all costs - even i...
Jharkhand Reeling Under Heat Wave
Jharkhand is reeling under a heat
wave with no forecast for rains in the days to come .
State capital Ranchi recorded 39.4 degree Celsius Sunday. The highest temperature this summer recorded in the city, which was was once the summer capital of Bihar before the state was bifurcated, was 40 ...
North India Reels Under Heat Wave
North India continued to reel under a scorching June sun with most areas recording temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius Friday and Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan at a searing 46.6 degrees. Weather officials said that rain clouds were nowhere in sight.
Following close behind Sri Ganganagar ...
Sweltering Heat in Madhya Pradesh Claims Fifteen Lives
The summer sun continued to blaze down on Madhya Pradesh Tuesday, taking temperatures to more than 46 degrees Celsius in the northern parts of the state, as the heat
wave claimed six more lives taking the toll to 15.
The weather officials had no hope to offer, saying the hot weather would ...
Animals too Affected from Heat Wake in Jaipur
As Rajasthan reels under intense heat
wave, animals too are affected by scorching temperatures .
Dogs in Jaipur have been suffering heat
strokes with as many as 50 canines being treated at veterinary hospitals everyday.
Veterinarians say such extreme heat
is not favourable for pets, ...
No Respite for Rajasthan from Heat Wave Heat
wave conditions continued to paralyse life in Rajasthan Monday as the mercury hovered between 40-45 degrees Celsius in most parts - well above normal.//
The roads wore a deserted look with people preferring to stay indoors.
The meteorological department said there would be no resp...