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Global warning: Hotter days, increased hospitalizations for respiratory problems

High summer temperatures, pushed higher by global climate change, may bring with them a spike in hospitalizations for respiratory problems, according to an analysis of data from twelve European cities, from Dublin to Valencia. The data comes from the "Assessment and Prevention of Acute Health Effe...

Majority of Public Maintains Support for Addressing Health Care Reform Now

...n reported viewing of positive ads clearly dominated. "The public wants help with their health care bills and supports health reform, but the hotter the debate and the longer it lasts, the more anxious the public will become," said Kaiser President and CEO Drew Altman. More on the Public ...

Discover the Deadly Toxic Twins: Hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide

...considerably faster rate than in the past. The increased use of synthetics and plastics such as nylon, polyurethane, and synthetic rubber now create a hotter and more toxic smoke than ever before. "Firefighters who breathe fire smoke are exposing themselves to the same deadly levels of hydrogen cyani...

Worms Control Lifespan at High Temperatures, UCSF Study Finds

...g nerve cells to not only regulate its response to hotter environments, but also to control the pace of its ...g nerve cells to not only regulate its response to hotter environments, but also to control the pace of its ...n” theory were accurate, worms at a constant hotter temperature would age at the same fast rate, wheth...

Warmer-Than-Average Temperatures Raise Migraine Risk

.... High temperatures alone, such as those in the summer, were not as much of a trigger. The most influential factor was whether a particular day was hotter than expected. "Warmer days were associated with higher risk, even in the winter," Mukamal said. The researchers also found that drops in barom...

What if New Mexico doesn't address climate change?

...waves, significant reductions in precipitation except for northern regions where increases are anticipated and increased seasonal droughts and floods. hotter weather -- with summer temperatures rising up to 12.6 degrees Fahrenheit over current averages by 2080 -- would increase air-conditioning costs, healt...

American Families Unaware of Burn Dangers at Home

...m burns pose to their loved ones, especially young children," said Marcy Guterman, Marketing Director, American Valve. "Water that is 120 degrees F or hotter can burn the skin like fire and cause a severe injury in just moments." Key Findings: Three in four survey respondents (75 percent) indicate...

Menopause: Hot Flashes Can Be Reduced 90% without Hormones

...hot flashes day and night. I experienced as many as 10 per day. The first 5 days of taking these herbs I thought the hot flashes worsened. They seemed hotter and longer. From 5 to 7 days they began to improve with less frequency, intensity and duration. From 7 to 10 days I steadily improved. After 30 days, ...

Global Warming Linked to Heightened Kidney Stone Risk

... global warming will boost kidney stone rates in the United States and around the world, new research suggests. In the United States in particular, hotter weather will lead to a dramatic rise in kidney stone disease among residents of southern states -- the so-called "kidney-stone belt." This will result...

Global Warming May Trigger Rise in Heart Deaths

... hotter temperatures mean more ozone, and more strain on hearts, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Soaring temperatures and h...
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Temperature

... In physics, temperature is a physical property of a system that underlies the common notions of hot and cold; something that feels hotter generally has the higher temperature . Temperature is one of the principal parameters of... The International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-...
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Does hotter mean healthier?

LAS CRUCES, NMPhytophthora blight, caused by Phytophthora capsici , is a major plant disease that affects many crop species worldwide, including chile peppers in New Mexico. Farmers' observations suggested that Phytophthora capsici caused less damage in pepper crops of the hot pepper varieties...

Wildfires set to increase 50 percent by 2050

...nment at the University of Leeds who is the lead author of the research. "Our research shows that wildfires are strongly influenced by temperature. hotter temperatures lead to dryer forests resulting in larger and more serious fires," explains Spracklen. "In the Rocky Mountains we are predicting t...

Forest fire prevention efforts will lessen carbon sequestration, add to greenhouse warming

...re weather events rather than fuel accumulation," the report authors wrote, and fuel reduction efforts may be of only limited effectiveness, even in a hotter future. "Part of what seems increasingly apparent is that we should consider using west side forests for their best role, which is carbon sequestra...

Hunt for 'climate-ready' crops accelerates as organizations search seed collections worldwide

...uring growing seasons in the tropics and subtropics are destined to be even hotter than what are now considered extreme temperatures. New data also show stea... in India for thousands of years, to remain viable as climate change brings hotter temperatures. Scientists based in the United States are analyzing sorghum ...

Stanford scientists find heat-tolerant coral reefs that may resist climate change

...only a handful of corals that host heat-resistant algae exclusively. But in hotter pools, he observed a direct increase in the proportion of heat-resistant sy... "These findings show that, given enough time, many corals can match hotter environments by hosting heat-resistant symbionts," he explained. "While hop...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

...waned. "As the glaciers were receding, creosote bush was invading," says Dearing. "The Southwestern deserts were being formed as the land was becoming hotter and drier, and creosote bush replaced juniper trees in those areas." Woodrats also are known as packrats because they build yard-wide, 2-foot-tall...

Desert woodrats switch one dietary poison for another

... But things changed as the last Ice Age waned. As the glaciers receded, creosote bush invaded. The Southwestern deserts formed as the land became hotter and drier, and creosote bush replaced juniper trees in those areas. Dearing says that as creosote invaded, some woodrats already had genes to let t...

Desert woodrats switch one dietary poison for another

... But things changed as the last Ice Age waned. As the glaciers receded, creosote bush invaded. The Southwestern deserts formed as the land became hotter and drier, and creosote bush replaced juniper trees in those areas. Dearing says that as creosote invaded, some woodrats already had genes to let t...

Poison: It's what's for dinner

...waned. "As the glaciers were receding, creosote bush was invading," says Dearing. "The Southwestern deserts were being formed as the land was becoming hotter and drier, and creosote bush replaced juniper trees in those areas." Woodrats also are known as packrats because they build yard-wide, 2-foot-tall...

Amazon carbon sink threatened by drought

...ual 2005 drought in the Amazon. This gave scientists a glimpse into the region's future climate, in which a warming tropical North Atlantic may cause hotter and more intense dry seasons. The 2005 drought sharply reversed decades of carbon absorption, in which Amazonia helped slow climate change. In...
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Stem cell debate in Washington grows hotter as summer recess nears

Madison, Wis. - Before Congress takes its traditional August break, the Senate may help decide the future of federal support for human embryonic stem cell research. Let's hope a scientifically sound and ethical resolution is reached - and that states such as Wisconsin follow the lead. Just a...

Midwest hotter for healthcare investments

Madison, Wis. - The Midwest is emerging as a hot market for bioscience investors who used to make nearly all of their investments on the coasts, according to a new report from BioEnterprise , a Cleveland-based non-profit organization. The report said the Midwest experienced a 25 percent incre...

Physicists discover important step for making light crystals

...rying to trap atomic particles called fermions, which have an internal angular momentum called spin. When fermions are hot, they spin chaotically. The hotter the atoms, the more disordered these spins become. Ho and Zhou discovered that by raising the laser intensity, researchers could compress the fermi...

Engineers aim to solve 'burning' computer problem

...in the department, are re-examining nothing less than the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The law states that, left to itself, heat will transfer from a hotter unit to a cooler one in this case between electrical computer components until both have roughly the same temperature, a state called "thermal equil...

MIT: Thermoelectric materials are 1 key to energy savings

...act that when certain materials are heated, they generate a significant electrical voltage. Conversely, when a voltage is applied to them, they become hotter on one side, and colder on the other. The process works with a variety of materials, and especially well with semiconductors the materials from which...

RFID system aids hospital in tracking assets

...o the scanner and the scanner lets them know how close they are to the object, locating signals up to 300 feet away. "Think of it as the warm, hot, hotter method," Hermann said, likening the scanner interface to bars on a cellular telephone - the better the signal, the closer the object. Since the Se...

Anti-ethanol arguments are easily debunked

...ntly oil is at nearly $80 per barrel, China and India are just beginning their march up the consumption curve, and the situation in the Middle East is hotter than ethanol-charged Indy racing fuel. Does anyone think this will change anytime soon? I'm sure there is an Internet theory somewhere that postula...

CIO Leadership Series: Deb Rislow, Gundersen Lutheran

...ion - CIO and director of information systems for Gundersen Lutheran - at the perfect time. First, health information technology has never been a hotter topic as the federal government tries to drive faster deployment, and as hospitals and clinics apply it to reduce medical errors, control costs, and i...
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