News tagged with cooling

Patients may benefit from 'cool' research

Research led by Western neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Lownie looks to offer fellow doctors precious time when saving a life – perhaps doubling or tripling treatment time for patients who suffered an aneurysm or stroke.

Apr 29, 2016
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Water cooling best first aid for burns victims

Running cool water over an acute burn for 20 minutes within the first three hours of injury is still the best method for first aid prior to hospital admission, a West Australian-based study has found.

Mar 21, 2016
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'Tip of the iceberg' in concussion treatment

In an attempt to find a better approach to treating and preventing sports-related concussions, a Penn State faculty member is using cutting-edge medical technology to explore the effects of cooling helmets on brain injuries.

Mar 06, 2015
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Perils of grilling go far beyond charred food

(HealthDay)—ESPN anchor Hannah Storm did what many people do every weekend: She re-lit her gas grill after the fire had been blown out by the wind. But what Storm didn't realize was that gas had been collecting while the ...

Jul 05, 2013
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Xenon gas successfully delivered to babies in ambulance

(Medical Xpress)—Two babies at risk of brain injury following a lack of oxygen at birth have received xenon gas and cooling therapy while being transferred from one hospital to another in a specially equipped ambulance.

Apr 30, 2013
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