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When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage and disorders such as cerebral palsy can occur. Extended cooling can prevent brain injuries, but this treatment is not always available in developing ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UPMC surgeons have performed a "breathing lung" transplant using a portable machine that provides a constant supply of blood and nutrients to the donor organs, which doctors say has the potential to keep them healthier and ...
Other Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Joslin scientists have discovered a mechanism that regulates the production of brown fat, a type of fat which plays an important role in heat production and energy metabolism. The findings, which appear in the upcoming issue ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Outdoor heat is associated with a significantly increased risk of emergency hospitalization for respiratory disorders in the elderly, according to a large epidemiological study of more than 12.5 million Medicare beneficiaries.
Health Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Shoes (or shoe-sock combinations) that do not give you blisters, shaving that doesn't cause burning cheeks, clothes that don't itch, coffee cups that won't slip out of your hands, telephone touch screens that you use with ...
Other Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Texting gloves dangerous in winter, specialist says: Unprotected fingers, toes, ears and noses susceptible to frostbite
The popular half-gloves that leave fingers uncovered for texting may be good for communicating electronically, but they may also lead to permanent loss of fingers due to exposure to the cold.
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every one degree fall in outside air temperature during the winter corresponds to a drop in ambulance response time of more than 1 per cent, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Identifying areas of malarial infection risk depends more on daily temperature variation than on the average monthly temperatures, according to a team of researchers, who believe that their results may also apply to environmentally ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—USC neuroscientists have isolated chills at a cellular level, identifying the sensory network of neurons in the skin that relays the sensation of cold.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Mild winters where few people catch the flu tend to be followed by serious flu outbreaks the next year, a new study finds, suggesting that global warming could mean harsher flu seasons ahead.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
While the wooly musk ox may like it cold, fruit flies definitely do not. They like it hot, or at least warm. In fact, their preferred optimum temperature is very similar to that of humans—76 degrees F.
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—As extreme cold blankets many parts of the United States, one expert warns that frigid temperatures can put people at greater risk not only for hypothermia and frostbite, but also for stroke, ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bathing a tiny newborn can be an exciting experience for parents, but it can also be intimidating. Newborns are small and vulnerable, slippery when wet, and the products marketed for their delicate skin can leave parents ...
Pediatrics Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Epileptic seizures occur when neurons in the brain become excessively active. However, a new study from MIT neuroscientists suggests that some seizures may originate in non-neuronal cells known as glia, which ...
Neuroscience Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Bushfires are quite appropriately dominating our nation's concerns during the current Australian heatwave. But for many, the struggle to sleep through soaring temperatures is a personal inferno that dominates ...
Health Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1