Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke

As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related ...

Health

Polar penis: The hazards of winter sports

The Olympics has concluded with almost 3,000 athletes, showcasing their skills to the world. While slips, trips and falls are common on the ice and snow, causing embarrassment and injury, spare a thought for Finnish cross-country ...

Diabetes

Healthy metabolism despite obesity: Brown fat could be the key

Not all forms are obesity are the same and brown fat could make all the difference. A study led by Florian Kiefer's research group from the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism of the Department of Medicine III at MedUni ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ear sensor enables safe telemedical care for COVID-19 risk patients

Using telemedicine, COVID-19 patients can be cared for safely at homeā€”from initial home isolation to recovery or, in case problems arise, admission to hospital. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now ...

Health

Researcher examines extreme heat, multiple sclerosis link

Public health scientist Naresh Kumar found that clinical visits by multiple sclerosis patients to Veterans Affairs medical centers increased during months associated with warmer weather and high humidity. With sweltering ...

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