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How to avoid heat stroke - signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion revealed
HEAT STROKE and heat exhaustion are caused by the body becoming too hot, and the risk increases during warm UK weather. Symptoms of heatstroke include headaches, sweating and feeling sick, and you should never ignore dizziness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heatstroke warning - why you should never ignore dizziness
HEAT STROKE and heat exhaustion are caused by the body becoming too hot, and the risk increases during warm UK weather. Symptoms of heatstroke include headaches, sweating and feeling sick, and you should never ignore dizziness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The problems of heat stroke in the aging society - 裕行, 康史.
According to the data of diagnosis procedure combination (DPC), over 400,000 patients of heat stroke have been treated every year in Japan. And the number of the elderly patients suffering from heat stroke has been increasing in Japan. The characters o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

When treating athletes for heat stroke, 'cool first, transport second'
(Loyola University Health System) Athletes who suffer life-threatening heat stroke should be cooled on site before they are taken to the hospital, according to an expert panel's report published in the journal Prehospital Emergency Care. The principle of 'cool first, transport second' differs from the usual practice of calling 911 and getting to the hospital as soon as possible. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A functional return-to-play progression after exertional heat stroke in a high school football player - Lopez RM, Tanner P, Irani S, Mularoni PP.
OBJECTIVE:   To present a functional return-to-play (RTP) progression after exertional heat stroke (EHS) in a 17-year-old high school football defensive end (height = 185 cm, mass = 145.5 kg). BACKGROUND:   The patient had no pertinent medical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Collapse in the heat - from overhydration to the emergency room - three cases of exercise-associated hyponatremia associated with exertional heat illness - Oh RC, Malave B, Chaltry JD.
We describe three cases of symptomatic hyponatremia init... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2018
January 19, 2018It ’s notallbad news.When we set out to compile our annual list of global health issues to watch this year, it seemed like all bad news. And true, that ’s often what we deal with in global health—the problems that need tackling, the suffering we can help alleviate.But then stories and columns likethis one cheer us up. They remind us that no matter how complicated and frustrating our work may get, fighting back against poverty and inequality works.There are and always will be global health challenges to face. But there ’s boundless hope, too. And a field full of determined health work...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Fatal exertional heat stroke and American football players: the need for regional heat-safety guidelines - Grundstein AJ, Hosokawa Y, Casa DJ.
CONTEXT:   Weather-based activity modification in athletics is an important way to minimize heat illnesses. However, many commonly used heat-safety guidelines include a uniform set of heat-stress thresholds that do not account for geographic differences ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Qool Therapeutics raises $8m to support temp management device
Early stage med device developer Qool Therapeutics said today it raised $8 million in a Series A-1 round to support development and trials of its Qool device designed for targeted temperature management and exercise recovery. Joining the funding round was Zhongji Holdings and Join Medical Technology, Tampcap LLC, BrilliMedical International, BioPacific Investors, Western Technology Investment and FundRx, the Silicon Valley-based company said. Qool Therapeutics said that in addition to the funding, it has also received an award from the US Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation unit Experimental organization. The ...
Source: Mass Device - November 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Respiratory qooltherapeutics Source Type: news

Kent State exercise science/physiology faculty gets grant to study probiotics and exercise
(Kent State University) Kent State University's Exercise Science/Physiology Program was awarded a $248,000 grant by i-Health Inc. to conduct a study relating to the use of probiotics and physical exercise. Kent State faculty and students are interested in combating heat-caused complications during exercise, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Outcome and risk factors associated with extent of central nervous system injury due to exertional heat stroke - Yang M, Li Z, Zhao Y, Zhou F, Zhang Y, Gao J, Yin T, Hu X, Mao Z, Xiao J, Wang L, Liu C, Ma L, Yuan Z, Lv J, Shen H, Hou PC, Kang H.
To explore the relationship between the extent of central nervous system (CNS) injury and patient outcomes meanwhile research the potential risk factors associated with neurologic sequelae. In this retrospective cohort study, we analyzed data from 117 cons... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is heat exhaustion? Symptoms and treatment
Heat exhaustion occurs if the body is dehydrated and is unable to regulate its internal temperature. In this article, learn about the signs and symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

After Natural Disasters, Risk of Death and Injury Rises
ATLANTA (AP) — Irma's deadly rampage is over but authorities say the risk of deaths and injuries rises significantly after natural disasters. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says all kinds of hazards can endanger storm survivors, returning evacuees, emergency responders and cleanup crews. "The aftermath of disasters such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma can be just as dangerous as the storms themselves," notes CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald. And Orlando Fire Department Lt. Aaron Rhodes, notes stress and fatigue can lead to trouble after a disaster: "For one, people get tired, people ge...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 14, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents Patient Care News Source Type: news

After Natural Disasters, Risk of Death and Injury Rises
ATLANTA (AP) — Irma's deadly rampage is over but authorities say the risk of deaths and injuries rises significantly after natural disasters. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says all kinds of hazards can endanger storm survivors, returning evacuees, emergency responders and cleanup crews. "The aftermath of disasters such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma can be just as dangerous as the storms themselves," notes CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald. And Orlando Fire Department Lt. Aaron Rhodes, notes stress and fatigue can lead to trouble after a disaster: "For one, people get tired, people ge...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 14, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents Patient Care News Source Type: news

International Classification of Disease coding of exertional heat illness in U.S. Army Soldiers - DeGroot DW, Mok G, Hathaway NE.
INTRODUCTION: The severity of exertional heat illnesses (EHI) ranges from relatively minor heat exhaustion to potentially life-threatening heat stroke. Epidemiological surveillance of the types of and trends in EHI incidence depends on application of the a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Athletes at risk: Knowing the dangers of heat stroke
For many young athletes, fall sports practices have already started. Whether it’s football two-a-days, soccer practices on a sweltering turf field, or cross country training in the late summer sun, the threat of heat exhaustion and heat stroke is prevalent across all sports. It’s an important time for athletes and parents to be aware of the signs of heat illnesses, especially given that children and adolescents are more susceptible to heat stroke than adults. Younger athletes produce more heat during activity, sweat less, and adjust less rapidly to changes in environmental heat. Certain sports also carry unique...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 5, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Connor Ertz Tags: Ask the Expert Division of Sports Medicine Dr. Michael Beasley football heat exposure Source Type: news

Sudan: 14 Cases of Sunstroke As Port Sudan Swelters
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan / Khartoum -Fourteen residents who suffered from heat stroke* were recorded in the hospital. In Khartoum state, cancer is the most common death cause, according to the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Extreme Heat Fells Two More in Port Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Two patients were admitted to hospital in Port Sudan suffering from heat exhaustion* on Wednesday, bringing the total number of sunstroke cases at Port Sudan Hospital to seven. The city is currently experiencing an extreme heatwave with midday temperatures routinely topping 45 °C (113°F). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Thermoregulatory response to exercise after exertional heat stroke - Sagui E, Beighau S, Jouvion A, Trichereau J, Cornet D, Berthelot RC, Canini F, Gr élot L.
BACKGROUND: After one episode of exertional heat stroke (EHS), risk factors must be identified to determine the potential for subsequent episodes. One of these risk factors, core body temperature (Tco) kinetics during strenuous exercise, may be a surrogate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Children forgotten in hot cars: a mental models approach for improving public health messaging - Williams CA, Grundstein AJ.
INTRODUCTION: On average, in the USA, 37 young children die every year due to vehicular heatstroke. Additionally, over half of these incidents occur when a parent/caregiver forgets a child in a vehicle. While various governmental and child safety advocacy ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Keep Safety in UTV Public Safety Rescue
UTV chassis side-by-sides outfitted with appropriate medical or fire skid units complement most any agency's first response fleet.  Safety concerns surrounding their use, particularly when used for patient transport, warrant careful attention from rescue teams.  A thorough understanding of the vehicle, transport apparatus, off-road terrain, and patient requirements must precede any use in public safety situations. First understand the vehicle Before considering the advantages of using a patient transport skid unit for side-by-side UTVs, understand the design and limitations of the off-road vehicle in which it fit...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 9, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Kimtek Corporation Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Keep Safety in UTV Public Safety Rescue
UTV chassis side-by-sides outfitted with appropriate medical or fire skid units complement most any agency's first response fleet.  Safety concerns surrounding their use, particularly when used for patient transport, warrant careful attention from rescue teams.  A thorough understanding of the vehicle, transport apparatus, off-road terrain, and patient requirements must precede any use in public safety situations. First understand the vehicle Before considering the advantages of using a patient transport skid unit for side-by-side UTVs, understand the design and limitations of the off-road vehicle in which it fit...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 9, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Kimtek Corporation Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Option price model and evaluation of time saving effect for emergency patient of heat stroke - Morisugi M, Mori R, Sakamoto N, Nakajima K, Ohno E.
Time saving for emergency patient like as a case of heat stroke is eagerly anticipated especially in recent society of Japan. Though implementation new arterial high-standard road may make a considerable contribution, however in practical management, the w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hot car deaths reach record numbers in July
As of July 31, the number of children across the United States who have died of heatstroke when left in hot cars was at a record high. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Mom's alarming photo of sleeping toddler warns parents of indoor heatstroke
Jenn Abma of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, shared an image of her daughter Anastasia, 3, on Instagram one day after the toddler allegedly would not wake up from her nap due to heatstroke. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mom warns of indoor heatstroke after daughter's scare
"Make sure you are checking the rooms in your house, because they can be as dangerous as a hot car," mom warns (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Rejects Eagle Pharmaceuticals' Heat Stroke Treatment FDA Rejects Eagle Pharmaceuticals' Heat Stroke Treatment
Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its drug Ryanodex (dantrolene sodium) to treat heat stroke and requested an additional clinical trial, sending its shares down 20 percent.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

FDA rejects Eagle Pharmaceuticals' heat stroke treatment
(Reuters) - Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its drug Ryanodex to treat heat stroke and requested an additional clinical trial. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How heat stroke kills
Sunday's tragic discovery of dead, dying and injured undocumented immigrants, who had made the journey from Mexico to Texas crammed in the back of a sweltering metal tractor-trailer, raises many questions about heat stroke. Eight of these human trafficking victims were found dead and two died at the hospital. Twenty-eight others suffered various injuries, according to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. The San Antonio fire chief warned Sunday that many of those who survived will have "irreversible brain damage." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 Die in Sweltering Truck, Suspect to be Charged
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A suspect arrested in connection with the deaths of nine people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer awaited a court appearance Monday over his alleged role in the immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong. Federal prosecutors said they planned to bring charges against James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida. They would not immediately confirm he was the driver of the rig, though local authorities said over the weekend that the driver was arrested. Authorities discovered eight bodies inside the crowded 18-wheeler parked outside a Walmart in the summer heat, and a ninth victim died at th...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 24, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Eric Gay and Will Weissert, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Jellyfish, Riptide, Heat Stroke Safety At The Beach - AARP
A little preparation can keep your friends and family safe while enjoying your time at the beach this summer. Here's how to avoid seasickness, shark attacks, lost  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 23, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Risk factors for heat related deaths during the June 2015 heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan - Saleem SG, Ansari T, Ali AS, Fatima S, Rizvi MH, Samad MA.
BACKGROUND: Mortality as a consequence of heat related illness is a public health concern. Emergency department (ED) experiences increased patients' flow and decreased survival as a consequence of heat stroke during the episodes of heat wave. The present s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Doctors: The Risk of Exertional Heatstroke to Young Athletes
Banning two-a-day summer practices in high schools could help minimize the danger. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JULIAN BAILES, M.D. Tags: Athletics and Sports Weather Concussions Heatstroke Temperature Brain Football Source Type: news

Health Tip: At Risk of Heat Illness?
-- Everyone's prone to heat-related illness, but you may have risk factors that make you more vulnerable to heatstroke, heat exhaustion or heat cramps. The National Safety Council says you're at greater risk if: You have a chronic heart or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer
TUESDAY, July 4, 2017 -- Make sure safety is part of kids'summer fun. " With kids spending more time outdoors, there is more opportunity for everything from broken bones, sprains, strains and lacerations, to tick bites and heat stroke, " said Dr.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dancing to death: a case of heat stroke - Nadesan K, Kumari C, Afiq M.
Heat stroke is a medical emergency which may lead to mortality unless diagnosed early and treated effectively. Heat stroke may manifest rapidly, hence making it difficult to differentiate it from other clinical causes in a collapsed victim.(1) We are prese... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Research progress in the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome caused by heat stroke - Yang M, Zhang Y, Zhao Y, Kang H.
OBJECTIVE: Heat stroke (HS) is a life-threatening illness characterized by core body temperatures above 40 °C coupled with central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction, including delirium, convulsions, and/or coma. Its morbidity has increased dramatically in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Extreme Heat Waves Will Change How We Live. We ’re Not Ready
Extreme heat struck across the Southwest U.S. this week, sending temperatures in Phoenix soaring to near 120°F and grounding airplanes that were unable to operate in such warm weather. Heat waves are nothing new, but they have increased in frequency and severity in recent decades as a result of climate change. And each extreme heat event reveals another way our society simply isn’t built for such high temperatures, from our transport systems to the agriculture industry. “We’ve built entire infrastructures with particular temperatures in mind,” says Matthew T. Huber, an associate professor of geo...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change energy onetime weather Source Type: news

This Is Your Brain On Warm Weather
There’s just something about summer. People’s attitudes seem noticeably different with the sunshine. And that isn’t a coincidence: Research shows warmer weather can have a small influence, positively and even occasionally negatively, on your mindset.  We’ve rounded up just a few ways the toastier temperatures of summer can affect your mood. Check them out below: Spending time outdoors when it’s sunny is linked with a mood boost... The gold standard on this subject is a 2004 University of Michigan study that found people who spent at least 30 minutes outside in pleasant weather &mdas...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists reveal ways to stop your dog getting heatstroke
In an article for The Conversation, Dr  Anne Carter and Ms Emily Hall, lecturers in veterinary sciences at Nottingham Trent University, explore the ways to prevent dogs from getting heatstroke. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heat stroke or heat exhaustion symptoms - signs of deadly condition revealed
HEAT stroke and heat exhaustion are serious conditions if they are not treated quickly and effectively, but people can ignore the symptoms and pass them off as normal during hot weather. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Summer Heat Warning Signs - Heatstroke, Heat Exhaustion - AARP
10 hours ago ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. The provider's terms, conditions and policies apply. Please return to  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Symptoms of heat stroke or heat exhaustion - signs of deadly condition revealed
HEAT stroke and heat exhaustion are serious conditions if they are not treated quickly and effectively, but people can ignore the symptoms and pass them off as normal during hot weather. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 36 kids die in hot cars every year, and not all states have laws to stop it
Vehicular heatstroke. Hyperthermia. The devastating effects of a child being left in a hot car. It's every parent's unfathomable nightmare, yet it happens several times a year. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not all states have laws to stop hot car deaths
Vehicular heatstroke. Hyperthermia. The devastating effects of a child being left in a hot car. It's every parent's unfathomable nightmare, yet it happens several times a year. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 36 kids die in hot cars every year and not all states have laws to stop it
Vehicular heatstroke. Hyperthermia. The devastating effects of a child being left in a hot car. It's every parent's unfathomable nightmare, yet it happens several times a year. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawmakers Sponsor Measure To Curb Child Heatstroke Deaths
(Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Model With Rare Genetic Disorder Is A Brilliant Example Of Inclusion
This world is a diverse one, so it’s refreshing when the fashion industry reflects that reality. And Seattle-based model Melanie Gaydos is hoping to add to that effort. Gaydos, 28, was born with ectodermal dysplasia, a genetic disorder that can interfere with the proper growth of the hair, nails, teeth, skin and glands. Her involvement in the fashion community is helping people like her to see a place for them in the highly stylized world of modeling. A post shared by Melanie Gaydos (@melaniegaydos) on May 17, 2017 at 5:12pm PDT Fewer than 200,000 people in the United States experience the rare condition,&...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autos need devices to curb child heatstroke deaths: U.S. lawmakers
(Reuters) - Automakers could help prevent accidental deaths of small children left in hot cars by installing devices to remind drivers to check their back seats for passengers before getting out, three U.S. lawmakers sponsoring a safety measure said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

5 Summer Safety Tips Every Dog Owner Should Know
By Anthea Levi Warmer months don’t just bring sunshine — they can also present serious health hazards for our favorite furry friends. “Summer is the busiest time of year in the veterinary ER,” says Justine Lee, DVM, a board-certified veterinary emergency critical care specialist in Minneapolis. “Pet owners are jogging, picnicking, and enjoying the outdoors, and unfortunately we see more animals experience trauma because of it.” Follow this advice so your dog has a safer summer. Nix ticks and fleas Ticks, fleas and mosquitoes are much more common this time of year, and they cause all...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news