Abandoned Texas trailer deadliest smuggling attempt in US history
The passengers of the abandoned trailer were suffering from heat stroke and heat exhaustion, San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said. Latest updates. #sanantonio #charleshood (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips
It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 24, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Know the signs of heat stroke and exhaustion
Heat can be deadly.As summer temperatures climb — and as climate change contributes to more 100-degree days each year — heat illnesses become a more serious risk, particularly for young children, older adults, outdoor workers, athletes and people with chronic conditions.“On any day with extreme heat, emergency rooms in Los Angeles see an additional 1,500 patients,” said Dr. David Eisenman, a professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and co-leader of aresearch project to address extreme heat in Los Angeles.“We estimate that an additional 16 people die on a single day of heat in Los Angeles County,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 23, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Analysis of heat stroke at workplaces in government-ordinance-designated cities using emergency transport data - Ueno S, Hayano D, Noguchi E, Aruga T.
The number of workers affected by heat stroke in the workplace is greatly affected by weather conditions. Additionally, the proportion of older workers, which has increased in recent years, can also affect the number of heat stroke incidents in the workpla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Heatstroke: The 'emergency' sign to spot after 30 minutes as UK braces for hottest day
THE UK is set for blistering temperatures today, with London predicted to reach highs of 34C. As Britons head outside in droves, there will be a heightened risk of heatstroke. According to the NHS, there is a serious sign to spot that usually strikes after 30 minutes of sun exposure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 hazard, including flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning, according to the National Weather Service. Experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat illnesses, and learn how to prevent them. Watch: The Mayo Clinic… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 17, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Heatstroke: Eight signs you need to call 999
WITH the return of summer comes the return of long days and short nights, loud festivals and time with friends. However, it also marks the return of hot days and the associated dangers. As the UK gets ready to bask in a mini heatwave, it becomes more important than ever to know the signs not all is well in the sun. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Health Effects of Extreme Heat
Researchers are drilling down into the ways life on a hotter planet will tax our bodies, and looking for protections that, unlike air-conditioning, don ’t make the problem worse. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raymond Zhong Tags: Global Warming Greenhouse Gas Emissions Heat and Heat Waves Heatstroke Respiratory Diseases Sweating Weather Air Conditioning Anatomy and Physiology Pennsylvania State University University of Sydney India Kenya Source Type: news

What Extreme Heat Does to the Human Body
For the third weekend in a row, large swaths of the United States have wilted under early-season heatwaves that have set high temperature records from California to Texas. Nearly 100 million Americans are facing heat warnings and advisories from the southwest to the Mississippi River, with temperatures spiking well into the triple digits in California, Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. As much of the northern hemisphere heads into what is projected to be a hotter-than-usual summer, more people will be exposed to dangerous levels of high heat and humidity. Heatwaves kill more people annually in the U.S. than hurricanes, lightni...
Source: TIME: Health - June 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything Explainer extreme weather healthscienceclimate Londontime overnight Source Type: news

What Happens in a Heat Stroke
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 8, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Outdoor Workers Have Little Protection In A Warming World
The official start of summer—the June 21 solstice—is still weeks away, yet for many parts of the northern hemisphere unusually high temperatures are already providing a taste of what’s to come. American heat records were set from Texas to Massachusetts over the weekend, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicting a hotter-than-usual June, July, and August. While many of us can seek refuge from the heat by turning on the AC or going to the local community pool, outdoor workers—like farm laborers, garbage collectors, construction workers, and air conditioner mechanics—are...
Source: TIME: Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything extreme weather healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Z-DNA binding protein 1 promotes heatstroke-induced cell death
Science,<a href="https://www.science.org/toc/science/376/6593">Volume 376, Issue 6593</a>, Page 609-615, May 2022. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 5, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Fangfang Yuan, Jizhen Cai, Jianfeng Wu, Yiting Tang, Kai Zhao, Fang Liang, Fanglin Li, Xinyu Yang, Zhihui He, Timothy R. Billiar, Haichao Wang, Lei Su, Ben Lu Source Type: news

Heat stroke symptoms: Signs of sun stroke in adults and kids
HEAT stroke often happens after spending too much time in high temperatures, most commonly during the summer months. What symptoms should you look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A survey of solitary death by heat stroke in Yokohama City - Kakiuchi Y, Nagao R, Ochiai E, Kakimoto Y, Osawa M.
Background Recent global warming and the progression of the heat-island phenomenon, mainly in urban areas, have increased the risk of heat stroke development throughout Japan. Consequently, the risk of solitary death due to heat stroke has increased, pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Classic and exertional heatstroke - Bouchama A, Abuyassin B, Lehe C, Laitano O, Jay O, O'Connor FG, Leon LR.
In the past two decades, record-breaking heatwaves have caused an increasing number of heat-related deaths, including heatstroke, globally. Heatstroke is a heat illness characterized by the rapid rise of core body temperature above 40  °C and central ner... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news