Guidelines Released for Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia
Untreated, the dangerous fluid imbalance can cause brain herniation, noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, and death, according to a statement developed at this year's Third International Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia Consensus Development ...
Medscape - Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:07

Preeclampsia: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment
Preeclampsia is a serious complication that can develop during pregnancy. The condition is diagnosed when a pregnant woman has both high blood pressure as well as protein in her urine, which is known as proteinuria. (Proteinuria is often a sign that ...
Live Science - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:11

This microchip that could reduce animal testing has designers excited
The lung chip also has been used to mimic diseases, such pulmonary edema or “fluid on the lungs”, and to identify new drug candidates that prevent this condition. Since then, we have fabricated many other organ chips, including a “gut-on-a-chip” that ...
The Conversation UK - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:26

Safety tips for a happy and healthy Fourth of July
The Independence Day holiday is the most dangerous American holiday weekend of the year, according to doctors. As Americans celebrate outdoors this weekend, physicians expect to see a surge in patients seeking treatment for injuries and illnesses over ...
The Valley Gazette - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:34

Local Physicians Warn of Holiday Health Hazards
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog) - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:22

Climb Every Mountain, Without Altitude Sickness
Another condition that can bring on death even more quickly is high altitude pulmonary edema, which causes fluid to accumulate in the lungs. It commonly strikes young, fit men who quickly ascend from sea level to altitudes above 8,000 feet for reasons ...
Wall Street Journal - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:32

The man and Mount Denali
“We would drink four (one-liter) Nalgene bottles a day to stay hydrated and to try to prevent high-altitude sickness and pulmonary edema,” he said. Either malady would signal the end of the climb, and a rapid descent toward medical assistance. From May ...
Alaskastar - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:07

Great-grandmother to attempt Mount Kilimanjaro climb
Go too high too fast and fluid can pool in the lungs or on the brain, causing either pulmonary edema or cerebral edema, both of which can be fatal. The solution is to "climb high and sleep low," giving the body extra time to experience the thin air ... - Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:35

AFC/Doctors Express Physicians Warn of July 4th Health Hazards
SPRING, TX - As Americans celebrate the Fourth of July outdoors this weekend, local physicians are warning that just like the hot temps, skin cancer is on the rise. July is UV Safety Month and physicians at American Family Care and AFC/Doctors Express ...
The Paper Magazine - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:00

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