Tag: heat


When Temps Rise, So Do Medical Risks. Should Doctors and Nurses Talk More About Heat?

September 1, 2023

Via: Kaiser Health News

An important email appeared in the inboxes of a small group of health care workers north of Boston as this summer started. It warned that local temperatures were rising into the 80s. An 80-plus-degree day is not sizzling by Phoenix […]

Innovation, Research

Focused ultrasound may benefit some patients with epilepsy

November 3, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Results from a study published in Epilepsia suggest that focused ultrasound, which can be used to non-invasively target circuits in the brain, may benefit some patients with epilepsy who experience seizures that do not respond to standard anti-seizure medications. In […]

Innovation, Research

Study may help develop new types of non-addictive pain therapies

August 27, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A team of scientists from ASU’s School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Institute have recently published a study in Nature Communications that helps clarify the contributions to an ion channel’s temperature – dependent activation. This in turn should aid […]


Researchers develop solution to ensure long-term safe storage of sensitive health data

November 8, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the Collaborative Research Center CROSSING at Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany) have developed a solution that will ensure decades of safe storage for sensitive health data in a joint project with Japanese and Canadian partners. An initial prototype was […]