Tag: Dehydration

Innovation, Research

Wearing facemask does not affect indicators of cognitive performance, shows study

October 7, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A novel study shows that facemask use does not affect indicators of cognitive performance when the wearers are resting or performing moderate physical work in hot environments. However, wearing a facemask does make it more difficult to breathe when performing […]

Innovation, Research

Sleep deprivation may cause dehydration

November 7, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Sleep deprivation has a wide range of adverse effects on a person’s health. Not only does insufficient sleep impair attention and judgment, but prolonged sleep deprivation raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and respiratory disease. […]

Innovation, Research

Tattoo ink that changes color could be used to monitor health

October 2, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Scientists from Harvard Medical School and MIT have designed a tattoo ink that can monitor a person’s health by changing color to indicate dehydration or an increased blood sugar level, for example. The technology, which combines biosensitive inks with conventional […]


Health tips to keep children safe and active in summer heat

August 5, 2016

Via: The Medical News

During the dog days of summer, when temperatures are holding steady around 90 degrees, it can be easy to let your children sit in front of the television while enjoying the cool of the air conditioning. But as the fall […]