What is hyperthermia? How a Bay Area family died on a California hike

MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif. — On Thursday, the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office announced the cause of death of a Bay Area family who died of not-easily-identifiable circumstances while hiking in the Sierra National Forest. John Gerrish, his wife, Ellen Chung, their 1-year-old daughter, Miju, and their dog were all found near...

Global Hyperthermia Treatment for Cancer Market In-depth Research Studies, Key Regions, Key Players Analysis and Forecast 2021-2027

Market Research Place, through its extensive report Global Hyperthermia Treatment for Cancer Market from 2021 to 2027, based on a comprehensive and professional study. The company analysts also source data and analyze trends based on information received from the supply side & demand side intermediaries in the value chain. It offers an extensive & factual analysis of the segmentation, regional, ongoing trends, and determination of high growth areas, which would help the end-customers formulate market approaches according to the study’s projection.
Medical News Today

What is thermoregulation, and how does it work?

Thermoregulation is the biological mechanism responsible for maintaining a steady internal body temperature. The thermoregulation system includes the hypothalamus in the brain, as well as the sweat glands, skin, and circulatory system. The human body maintains a temperature of about 98.6°F (37°C) using various physical processes. These include sweating to...

Officials reveal what killed family and dog on Mariposa County hiking trail

MARIPOSA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Officials from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office revealed the cause of death Thursday in what killed an entire Mariposa family and their family dog on a hiking trail in the Sierra National Forest. According to Mariposa County Sheriff’s Department officials, the cause of death for Jonathan...

What is Hyperthermia for Cancer Treatment?

Hyperthermia as a cancer treatment (also called thermal therapy) refers to the use of high temperatures to treat the disease. It may be used alone or in combination with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, or other treatments, and may be delivered locally, regionally, or to the whole body, depending on the type and stage of cancer being treated.

Some Health Impacts From Hyperthermia

In a WTOP-FM interview, Health Affairs editor-in-chief, Alan Weil, described the recent heat episodes in the West could cause hyperthermia and a host of health problems. Weil notes that unlike extreme heat episodes in the past, the present ones don’t offer cooler temperatures at night, making conditions more dangerous. As in the case of other health disparities, inner cities, Weil noted, are prime targets for these hotspots. He advised those affected to visit cooling centers, check on neighbors, and be extra vigilant.

Heat Wave Deaths Skyrocket As Hyperthermia Kills Dozens Across Northwest

North America has seen a dramatic increase in the number of sudden deaths after a record-breaking heat wave hit parts of the U.S. and Canada. Temperatures soared in several areas in North America last weekend, as Washington saw the heat rise to well above 100F, and Portland, Oregon, recorded all-time highs for several days in a row, including 116F on Sunday.

Habitual Hyperthermia: An Interpretive Paradigm of the 20th Century? Not Really

1Grenoble Faculty of Medicine, Grenoble Alpes University, La Tronche, France; 2Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Clinique de l’Infirmerie Protestante de Lyon, Caluire-et-Cuire, France. Correspondence: Mathieu Ginier-Gillet 55 Rue Ney, Lyon, 69006, France. Tel +33680854615. Email [email protected]. Abstract: Prolonged and unexplained fevers in young adults are uncommon, especially...

County Under Hyperthermia Alert Again on Tuesday

The county will be under another Hyperthermia Alert today, Tuesday, from noon to 7 p.m. This alert means that the temperatures and/or the heat index of the county are predicted to reach 95 degrees or higher, according to the county. A Hyperthermia Alert was also issued Monday from noon to 7 p.m.

Montgomery County Under Hyperthermia Alert Tuesday

Montgomery County is under a Hyperthermia Alert until 7 p.m. Tuesday. County Emergency Management issues the alert when temperatures/heat index is forecast to be at least 95 degrees. These conditions are hazardous and the county says heat stroke and exhaustion are likely. See hot weather safety tips from the county...