Research reveals high temperature increases kidney stones

A new study has revealed that the warming planet might pose a serious threat in increasing kidney stone.

Scorching summer may trigger kidney stone attacks

Hot and humid days may bring more kidney stones as higher temperatures contribute to dehydration that leads to a higher concentration of calcium in the body that promote the growth of kidney stones.

Soon biometric watch that uses light to monitor glucose, dehydration, pulse

Researchers from the Netherlands and Israel have described two new wearable devices that use changing patterns of scattered light to monitor biometrics: one tracks glucose concentration and dehydration levels, and the other monitors pulse.

Summer special: Tips to prevent heat stroke

In this scorching heat people are at high risk of dehydration and worse. A heat stroke occurs when a person faces prolonged exposure to high temperatures in combination with heat stroke.

When excessive sweating becomes embarrassing

Even though sweating is a natural phenomenon, it can get embarrassing and problematic when you start sweating profusely without the normal stimuli like physical exertion, warm environment or as a coping mechanism in emotional situations.

Summer special: 3 great drinks to quench your thirst

Summer is here with all its heat, with sweat and high humidity levels leaving you exhausted. A good and chilling drink is all that one needs to say goodbye to the summer heat instantly.

New F1 weight rules forcing drivers to risk `blackout` through dehydration

The new Formula One weight rules are forcing racers to risk blacking out in their 200mph speed machines by shedding essential pounds, according to a report

Coffee causes dehydration is a myth: Experts

Coffee has long been blamed for dehydration due to the fact that caffeine is a mild diuretic.

Moderate coffee consumption `not linked` to dehydration

Researchers have dispelled the myth that coffee consumption can cause dehydration, as they have found that drinking moderate amounts of coffee does not result in dehydration and contributes to daily fluid requirements in regular coffee drinkers just as other fluids do.

Dehydrated Rita Ora discharged from hospital

Singer Rita Ora, who was hospitalised for “heat exhaustion and dehydration”, has been discharged.

`Cholera outbreak claims 74 lives in Nigeria`

As many as 74 people have died of cholera in Nigeria, the country`s health minister said Monday.

‘Social nutrition’ diet may be best hangover cure

An Auckland company is espousing the benefits of social nutrition as a "realistic" approach for women to prepare and recover from drinking sessions and eating fatty foods.

B’desh girl who survived 17 days under debris, a hoax?

A Bangladesh factory worker who was rescued after 17 days trapped beneath the collapsed factory`s debris is now being declared a hoax by a former colleague and survivor.

Six easy ways to prevent heat stroke

As heat wave conditions continue throughout the country, many people have succumbed to heat stroke. So it’s necessary to be a little cautious and fight the heat.

Beyonce defies doctor`s orders to return to stage

Beyonce Knowles defied her doctor`s orders to return to the stage for her concert in Belgium.

Avoid dehydration by eating fresh fruits

In this scorching heat people are at high risk of dehydration and worse. Apart from drinking lots of water, expert advise is to eat fresh fruits to avoid a heat stroke.

Fruits flies could harbour cure for human healing

Human skin and a fruit fly’s exoskeleton, called a “cuticle” may not look alike, but both coverings protect against injury, infection, and dehydration.

Water your best drink to fight the heat

Lack of water can lead to dehydration, a condition that occurs when you don`t have enough water in your body to carry out normal functions.

7 easy ways to keep headache at bay without taking a pill!

Drinking plenty of plain and crystal pure water can give you a big relief since dehydration can lead to headache.

8 glasses of water per day `myth` busted

The common belief that people should drink eight glasses or two litres of water a day is a ‘myth’ that needs debunking, a Melbourne academic says.