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May
22
2013
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Effects of Climate and Environment on water needs

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Effects of Climate and Environment on water needs
Article by Hans Braun EHI Science Advisory Board member. German Sport University Cologne and German Research Centre of Elite Sport.

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Apr
30
2013
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Hydration & Diet

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Hydration & Diet
Article by Maria Kapsokefalou, EHI Science Advisory Board member and Associate Professor in Human Nutrition, Department of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural University of Athens.

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Apr
09
2013
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What is meant by thirst and why do we not feel the drive to drink when we are physiologically thirsty

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What is meant by thirst and why do we not feel the drive to drink when we are physiologically thirsty
Article by Professor Simon Thornton Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France. Written: December 2012

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Dec
04
2012
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Physical signs of dehydration in the elderly

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It is widely recognised that dehydration is a common condition in the elderly and that it is a frequent cause of hospitalization among older people, in spite of efforts by caregivers to prevent its development. Successful prevention strategies will require early identification of individuals at increased risk, which in turn means that knowledge of simple […]

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Sep
18
2012
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Urine specific gravity as a predictor of early neurological deterioration in acute ischemic stroke

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The authors of this paper have previously suggested that dehydration may be a cause of early deterioration in patients who have suffered an acute ischaemic stroke. This was based on measurement of the blood urea nitrogen/creatinine (BUN/Cr) ratio: they found that a high value ( >15) was an independent predictor of early neurological deterioration.   […]

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