heatstroke


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During the course of the hearing, the petitioner informed the learned court that the burial of causalities due to heatstroke was done collectively rather than individual graves adding that country is not in war-like situation, as dead bodies should be buried collectively.
Pte Williams, of 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh, collapsed at Lucknow Barracks in Tidworth, Wiltshire, and died of heatstroke on Monday, July 3, 2006 - one of the hottest days of the year.
Hospital sources said one man died of heatstroke in Buffer Zone in the central part of the city, while another died in Orangi Town, in the western district.
The moot was held under the auspices of the Lead Pakistan and the Urban Unit on heatstroke.
Heatstroke typically occurs when your core temperature exceeds 40C and the symptoms - such as dizziness, nausea, and hyperventilating - are more serious.
Karachi hospitals have treated nearly 80,000 people for the effects of heatstroke and dehydration, according to medical officials.
Doctors say most of those who have died succumbed to heatstroke.
Vet Brian Faulkner said: "What some pet owners do not realise is that dogs can succumb to heatstroke if their body temperature rises just a few degrees above normal.
Heatstroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures -- usually in combination with dehydration -- which leads to failure of the body's temperature control system.
Hyderabad: Indian authorities urged hospitals to treat heatstroke as an emergency as the toll from a long heatwave topped 1,800 on Friday, making it the deadliest in more than two decades.
Heatstroke is a sobering look at our world today and in the near future.
TWO people were on Tuesday admitted to hospital suffering from heatstroke as temperatures are set to remain at high levels.
Heatstroke, heat syncope (sudden dizziness after prolonged exposure to the heat), heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat fatigue are common forms of hyperthermia.
Some dogs are more prone to heatstroke than others.
Dogs die from heatstroke every year when their owners don't take the necessary precautions to keep them protected from the summer heat.