Dehydration

Dehydration is a condition caused by the loss of too much water from the body. Severe diarrhea or vomiting can cause dehydration.
What is Dehydration?

Dehydration is a condition that results when the body loses more water than it takes in. This imbalance disrupts the usual levels of salts and sugars present in the blood, which can interfere with the way the body functions.

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Research can help better manage body temperature regulation and hydration in older adults

Research can help better manage body temperature regulation and hydration in older adults

Health on wheels: Tricked-out RVs deliver addiction treatment to rural communities

Health on wheels: Tricked-out RVs deliver addiction treatment to rural communities

Study verifies the link between cramps and muscle damage in marathon events

Study verifies the link between cramps and muscle damage in marathon events

ALS and FTLD result from reduced transportation of messenger RNA

ALS and FTLD result from reduced transportation of messenger RNA

CityU produces graphene face masks with excellent anti-bacterial efficiency

CityU produces graphene face masks with excellent anti-bacterial efficiency

Health and safety consequences of policing homelessness

Health and safety consequences of policing homelessness

'Quality of life' policing undermines physical safety and mental health of homeless persons

'Quality of life' policing undermines physical safety and mental health of homeless persons

Study finds increasing rates of preventable hospitalizations among dementia patients

Study finds increasing rates of preventable hospitalizations among dementia patients

Case Western Reserve University scientist receives DoD grant to develop freeze-dried artificial platelets

Case Western Reserve University scientist receives DoD grant to develop freeze-dried artificial platelets

Study reveals antiviral effects of curcumin

Study reveals antiviral effects of curcumin

Fluid imbalance during hot weather increases hikers' risk for heat-related illness

Fluid imbalance during hot weather increases hikers' risk for heat-related illness

Researchers unravel how the body fights off urinary tract infections

Researchers unravel how the body fights off urinary tract infections

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Scientists discover osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal

Scientists discover osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a fatal complication in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a fatal complication in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Study: Parasite infection closely linked to the make-up of gastrointestinal microbiome

Study: Parasite infection closely linked to the make-up of gastrointestinal microbiome

SARS-CoV-2 infection causes specific kidney proximal tubular injury

SARS-CoV-2 infection causes specific kidney proximal tubular injury

New advance in wearable sensing could detect and quantify many biological conditions

New advance in wearable sensing could detect and quantify many biological conditions

Study: Eggs can be used as low-cost coating to protect fruits and vegetables

Study: Eggs can be used as low-cost coating to protect fruits and vegetables

Microfluidic Systems for Sweat Analysis and Neonatal Care

Microfluidic Systems for Sweat Analysis and Neonatal Care