Daily Archives: July 23, 2009

Hypothermia for Stroke

Hypothermia can be deadly. Getting too cold from being in icy water or frigid temperatures can cause your body temperature to drop dangerously low. But now, doctors at Mayo Clinic are using hypothermia to help save the lives of stroke patients.

Scaly Skin

Imagine being afraid to pick up your child because any pressure on her skin could cause blisters and pain. That’s a reality for the little girl you’re about to meet. She has a genetic condition called epidermolytic hyperkeratosis. Her skin looks scaly and tough, but it is so sensitive even clothing hurts.