The average human body can emit a range of 100 to 120 watts of energy in the form of heat. This interesting fact isn’t something we think about every day, but when our bodies are exposed to too much heat it can cause serious illnesses.…
KARACHI: The Sun continuing to blaze down on Wednesday as mercury likely to touch 40 degrees centigrade, however, no heatstroke cases have been reported in the city hospital in previous two days, ARY News reported. The meteorological…
KARACHI: At least two persons died on Friday due to the prevailing hot weather in Karachi, ARY News reported.
Karachi: The government plans to establish 117 centres across the city over fears of a likely heatstroke, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: An analysis of the 353 heatstroke patients received at the Aga Khan University Hospital during the last five days – 31 of them died – indicates that most of them had low levels of sodium and potassium from excessive sweating.
KARACHI: Prominent social activists including Jibran Nasir have started an awareness campaign about heatstroke during Ramazan.
KARACHI: Tired of government inaction and lethargy, and with the death toll caused by the blistering heatwave rising to 710, some Karachi residents took matter into their own hands.