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1. characterized by high temperature.
2. radioactive; particularly used to denote the presence of significantly or dangerously high levels of radioactivity.


adjective Inflamed.
adjective Sexually attractive.


Cardiology A trial–Hypertension Ongoing Trial designed to:; (1) determine the optimal target diastolic BP, and (2) assess whether low-dose aspirin ↓ cardiovascular M&M in Pts with HTN. See Antihypertensive, Felodipine, Hypertension, J curve phenomenon.


adjective Inflamed

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Q. How Can Hot Flashes Be Treated? I am 62 years old. I have been experiencing hot flashes recently that really bother me. How can this be treated?

A. The problem of hot flashes is experienced by many women undergoing menopause. Until recent years, the main treatment offered, was the hormonal replacement therapy. Nowadays, this treatment is considered a bit problematic, therefore it is recommended to start with alternative options of treatment- a variety of natural supplements are available to try. It is also believed that dietary changes may relieve hot flashes. This includes avoiding caffeine, hot drinks, chocolate, spicy or hot foods and alcohol. Certain herbs are also believed to help.

Q. Hot flashes while on tamoxifen - is there anything to do? Hello, Last year I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and after surgery and radiation, I was given tamoxifene. In the beginning it was OK, but now I have hot flashes. Usually I can to hold my self until It passes, but some times (like during work) it’s just so bothering- is there anything I can do to make these flashes go?

A. Just a short update, I took Riki's advice and went to see my doctor a couple of days ago - now I just have to wait and see if the medicine he gave me will do the trick.

Q. Does any one have any suggestions for hot flashes? Soy is prohibited.

A. Hi,

There are several options. First you can try to dress appropriately, exercise regularly refrain from certain foods, coffe and smoking. There are several dietary supplements that may curb your hot flashes such as black cohosh.

You can read more here (

There are also medications to treat this condition (such as hormones, anti-depressant etc.) but they require prescription. You may consult your doctor to see what the best option for you is.

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Exploiting property sale and leaseback deals, hot desking, eliminating unused space and challenging over-inflated rates bills, are some of the measures that businesses can take to ensure a more profitable future.
I find it very hard to believe that, for instance, hot desking with its lack of personal territory really empowers the individual.(7) Or in the end that all those casual conversations which are so encouraged in the cafe and balconies are not being (at least sometimes) supervised.
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"This is either because we are setting up our own businesses, or 'hot desking' with a colleague for an employer who is saving expenditure on their town or city offices".
Recognised as an example of excellence, the Emerge Project is now entering an exciting new phase, which will see a fully equipped Emerge hot desking facility established within the award-winning Derwentside Business Centre.
* Hot desking and other new working practices could save a further u6.5bn;
* Hot desking and other practices such as remote working could save British business as much as a staggering further pounds 6.5bn.