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cooling

Etymology: AS, colian, cool
reducing body temperature by the application of a hypothermia blanket, cold moist dressings, ice packs, or an alcohol bath. Subnormal body temperature may be induced to reduce metabolic function before some kinds of surgery. Very high fevers of any origin may be treated in part by reduction of the fever with cooling techniques. See also alcohol bath, hypothermia, hypothermia blanket.

cooling

(koo′ling)
A reduction in temperature, e.g. of a patient, a laboratory sample, or a chemical reagent.

cooling

see TEMPERATURE REGULATION.

Patient discussion about cooling

Q. Is there any exercise which can cool my body and also help to reduce my fat belly and body? I am having big belly and fat body. My body is fatty and this makes me lazy and dull. I feel bad and have low self esteem. I have tried with exercise and it also helped me to get good body but I cannot keep it regular. Exercise makes my body which takes time to cool down. What shall I do? Is there any exercise which can cool my body and also help to reduce my fat belly and body?

A. i have to agree with william- swimming is a wonderful way to coll your body and loose weight. you can also run in the park during the winter, or skiing naked :)

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Other scientists, however, question that Holocene coolings affected the entire world.
According to Bond, the pattern of coolings may have a long history.
Scientists simply do not know whether the sun's output weakens and strengthens enough over the millennia to cause the coolings seen about every 2,600 years throughout the Holocene.
22, 1995 Science that the Holocene coolings recorded at Greenland occur about the same time as variations in the atm ospheric concentration of carbon-14, thought to reflect changes in the sun.
The researchers discovered signs of the cooling preserved within Greenland's thick ice sheet, a remnant of the giant glacial blankets that existed during the ice age.
The cooling exceeds all other Holocene temperature changes recorded in GISP 2.
From the previous studies, however, scientists could not tell whether the cooling was limited to Greenland.