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flashes

Perception of sudden and transient bright spots of light in the absence of light stimuli. Flashes may occur as a result of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment, posterior vitreous detachment, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, papilloedema, retinal break or migraine. See photopsia.
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It has studied a range of women's health conditions, including the menopausal transition's impact on sleep, cardiovascular health, and hot flashes. As part of this exploration, data from SWAN has been used to look at who has hot flashes and why they last so long for some women.
Previous investigations using the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) database have shown that women with more hot flashes have an elevated risk for subclinical cardiovascular disease, said Rebecca Thurston, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh.
The subjects' median age was 46 years, 48% were white, 46% were in early or perimenopause, and 26% reported hot flashes within the past 2 weeks.
The study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) shows that there is an inverse association between body size and hot flashes among older women.
Flamarique says, "All of a sudden, I connected the dots" He hypothesized that those flashes included a UV signal that fish detected in shallow waters.
I love the vivid flowers, the brilliant sunsets, and, perhaps most amazing of all, the bright flashes of fireflies dancing in the night.
Corinna: Could you tell us a little bit about your favorite herb for hot flashes?
So getting through the hot flashes and dealing with the increased risk of heart disease and bone and memory loss isn't just academic.
And when researchers surveyed 377 women who regularly used hormone therapy for at least one year before July 1, 2002 and tried to stop taking it between July 2002 and March 2003, they found that about one in four resumed hormone therapy, most because of troublesome symptoms such as hot flashes. (5)
[Just before press time, the bookstore did start selling them.] Getting 19,000 students to change from floppies to flashes overnight is unlikely, but the future is moving in that direction.
As the President of the Football Association as well as the YMCA, and a former student of both Eton and Cambridge University, he was no stranger to either sports and games, or the doctrine of "muscular Christianity." He urged the local Young Men to act to deter gambling on football matches, and "to reform the game by example and teaching." (16) The theme was then picked up by the editor of Flashes, who not only commented on the un-Christianlike practice of betting in his editorial, but eventually canvassed the opinions of half a dozen local clergymen.
The "Hot Spot" system uses a floating indicator which changes with every sequence of flashes. The first spot touched becomes the indicator for that sequence.