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


adjective Inflamed.
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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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Arkeia's early support of MySQL with its professional hot backup solution has resulted in fast, reliable and easy-to-use network backup for MySQL customers," said Bertrand Matthelie, director of Alliances at MySQL AB.
While a hot backup is less expensive, it creates a slight delay.
New features such as read-free replication, multi-directories hot backup, and increased use of bulk fetch overcome existing MySQL limitations by delivering faster, more scalable big data processing capabilities.
Our new MS SQL Server hot backup plug-in provides a reliable solution for IT professionals who choose to protect Microsoft servers with Linux stability.
Much like with a hot backup, the OLTP database can be placed in hot backup mode, snapped and then released.
We provide bare-metal disaster recovery, LAN/WAN replication of backup sets, and numerous hot backup agents for applications and databases.
Also available are bare metal disaster recovery modules and hot backup plug-ins for Oracle, DB2, Lotus, MySQL and MS-Exchange.
In addition the new version will offer additional plug-ins to provide hot backup support for a range of databases including IBM DB2, Informix for Solaris/Tru64 and Sybase for Windows NT.
We just set it and forget it, and the hot backup capabilities of virtual machines, including all guest systems and applications, make restores quick and easy.
com)-- Novosoft, an international software development and IT consultancy company, announced the new version of the Handy Backup utility now brings the advantage of Outlook hot backup service.
Arkeia, an international leader in enterprise backup solutions, has introduced a new Server Backup solution that features a MySQL plug-in for hot backup.
There's also some movement towards doing hot backup from the NAS device by leveraging SAN technology like snapshot within the NAS environment.