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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.
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adjective Inflamed.
adjective Sexually attractive.
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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.

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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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"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.
Arkeia Server Backup combined with the MySQL hot backup plug-in is an easily implemented, inexpensive solution for dedicated protection of a MySQL server."
A hot backup must contain the following elements in order to meet the criteria stated above: LAN-free backup, server-free backup, the ability to integrate multiple applications, and a script-based command line to facilitate management of backup.
"Outlook hot backup is a nice example of the way a data loss prevention service has to be: you don't see it, and it protects you though.
An example of that is that, say in an environment such as a Storage Area Network with mixed heterogeneous systems, say Sun's and HP's, and NT systems, we can go in, do an installation, put together shared devices , as well as client transfer, and hot backup off of those client transfers, literally within an hour or two and we can do it with the same product with all the features native to our own code.
With the novel local and remote network VSS backing up and restoring features, Handy Backup becomes probably the most powerful software for hot backup. The VSS backup is available in the software version 7.
Hot backup of MS Exchange and MS SQL Servers, along with backups of Oracle, PostgreSQL, and other ODBC-compatible databases, provides one the market's most powerful server-specific functionalities.
The hot backup technology makes it possible to back up MySQL databases without interrupting web applications and website services.
During the SNIA Hands-on-Lab, IT professionals will perform hot backup data from these popular business applications to the JumpPoint cloud.
Taking down a payment processing server is a substantial disruption - even when hot backups and clustered failovers are part of the solution.