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UK heatwave: Our tolerance of extremely hot summers depends on genes, experiences and lifestyle

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Mike Tipton, of the Extreme Environments Laboratory at Portsmouth, says that the way someone responds to hot weather depends on a huge number of different factors

Period7 Aug 2020 → 11 Aug 2020

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TitleUK heatwave: Our tolerance of extremely hot summers depends on genes, experiences and lifestyle
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe i
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date11/08/20
DescriptionMike Tipton, of the Extreme Environments Laboratory at Portsmouth, says that the way someone responds to hot weather depends on a huge number of different factors, including someone’s age, size, smoking history, sleep patterns and their sex. An individual will have their own particular response to heat
Producer/AuthorKasia Delgado
URLhttps://inews.co.uk/news/environment/uk-heatwave-tolerance-hot-summers-genes-experience-lifestyle-576859
PersonsMike Tipton
TitleBBC Solent Interview
Degree of recognitionRegional
Media name/outletBBC Radio Solent
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date7/08/20
DescriptionMike Tipton interviewed about staying cool in a heatwave, including using misting to cool down, and drinking more than usual water
URLtiny.cc/8zdzsz
PersonsMike Tipton

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