Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children > Health-in-Motion 08 June 2016 How to treat a jellyfish sting How best to treat a jellyfish sting has been a long-standing debate among surfers and beachgoers everywhere. Is it better to apply heat, or should you cool down the wound instead? Now Hawaiian researchers have settled the debate once and for all. They offer overwhelming evidence that all kinds of jellyfish stings are most effectively dealt with by applying heat, for example by treatment with hot packs or immersion in hot water. The reason? Jellyfish venom is deactivated at temperatures between 40 and 50 degrees Celsius. 0 More in Newsletters Work-family balance More: Daily Dose: Strong bond with parents leads to healthy children Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness Working out in the concrete jungle Lifestyle How long has your doctor been on duty? Medical How to protect yourself from the seasonal flu Parenting Childhood gardening may encourage fruit and veg consumption Medical Most common soccer injuries Lifestyle Kids' metabolism may slow down during puberty From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.