Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > 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: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 3 random things that can mess with your mammogram results Lifestyle How a genetically skinny guy can build muscle Medical How to know if your cough is something serious Medical Constipation? How a simple step may help Medical The dangers of undiagnosed asthma Diet and nutrition 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.