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2012-12-23 05:02:38

Life Support Technologies´ Corporate Compliance Officer Mark Chipps Named to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)-99 Committee. The NFPA-99 "Healthcare Facilities" Document is the National Standard for Hospital Construction, Including a Chapter on Hyperbaric Chamber Facilities. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 The Life Support Technologies group (LST) is pleased to announce the appointment of Corporate Compliance Officer Mark Chipps to the National Fire Protection...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

OxyHealth has taken the burden or work out of operating a hyperbaric oxygen chamber and in doing so, has helped make hyperbaric therapy the hot button modality in the medical field today. More than at any other time, hyperbaric therapy is more possible and within the reach of more patients today because of this new, accessible tool created by OxyHealth. In the past, hyperbaric therapy was often a last resort option, only available at an expensive hospital. Today it can be used much sooner in...

Image 1 - How Do Diving Marine Mammals Manage Decompression?
2011-12-23 05:17:25

Any diver returning from ocean depths knows about the hazard of decompression sickness (DCS) or "the bends." As the diver ascends and the ocean pressure decreases, gases that were absorbed by the body during the dive, come out of solution and, if the ascent is too rapid, can cause bubbles to form in the body. DCS causes many symptoms, and its effects may vary from joint pain and rashes to paralysis and death. But how do marine mammals, whose very survival depends on regular diving, manage...

2011-12-10 08:00:00

Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, recently teamed up with OxyHealth, a medical industry leader in hyperbaric chamber therapy, to help make this life-saving treatment available to consumers in their homes, offices and even while they are traveling. Hyperbaric therapy, which has been widely used since the 1930s to help cure decompression sickness in deep sea divers, is now being recognized as a valuable treatment for other ailments such...

2011-08-09 07:46:00

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perry Baromedical (www.perrybaromedical.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sujit Kumbhani as the International Vice President of Healthcare Sales based out of Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Mumbai, India. Kumbhani stated, "I couldn't be more excited to be joining the world's leading manufacturer of hyperbaric oxygen chambers (HBO). Perry's reputation of quality and safety is based on an innovative approach to product design and...

2011-04-04 23:31:14

A technique Michael Jackson reportedly used to prolong his youth is showing promise as a way to boost the effectiveness of a natural cancer remedy. An environment of pure oxygen at three-and-a-half times normal air pressure adds significantly to the effectiveness of a natural compound already shown to kill cancerous cells, researchers at the University of Washington and Washington State University recently reported in the journal Anticancer Research. The compound artemisinin "“ isolated...

2011-01-19 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Steve Wood as President of the Biomedical Division of the Company. Mr. Wood will be responsible for directing development and sales of the Company's BaraMed line of clinical hyperbaric chambers. Since beginning his healthcare career as a respiratory therapist in 1972, Mr. Wood has been involved with the...

2010-11-23 08:07:00

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Perry Baromedical (www.perrybaromedical.com) has signed a partnership to supply hyperbaric oxygen chambers to Restorix Health, (www.Restorix.com). Restorix Health is a new business model in healthcare that provides a comprehensive, community-based facilities approach for advanced wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Restorix Health has chosen Perry's Sigma 40, the world's largest monoplace hyperbaric chamber with Sigma Elite EMR...


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