Latest Hypoxia Stories
While an out-of-control gusher deep in the Gulf of Mexico fouls beaches and chokes marshland habitat, another threat could be growing below the oil-slicked surface.
Patients who have excessive oxygen levels in arterial blood (hyperoxia) following resuscitation from cardiac arrest have a higher rate of death in the hospital than similar patients without arterial hyperoxia.
Sleep apnea may cause metabolic changes that increase insulin resistance, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
High altitude medicine is a "natural research laboratory" for the study of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology.
A unique three-year longitudinal and vertical study of Central New York's Three Rivers systemâ€”involving the Oswego, Oneida and Seneca riversâ€”has revealed that oxygen resources have become degraded by several stressors, including the impact of wastewater treatment plants, nonpoint runoff, an increase in invasive zebra mussels and channelization of the flow.
Deep under the Mediterranean Sea small animals have been discovered that live their entire lives without oxygen and surrounded by 'poisonous' sulphides.
Some regions of the deep ocean floor support abundant populations of organisms, despite being overlain by water that contains very little oxygen, but global warming is likely to exacerbate oxygen depletion and thereby reduce biodiversity in these regions, they warn.
Scientists have determined that chronic wounds might have trouble healing because of the actions of a tiny piece of a molecular structure in cells known as RNA.
What began as research into how diabetics could possibly preserve their eyesight has led to findings that could prolong the vision of children afflicted with retinoblastoma.
A new study of Pacific Ocean sediments off the coast of Chile has found that offshore waters experienced systematic oxygen depletion during the rapid warming of the Antarctic following the last â€œglacial maximumâ€ period 20,000 years ago..
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