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  • n. A condition caused by an excess of oxygen in tissues and organs.

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Examples

  • Busso T, Castells J, Bonnefoy R, Benoit H, et al. (1998) Validity of oxygen uptake measurements during exercise under moderate hyperoxia.

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  • HBOT causes both mechanical and physiologic effects by inducing a state of increased pressure and hyperoxia.

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  • This implies that oxygen and the excess amount of oxygen in body tissue, or hyperoxia, that it provides can lessen skin damage and wrinkling caused by UVB radiation.

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  • She completed the eight weeks of helium-hyperoxia but decided to continue in a maintenance program.

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  • "If we can get more of them to exercise and enjoy exercise and get the benefits of exercise, then potentially they can manage their disease better," said Eves, an assistant professor in the U of C's Faculty of Medicine and creator of helium-hyperoxia therapy.

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  • University of Calgary researcher Neil Eves calls it "helium-hyperoxia" - a mixture of 40 per cent oxygen and 60 per cent helium.

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  • Rossignol also ignores the copious body of literature in cellular, animal model, and human studies which establishes that hyperoxia (high levels of oxygen) is one of the more efficient methods of inducing inflammation and oxidative injury, not abating it.

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  • Eves ND, et al "Helium-hyperoxia: a novel intervention to improve the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with COPD"

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  • The researchers found that the intratracheal, rather than the intraperitoneal transplantation of human UCB-derived MSCs, significantly attenuated the hyperoxia-induced lung injury, such as decreased alveolarization and fibrosis.

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  • The researchers found that MSCs have a protective effect against hyperoxia-induced lung injury, likely due to anti-inflammatory effects.

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