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COVID-19 – Safety & General Information Package for Oxygen Handlers

Image by Vektor Kunst from Pixabay  Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. I imagine over the coming weeks and month’s oxygen administration may well be handled by many who may never have done so before. This might well be in the home or elsewhere. There is much to consider when handling oxygen and it seems prudent to share… Continue reading COVID-19 – Safety & General Information Package for Oxygen Handlers

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Medical Science, NHS, NHS Commissioning, Problematic Wounds, Science, Uncategorized, Wound Healing

Type 2 Diabetes, What It Costs The NHS and How HBOT Can Help – Drawing a Line Under Diabetes.

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay  Although we have been a little quiet lately as we get more involved in seasonal preparations in the community, we are still keeping an ear to the ground for articles of interest. One such article from the Daily Mail came across our desktops this morning which is of great interest and also a… Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes, What It Costs The NHS and How HBOT Can Help – Drawing a Line Under Diabetes.

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hypoxia, Medical Science, NHS, Problematic Wounds, Wound Healing

Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 & Wound healing in Diabetics

Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. on Pexels.com It seems and age since we shared anything not related to the unfortunate Charity Commission news and the seemingly odd choice of the health authorities to ignore outright the scientific community. As they say though, onward and upward. Accordingly, albeit a short snippet, today's discussion revisits wound healing briefly,… Continue reading Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 & Wound healing in Diabetics

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, emergency medicine, Eyesight, Healthcare, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Hypoxia, Medical Science, Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology – HBOT and The Eyes

Photo by Mark Arron Smith on Pexels.com Todays continuation on the sharing of others' work theme involves an exceptional paper published by Heather Murphy-Lavoie of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Also published in "Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association" in 2010, It is linked in here and entitled: Hyperbaric… Continue reading Ophthalmology – HBOT and The Eyes

Community Health, Complimentary Therapy, Diabetes, Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Medical Science, Science

Oxidative Stress, Free Radicals, RONS and Diabetes

Photo by Public Domain Pictures on Pexels.com Revisiting the often overstated topic of oxygen toxicity and oxidative stress at the cellular level, today's paper and sharing of the work of others addresses, as a few other recent ones have, that HBOT provides it's own protective mechanisms against oxidative stress caused by reactive oxygen and nitrogen… Continue reading Oxidative Stress, Free Radicals, RONS and Diabetes

Hyperbaric Oxygen Technology, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Medical Science, Problematic Wounds, Research, Science

Genetics, Oxidative Stress and Endothelial Growth

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  Today's snippet article only just touches on the subject of genetics. This is a field often beyond what most practitioners and chamber personnel need to be concerned with. It is interesting science though. As we know genetic expression underlies biological function. Things like transcription factors and proteins which trigger genetic regulation are… Continue reading Genetics, Oxidative Stress and Endothelial Growth