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Hypoxia Cited as Possible Cause to Crash in the Caribbean

TWC News - 05 Sep 2014
"They put you in a pressure chamber and evacuate the pressure and make you hypoxic," said Ernisse, "Many of these pilots like small corporate pilots or not big commercial airline or military pilots don't have that kind of training so they've never been ...

Gulf hypoxia not as simple as it seems

DesMoinesRegister.com - 23 Aug 2017
Blame for the Gulf of Mexico dead zone (Gulf hypoxia) has been placed on Corn Belt agriculture. In addition to agriculturally derived nutrients from the Mississippi River, hypoxia is affected by global climate change, reduced sediment loads, physical ...

The Terrifying, Ongoing Mystery of Suffocating Fighter Pilots

WIRED - 12 Aug 2017
These are the symptoms of hypoxia, when the brain doesn't get enough oxygen. It's an insidious condition whose onset makes it difficult to take the simple steps to fight back: turn on a backup oxygen supply and quickly drop to an altitude where the ...

Flight Doctors Key To Cracking Hypoxia Mystery

Aviation Week - 23 Aug 2017
LANGLEY AFB, Virginia—Military flight doctors and aerospace physiologists are playing a crucial role in the Pentagon's effort to understand and prevent hypoxia-like cockpit incidents that leave fighter pilots across the fleet disoriented and short of .

Hypoxia Demonstration: New Equipment Gives Airmen Time to Breathe

MilitarySpot - 18 Aug 2017
“After someone completes the academics portion of their training they have to do a hypoxia demonstration,” said Master Sgt. Jennifer Flecker, the 9th PSPTS support flight chief. “Hypoxia is a state of oxygen deficiency. When a person goes up in ...


DIVE Magazine - 17 Aug 2017
Rob Stewart, the Canadian conservationist and filmmaker renowned worldwide for his documentary Sharkwater, about the illegal shark finning trade, died through drowning as a result of hypoxia (a lack of oxygen), according to recently released autopsy ...

USAF acquires new equipment to detect signs of O2 deprivation

gasworld - 21 Aug 2017
The United States Air Force (USAF) has acquired new equipment that will allow pilots and others to detect signs of hypoxia, or oxygen (O2) deprivation. The reduced oxygen breathing device (ROBD) is used to provide pilots with aerospace physiology ...

New Jersey-Size 'Dead Zone' Is Largest Ever in Gulf of Mexico

National Geographic - 02 Aug 2017
To record the new measurements and assess the severity of low oxygen levels in the Gulf, scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) embarked on their 31st mid-summer hypoxia research cruise in July. Even with reported ...

NAMRU-D, 711 HPW partner to combat physiological flight episodes

Dayton Daily News - 28 Jul 2017
Now you have too much oxygen and you wash out carbon dioxide and you can get symptoms that are very similar to the symptoms of hypoxia, but the remedy is very different. You don't want to go on emergency oxygen. In that case you would want to slow ...

New Equipment Gives Airmen Time to Breathe

Department of Defense - 17 Aug 2017
Until recently, exposing pilots to the conditions that cause hypoxia required 9th PSPTS airmen to spend a lot of time and manpower completing hypoxia demonstrations, but acquisition of the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device has significantly reduced the ...

Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Names William Hornung Chief Business Officer

GlobeNewswire (press release) - 23 Aug 2017
23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:DFFN) (“Diffusion” or “the Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel small molecule therapeutics for cancer and other hypoxia-related ...

Largest Recorded "Dead Zone" calls for Nutrient Loss Reduction

AgWeb - 07 Aug 2017
The Gulf of Mexico's hypoxia zone, the “dead zone,” is 3% larger than ever before at 8,776 square miles. That's about the size of New Jersey, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Excess nutrients leeching out of ...

Regulating the osteoclast workforce

Nature.com - 03 Aug 2017
New findings published in Immunity shed light on the mechanisms by which hypoxia augments inflammation and bone destruction in pathologic inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. In this study, Murata et al. identify COMM domain-containing ...

Bunker catch a break in Long Island Sound

Thehour.com - 12 Aug 2017
Hypoxia occurs when the water temperature rises above 70 degrees and large schools of bluefish and bunker get trapped in the Sound and use up the dissolved oxygen faster than it can be replenished. A hypoxic event lasting two or more hours is when fish ...

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