Sunday, June 27, 2010

Weekly Web Roundup: 27 June 2010

Sample some more of the HBOT news that fed our RSS page and excited our Twitter followers this week.


Using mice to study heatstroke, a group from Taiwan publishing in the Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology found that "hyperbaric oxygen may improve outcomes ... by normalization of hypothalamic and thermoregulatory function."

Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care continues its series on hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Journal of Applied Physiology publishes "hyperbaric hyperoxia and normobaric reoxygenation increase excitability and activate oxygen-induced potentiation (OxIP) in CA1 hippocampal neurons." (Don't be embarrassed. We don't know what it means, either.)

An in vitro study of cancer cells out of Hunan Province, China, published in the journal Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, concludes that "simple HBO2 treatment after 48 and 72 hours could inhibit the proliferation of nasopharyngeal carcinoma CNE2Z cells."


The Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Trust in Scotland has launched a new web resource for HBOT news and research.

Dr John Jackalone, associate director of the Hyperbaric and Wound Healing Center at St Joseph Hospital (formerly New Island Hospital), Bethpage NY, has been named Physician of the Year by the Metropolitan New York Association of Diabetes Educators (MNYADE).

The wound care centers at Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland OR, Valley View Regional Hospital in Ada OK, and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland KY have been recognized as a Centers of Distinction by Diversified Clinical Services.


A father speaks about his two injured sons, both casualties of war, one now undergoing HBOT for traumatic brain injury.

A young woman suffering an alleged adverse reaction to the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil benefits from HBOT with Dr Ken Stoller at the Hyperbaric Medical Center of New Mexico.

A New Zealand pilot SCUBA diving in Papua, New Guinea, survives life-threatening decompression sickness after an amazing rescue ordeal and successful hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Italian grand prix motorcyle racer Valentino Rossi is using HBOT to speed recovery from a broken leg.


The Center for Wellness, Charlotte NC, has added hyperbaric oxygen therapy to its service offerings.

Mercy Suburban Hospital, East Norriton PA, offers HBOT at its Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine.

South Central Regional Medical Center, Laurel MS, opens a Diversified Clinical Services wound care center.

Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo NY, has been cleared by the State Health Department to build a Diversified Clinical Services wound care center.

O2 is a new independent hyperbaric, infusion, and wound care center in Farmington Hills MI.

Sutter Delta Medical Center, Antioch CA, will soon open an Advanced Wound Care Center.

Tennessee Hyperbaric Center, Jackson TN, has opened an independent pain and hyperbaric oxygen therapies clinic.

The Finley Hospital, Dubuque IA, has opened a Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine.

St Mary Medical Center, Apple Valley CA, has opened a Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine with Paradigm Medical Management.

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