Sunday, July 18, 2010

Weekly Web Roundup: 18 July 2010

Every weekend we bring you our weekly digest of the hyperbaric oxygen news. Comment below or Contact Us with newsworthy stories about all things HBOT.


A paper in the May-June 2010 Polish Journal of Endocrinology concludes "HBOT was shown to have beneficial effects on atherosclerosis and glycaemic control" in a study of 28 diabetes patients with foot ulcers.


Suburban Philadelphia reporters first confirmed then denied that Lower Bucks Hospital, Bristol PA, will cease HBOT services in September following a court-ordered settlement of its heated dispute with Hyper Ox, Inc.

International Hyperbarics Association executive director Shannon Kenitz keynotes the US Autism & Asperger Association international conference August 9-12 in Park City UT.


The family of a 20-year-old woman credits hyperbaric treatment for her continuing recovery from brain injury after a brutal attack two years ago. Another version of her story here.

Surprisingly moving video about a Tennessee walking horse's recovery from severe colitis and endotoxemia with HBOT at the UT College of Veterinary Medicine.

Members of a band were rescued early Thursday morning from their burning house and one treated for smoke inhalation at the HCMC chamber in Minneapolis. Watch a firefighter talk about the rescue.

Videos from don't usually make our cut, but here's a standout autism spot on Comcast Newsmakers with Hope Fine of South Florida Center for H.O.P.E.

A SCUBA diver and marine photographer in New Jersey blogs about his adult son's five-year-long struggle with traumatic brain injury and success with HBOT at Mount Vernon Hospital, Mount Vernon NY.

A 64-year-old man saves his right foot with HBOT at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urban IL, after a lawnmower accident. Ouch.


The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth NJ, comes to our attention with its effective multimedia promotion.

EMSA Hyperbaric & Wellness Center, Brookfield CT, offers HBOT with chiropractic, massage, and holistic health and lifestyle counseling.

St Francis Wound Center, Columbus GA, says it's the first in Georgia to use the BARA-MED chamber with O.S.C.A.R. by ETC Biomedical Systems.

We learn of the Wound Care Center at New River Medical Center, Monticello MN, with its announcement of a move to the hospital's Professional Building.

Black Hills Hyperbaric, Rapid City SD, is suddenly listed everywhere but on HyperbaricLink.

Wound care centers at Lower Bucks Hospital (Bristol), Grand View Hospital (Sellersville), and St Mary's Medical Center (Langhorne), in suburban Philadelphia PA, all come to our attention via the Lower Bucks-Hyper Ox story above.

Polson Hyperbaric Oxygen, Polson MT, just opened on US Hwy 93 next to Insty Prints.

Decatur County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg IN, tells us they begin treating patients August 2.

Spring Hill Regional Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center grabs our attention with a Tampa Tribune story about limb salvage for an 83-year-old woman with diabetes and wound healing for a paralyzed Vietnam War veteran.

New Care Therapies—Hyperbaric Oxygen Studio, Louisville KY, is new to us and mighty active on Facebook. Welcome.

Banner Boswell Medical Center, Sun City AZ, publicizes its Wound Care Center with a story of one recent "graduate," a 94-year-old woman recovering from skin cancer and a fall on a rock.

Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich CT, lit up our Google Alerts dashboard with its Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing.

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