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Scientists identify potential drug for pre-treating cells that swell after mild traumatic brain injury

Scientists identify potential drug for pre-treating cells that swell after mild traumatic brain injury

Mayo launches new High Altitude and Harsh Environments Medical Clinic

Mayo launches new High Altitude and Harsh Environments Medical Clinic

High-altitude dwellers prone to chronic mountain sickness produce huge amounts of red blood cells

High-altitude dwellers prone to chronic mountain sickness produce huge amounts of red blood cells

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to research oxygen deprivation

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to research oxygen deprivation

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Researchers explore how nitrate-rich beet juice may affect high altitude acclimatization

Researchers explore how nitrate-rich beet juice may affect high altitude acclimatization

23andMe announces publication of genome-wide association study of motion sickness

23andMe announces publication of genome-wide association study of motion sickness

GlassesOff mobile app improves visual acuity, image processing speed in IAF pilots

GlassesOff mobile app improves visual acuity, image processing speed in IAF pilots

Columbia University professor recommends vaccination for people travelling abroad

Columbia University professor recommends vaccination for people travelling abroad

NIH-funded clinical trial aims to restore vision in people who have lost vision due to IIH

NIH-funded clinical trial aims to restore vision in people who have lost vision due to IIH

Researchers identify possible way to prevent headaches of climbers

Researchers identify possible way to prevent headaches of climbers

Brain effects of high-altitude sickness retained long term

Brain effects of high-altitude sickness retained long term

Brain microhemorrhages more common among high altitude cerebral edema survivors

Brain microhemorrhages more common among high altitude cerebral edema survivors

Ten tips to avoid or treat common medical problems in the outdoors

Ten tips to avoid or treat common medical problems in the outdoors

Ibuprofen may be used effectively for altitude sickness: Study

Ibuprofen may be used effectively for altitude sickness: Study

Risk factors for acute mountain sickness

Risk factors for acute mountain sickness

Altitude Research Center receives Department of Defense grant to prevent AMS in soldiers

Altitude Research Center receives Department of Defense grant to prevent AMS in soldiers

Trekkers and climbers face high risk for Acute Mountain Sickness

Trekkers and climbers face high risk for Acute Mountain Sickness

Researchers create artificial RNA inhibitor to block excess blood cells formation

Researchers create artificial RNA inhibitor to block excess blood cells formation

RCSI scientists make breakthrough in understanding human adaptation to high altitude environments

RCSI scientists make breakthrough in understanding human adaptation to high altitude environments