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High Altitude Hypoxia Can Be Detected Before Symptoms Are Apparent, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A team of Mayo Clinic researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to incapacitating physical symptoms which can be a safety threat at high altitudes. The findings were published as the lead article in the October issue of Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine. "This study opens the [...]

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High-Altitude Hypoxia Can be Detected Before Symptoms are Apparent

A team of Mayo Clinic researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to incapacitating physical symptoms which can be a safety threat at high altitudes. Jan Stepanek, M.D., the Aerospace Medicine Program director and co-director of the Aerospace Medicine & Vestibular Research Laboratory, says, “This study opens the door for objective assessments [...]

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