The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 – Sensing oxygen levels

This year’s Nobel Laureates revealed the mechanism for one of life’s most essential adaptive processes. They established the basis for our understanding of how oxygen levels affect cellular metabolism and physiological function. Their discoveries have also paved the way for promising new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and many other diseases.

Oxygen shapes physiology and pathology

Intensive efforts are ongoing to develop new drugs that can either inhibit or activate the oxygen-regulated machinery for treatment of disease

This is essentialy what Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy facilitates.

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