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Diabetic Ulcers without Optimal Glycemic Control: New Study Concludes HBOT Should Not Be Delayed

June 07, 2012

Physicians treating wounds in patients with diabetes often delay hyperbaric oxygen therapy until the patient has attained optimal blood sugar levels. A new multicenter, prospective cohort study, presented 24 May 2012 in Philadelphia at the annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinoligists, suggests that, in patients with diabetic ulcers of the lower extremities, the

Diabetic Ulcers without Optimal Glycemic Control: New Study Concludes HBOT Should Not Be Delayed

June 07, 2012

Physicians treating wounds in patients with diabetes often delay hyperbaric oxygen therapy until the patient has attained optimal blood sugar levels. A new multicenter, prospective cohort study, presented 24 May 2012 in Philadelphia at the annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinoligists, suggests that, in patients with diabetic ulcers of the lower extremities, the

In the News: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON)?

June 06, 2012

Today the National Hyperbaric Centre of Dublin, Ireland, reports success in using hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to save the eyesight of a young man with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON), a mitochondrial disease that usually causes a loss of central vision within two to eight weeks. Eric Lokko, pictured here, began losing his eyesight at age 12, started HBOT at 14, and can see well

In the News: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON)?

June 06, 2012

Today the National Hyperbaric Centre of Dublin, Ireland, reports success in using hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to save the eyesight of a young man with Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON), a mitochondrial disease that usually causes a loss of central vision within two to eight weeks. Eric Lokko, pictured here, began losing his eyesight at age 12, started HBOT at 14, and can see well

Johns Hopkins Medicine: About as Good as Online HBOT Info Gets (and That’s Not a Compliment)

June 05, 2012

Should you somehow manage to find the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy page, somewhere under Dermatology, in the Johns Hopkins online Health Library, you will be rewarded with a pretty okay overview. You will learn that HBOT helps wound healing, prevents "reperfusion injury" (nice), blocks harmful bacteria, strengthens the immune system, and encourages the formation of new connective tissue and skin

Johns Hopkins Medicine: About as Good as Online HBOT Info Gets (and That’s Not a Compliment)

June 05, 2012

Should you somehow manage to find the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy page, somewhere under Dermatology, in the Johns Hopkins online Health Library, you will be rewarded with a pretty okay overview. You will learn that HBOT helps wound healing, prevents "reperfusion injury" (nice), blocks harmful bacteria, strengthens the immune system, and encourages the formation of new connective tissue and skin

UHMS Accredits Hyperbaric Medicine at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia

June 04, 2012

The Hyperbaric Medicine Service at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia, has received accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). Fort Gordon is home to the US Army Signal Corp. The military-only center is not open to the public. About UHMS accreditation, medical director Michael Madsen, MD, said it: ... signifies Eisenhower Army

UHMS Accredits Hyperbaric Medicine at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia

June 04, 2012

The Hyperbaric Medicine Service at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia, has received accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). Fort Gordon is home to the US Army Signal Corp. The military-only center is not open to the public. About UHMS accreditation, medical director Michael Madsen, MD, said it: ... signifies Eisenhower Army

Multibillion-dollar Losses at JPMorgan Linked to Key Executive’s Struggle with Lyme Disease

May 31, 2012

When we read "JPMorgan's $6 Billion Case of Lyme Disease" in Forbes we thought maybe it was an Onion headline. But, sure enough, bank insiders and Wall Street traders have placed part of the blame for the massive blunder on the health problems of one top executive. Ina Drew, pictured right, started missing work after she contracted Lyme disease in 2010. Apparently she played a key role in

Multibillion-dollar Losses at JPMorgan Linked to Key Executive’s Struggle with Lyme Disease

May 31, 2012

When we read "JPMorgan's $6 Billion Case of Lyme Disease" in Forbes we thought maybe it was an Onion headline. But, sure enough, bank insiders and Wall Street traders have placed part of the blame for the massive blunder on the health problems of one top executive. Ina Drew, pictured right, started missing work after she contracted Lyme disease in 2010. Apparently she played a key role in

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