Medical research

Hidden damage to lungs from COVID-19 revealed in new study

Research by the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, is the first in Europe to use hyperpolarised xenon gas with MRI scanning to identify the impact on lung function as patients recover ...

Cardiology

Xenon gas treatment progresses into drug development

xenon gas was studied at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Turku University Hospital, Finland, in 2009-2014 as a treatment for minimising the damage of cardiac arrest, and now it enters drug development in spring 2018. NeuroproteXeon ...

Neuroscience

Xenon exposure shown to erase traumatic memories

McLean Hospital researchers are reporting that xenon gas, used in humans for anesthesia and diagnostic imaging, has the potential to be a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other memory-related disorders.

Other

Russia sees 'nothing wrong' in athletes inhaling xenon

The use of the gas xenon to improve the performance of athletes is not banned and there would be "nothing wrong" if Russian athletes were using it, a top Russian medical official said Wednesday.

Other

Xenon gas successfully delivered to babies in ambulance

(Medical Xpress)—Two babies at risk of brain injury following a lack of oxygen at birth have received xenon gas and cooling therapy while being transferred from one hospital to another in a specially equipped ambulance.

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