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Could Oxygen Make Cancer Therapy Work Better?

Researchers have been looking for years for a way to use oxygen to fight cancer. Now, they may finally have one.

A new study finds that giving high-dose oxygen may help efforts to stimulate the immune system against tumors. The study’s only been done in mice and hasn't been shown safe in people yet — but it does open some possibilities, the researchers report in the journal Science Translational Medicine.

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Growing number of people suffering burns from smoking while on oxygen: doctors

Canadian Press, February 2, 2016
The raw, red burn scars on Al Pombert's face are a warning of what can happen to someone who smokes while on oxygen therapy.

WANT TO GET FIT? RESEARCH SAYS JUST 12 MINUTES OF EXERCISE PER WEEK MAY DO THE TRICK


One of the measurements of effective exercise is increased oxygen uptake in the body and brain. Your brain requires about 20% of the oxygen you breath in. When you get more oxygen, your brain works better. Your best bet for increased oxygen? Physical exercise. Until recently, we have all commonly understood that great fitness is a product of many hours per week of rigorous training. New research may change the way we think about “effective” exercise.