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The Carbon Monoxide Safety Association looks forward to medical research conducted on Carbon Monoxide in the human body. This is all ground breaking stuff. It wasn’t that long ago that the most you heard about carbon monoxide was that it became deadly at 400 PPM when a healthy adult was exposed for a few hours at this concentration.

The following list will be updated as new research is revealed.

Effects of acute hypoventilation and hyperventilation on exhaled carbon ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
High levels of exhaled carbon monoxide (eCO) are a marker of airway or lung inflammation. We investigated whether hypo- or hyperventilation can affect ...

Chronic carbon monoxide exposure believed to damage fetal brain cells
HealthJockey.com - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
A novel study has revealed that constant exposure to minimum levels of carbon monoxide during pregnancy may cause harm to the brain cells of the fetus....

Carbon Monoxide, Although Toxic, Prevents Clotting In Mice
Science Daily (press release) - USA
Carbon monoxide poisoning is extremely toxic; exposure prevents oxygen delivery to body tissues and is often fatal. However, inflamed or injured tissues...

Deadly Gas Treats Disease
Ivanhoe - Winter Park , FL
Carbon monoxide inhalation can lead to brain damage or death. But in a recent study, researchers report inhaling very low doses of the gas reversed...

DDW: Bad Air Linked to Non-Specific Abdominal Pain
MedPage Today - Little Falls, NJ
Rates of emergency department visits for abdominal pain with no specific cause increased by up to 10% on days with high levels of carbon monoxide,...

Even a little smoking can do great harm
Denver Post - Denver , CO
Tobacco smoke contains more than 4000 chemicals, including ammonia, a lung irritant; carbon monoxide, which reduces blood- oxygen levels; methanol, ...

Carbon monoxide victims may need longer-term care
Salt Lake Tribune -
After her diagnosis of carbon monoxide poisoning, doctors assured her "there wouldn't be any long-term effects," she said. But eight years later, ...

Personal Health Oxygen Therapy Is Valuable, Sometimes
New York Times - United States
“Data are conflicting, particularly on carbon monoxide poisoning, crush injuries and some soft tissue infections. Some trials demonstrate benefit while ...

Hemorrhagic cerebral infarction in carbon monoxide poisoning: a ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - New York , NY , USA
Introduction Almost every known central neurological syndrome has been reported as a complication of carbon monoxide poisoning. ...

Acute carbon monoxide poisoning with severe cardiopulmonary ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - New York , NY , USA
Case presentation This paper describes carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in a 15-year-old child who suffered from severe cardiopulmonary compromise without ...

Number of CO poisonings increases with cold weather
KSL-TV - Salt Lake City , UT , USA
By Randall Jeppesen With the bitter cold temperatures creeping in, some local doctors say we're seeing an epidemic of carbon monoxide poisonings. ...

Nonfatal, Unintentional, Non–Fire-Related Carbon Monoxide ...
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription) - Chicago , IL , USA
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, nonirritating gas that is produced through the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. ...

Carbon Monoxide Levels May Pinpoint Sleep Apnea Severity
DG News - USA
NORTHBROOK, Ill -- November 12, 2008 -- Carbon monoxide (CO) levels in a patient's blood may determine the severity of a patient's obstructive sleep apnea ...

Non-invasive Screening for CO and MET
FireRescue1 - San Francisco , CA , USA
by Mike McEvoy AP Photo/Toby Talbot The detection of carbon monoxide poisoning is becoming increasingly important to pre-hospital providers. ...

Alfama, hemoCORM merge, study carbon-monoxide research
Mass High Tech - MA, USA
Both hemoCORM’s and Alfama’s research teams made near-simultaneous discoveries that carbon-monoxide-based treatments can be effective when administered ...

Does carbon monoxide treatment alter cytokine levels after ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - New York , NY , USA
Carbon monoxide (CO) has recently been suggested to have anti-inflammatory properties, but data seem to be contradictory and species-specific. ...

Health Chat
Mmegi Online - Gaberones, Botswana
Carbon monoxide joins haemoglobin in blood cells, making them less able to carry oxygen to the heart and all other parts of the body. ...

Carbon Monoxide May Reduce Skeletal Muscle Injuries, Mouse Study ...
Science Daily (press release) - USA
10, 2008) — Inhalation of carbon monoxide (CO) can reduce skeletal muscle injury after the following limb peripheral vascular disease (ischemia), ...