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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 ...

Medical: Celiac disease...carbon monoxide ... texting ills
Scripps News - Washington, DC
Another recent study, done at UCLA on rats, suggests that even a little bit of carbon monoxide in today's tightly sealed homes can have dangerous ...

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...

Impact of air pollution on sports performance
Standard - Nairobi , Kenya
Primary pollutants include carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, lead, nitrogen dioxide, benzene, and particles such as dust and smoke....

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,...

Tuberculosis is forgotten, but not gone
Journal Times - Racine , WI
In research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry last year, Steyn and his colleagues wrote that carbon monoxide and nitric oxide can signal the

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 ...

Carbon monoxide gas might protect brain from stroke
Johns Hopkins News-Letter - Baltimore , MD , USA
By Lindsey Hutzler Surprising results from the School of Medicine suggest that carbon monoxide, in tiny doses, might actually protect the brain - contrary ...

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 ...

Medical Miracle: Woman Survives Severe Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
KSPR - Springfield , MO , USA
By KSPR News In KSPR's first Medical Miracle Report, doctors explain how they brought a woman back from the brink of carbon monoxide poisoning. ...

Carbon monoxide–saturated preservation solution protects lung ...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Objectives: In previous work we have demonstrated that delivery of low concentrations (250 PPM) of carbon monoxide by means of inhalation to donors, ...

Children May Be More Affected By Second-Hand Smoke Than Adults
Newswise (press release) - USA
Newswise — A study presented at this year’s Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists provides evidence that the carbon monoxide levels of ...

Hydrogen Cyanide Poisoning from Inhalation of Smoke Produced in Fires
By Hakeem Alexander
Much warning has been given on the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning resulting from fires. But there is another danger to firefighters and victims in structural fires which is less recognized, and that is acute cyanide poisoning. ...

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. ...

5 Reasons to Quit Smoking NOW
Divine - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Within eight hours of not having smoked, carbon monoxide levels decrease, and the oxygen levels in your blood increase. After having quit for two days, ...

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), ...

Carbon Monoxide Could Aid in Cardiopulmonary Bypass Patients
Associated Content - Denver, CO, USA
The carbon monoxide is said to have beneficial effects (promote cell survival, and inflammation reduction) in lung surgical patients. ...