Decompression Sickness

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Name: Decompression Sickness
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Diver Denied Treatment For Decompression Sickness

BAY COUNTY-- A local woman, who suffered an illness common to scuba diving, is hoping the local medical community will reconsider it's current practices.Jeanne McDougall has been scuba diving for 27 years during a recent dive she suffered her first case ... [Published WJHG - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scuba Diver Plunges 1,000 Feet Into Abyss For World Record

CAIRO – An Egyptian scuba diver set a new world record Friday when he reached a depth of more than 1,000 feet — about the height of New York’s Chrysler Building. Ahmed Gabr, a retired military officer, said he felt “unbelievable” when he emerged from ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

'Exosuit' Mission to 2,000-Year-Old Antikythera Shipwreck Begins

By Megan Gannon, News EditorDate: 16 September 2014 Time: 11:47 AM ETThe high-tech Exosuit is being put to good use this month: Marine archaeologists will use the metal diving outfit to explore the famous Antikythera shipwreck off the coast of Greece ... [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Coastguard helicopter rescues diver with decompression sickness near Swanage

First published in News by Gayle McDonaldA DIVER suffering from decompression sickness was rushed to  Poole Hospital  for emergency treatment after falling ill near Swanage .The male casualty had been diving near Durlston Head when he began to ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Morrisville's Oxygen halts clinical trial, sees stock drop

Morrisville drug developer Oxygen Biotherapeutics halted a trial on its experimental drug, sending the stock down 8 percent in after-hours trading.Oxygen (Nasdaq: OXBT) was testing a drug called Oxycyte to see if it could deliver oxygen through the body ... [Published Triangle Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Shares Gyrate After Halting Mid-Stage Brain Injury Trial

September 12, 2014By Mark Terry , BioSpace.com Breaking News StaffTrading in shares in Oxygen Biotherapeutics ( OXBT ) fell lower Friday after the company announced earlier this week it is stopping its Phase IIb clinical trial early for its brain injury ... [Published BioSpace - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Delve in to the adventures of record freediver

‘The Deepest Man on Earth’ is headed to Dubai to talk about his plunge to set the world record for freediving, his near death experience on his last world record attempt and his full recovery from decompression sickness, also known as ‘the bends’ .Herbert ... [Published 7 Days Abu Dhabi - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Wilderness: Decompression Illness

Decompression illness can develop during scuba diving andoccurs in the following conditions:When gas bubbles become entrapped in the body as a result of rapid ascent After inadequate exhalation during ascent Holding your breath during scuba diving Air ... [Published eMedicine Health - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Diving legend Walter Mazzone dies at 96 | Military Times

Retired Capt. Walter Mazzone, a decorated World War II submariner who later became legend as a pioneering medical officer in deep dive experiments that captured the nations attention, died Aug. 7 in San Diego. He was 96.Mazzone was best known for his ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

What's Up Doc? Why do divers get 'the bends'?

Q: Why do divers get sick if they ascend too fast? A: Almost 10 million people in the United States SCUBA (Self Contained Underwater Breathing Aparatus) dive; there are about 1,000 injuries and 100 fatalities from this activity every year. To better understand ... [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. Navy Captain Researcher Discusses Undersea Medicine

As Regis explained, a diver breathing compressed air takes on more nitrogen underwater because the amount is greater at surface level due to the increased pressure at depth. That extra nitrogen is then taken on by the individual’s body tissues.“When a ... [Published DCMilitary Fort Detrick Standard - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Barotrauma/Decompression Sickness

Medications Follow-up Prevention Outlook Barotrauma refers to medical problems that arise from the pressure differences between areas of the body and the environment and is a particular concern for scuba divers.Certain laws of physics apply to this topic. ... [Published eMedicine Health - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

"When i came up from my dive, I immediately felt pain in my left arm and the pain didn't go away and when the pain didn't go away and actually got worse, we decided we needed to go into the emergency room" said certified diver Jeanne McDougall
...But there were magical moments for the former member of Egypt’s special forces: "A baby [white tip oceanic] shark hung out with me for six hours" he said
...Foley told Live Science back in June , when the team was preparing to observe and collect bioluminescent organisms off the coast of Rhode Island. "Our eyes light up thinking about it. It's the kind of thing that wakes you up in the middle of the night. These are artifacts that have never been seen since the time of Caesar."
...Ronald Blanck, Chairman of the Oxygen Board of Directors. "We will be considering strategic alternatives for Oxycyte moving forward.”"

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Diver Denied Treatment For Decompression Sickness [Published WJHG - Sep 21 2014]
Scuba Diver Plunges 1,000 Feet Into Abyss For W... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 19 2014]
Exosuit Helps Diving Expedition To Explore Anci... [Published UberGizmo - Sep 17 2014]
'Exosuit' Mission to 2,000-Year-Old Antikythera... [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 16 2014]
Oban lifeboat out twice already today [Published For Argyll.com - Sep 14 2014]
Updated with pictures: Busy afternoon for coast... [Published Dorset Echo - Sep 14 2014]
Coastguard helicopter rescues diver with decomp... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Sep 13 2014]
Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Shares Gyrate Afte... [Published BioSpace - Sep 12 2014]
Morrisville's Oxygen halts clinical trial, sees... [Published Triangle Business Journal - Sep 12 2014]
Merck KGaA, Oxygen Halt Development of Drug Can... [Published Genetic Engineering News - Sep 12 2014]
Oxygen Biotherapeutics Announces Halt of Oxycyt... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 11 2014]
Oxygen Biotherapeutics Announces Halt of Oxycyt... [Published RCL Advisors - Sep 11 2014]
Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen leading NASA u... [Published CTV News - Sep 09 2014]
Bering Sea Gold’ finds ‘Under the Ice: Gold fro... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 06 2014]
Delve in to the adventures of record freediver [Published 7 Days Abu Dhabi - Sep 05 2014]
Wilderness: Decompression Illness [Published eMedicine Health - Sep 03 2014]
The homes under the sea [Published BBC - Sep 03 2014]
Walter Mazzone: WWII sub officer who led Sealab... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 02 2014]
The One-Man Sub Marine Exosuit [Published New Indian Express - Sep 01 2014]
Diving legend Walter Mazzone dies at 96 | Milit... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
Diving legend Walter Mazzone dies at 96 [Published Military Times - Aug 31 2014]
Lockheed Retraces U-2 History, Evolution [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 28 2014]
What's Up Doc? Why do divers get 'the bends'? [Published Milford Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
Woman suffering from 'bends' taken to hospital [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Aug 23 2014]
U.S. Navy Captain Researcher Discusses Undersea... [Published DCMilitary Fort Detrick Standard - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. Navy Captain Researcher Discusses Undersea... [Published DCMilitary.com - Aug 22 2014]
Blog: Oil and Gas Sonic Cannons Murder Millions... [Published Malibu Times - Aug 22 2014]
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helps diabetics avoid... [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Barotrauma/Decompression Sickness [Published eMedicine Health - Aug 20 2014]
Oil and Gas Sonic Cannons Murder Millions of Se... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
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