Decompression Sickness

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Name: Decompression Sickness
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

The One-Man Sub Marine Exosuit

An ExoSuit weighing 240 kilograms, that has been designed by Nuytco  Reserach Company and run trials at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Massachusetts will go deep into the ocean for a 30-day expedition to the Antikythera shipwreck in ... [Published New Indian Express - 14 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 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 - 23 hours ago]
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 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Woman suffering from 'bends' taken to hospital

]]>By Star-Advertiser staffPOSTED: 03:45 p.m. HST, Aug 22, 2014LAST UPDATED: 03:45 p.m. HST, Aug 22, 2014A 62-year-old woman was transported to a hospital in serious condition Friday morning after apparently suffering from the "bends," according to ... [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Aug 23 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]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Diver taken to Mass General after losing consciousness off Marshfield

MARSHFIELD - A 68-year-old man was taken by medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital on Tuesday after he lost consciousness while resurfacing from a 100-foot dive.Marshfield Deputy Fire Chief William Hocking said the man was resurfacing from ... [Published Patriot Ledger - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Diver airlifted to hospital

A diver has been airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after suffering symptoms of decompression sickness. The 50-year-old woman had been diving from a vessel named Valkyrie just north of Lerwick harbour. The alarm was raised around 2.45pm when Shetland ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Aquarium heaters, bar stools recalled this week

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — From electrical shock to decompression sickness to just plain falling on your rear end, a number of products were recalled this week that pose risks to you and your family.Top Fin Plastic Aquarium HeaterMore than 33,000 PetSmart ... [Published WPRI - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Naval Base Guam dive locker provides recompression treatment for community

SANTA RITA, Guam -- On June 14, when 68-year-old retired U.S. Navy Sailor Chuck Bressie was diagnosed with severe type II decompression sickness, U.S. Naval Base Guam’s (NBG) Dive Locker activated their emergency chamber team to treat him.“I was just ... [Published Norfolk Navy Flagship - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Johnson Outdoors recalling dive computers in U.S.

Aug 5 (Reuters) - Johnson Outdoors Diving isrecalling wristwatch-style dive computers because they can leakand stop working, creating a risk to divers, the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission said on Tuesday.The El Cajon, California, company is recalling ... [Published Reuters - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Busy weekend for coastguard

COASTGUARDS were kept busy as thousands of people took to the water over the hot and sunny weekend.A diver suffering from decompression sickness was airlifted from a dive boat off Durlston Head in Swanage Bay and taken to a Recompression Chamber for treatment ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Jul 28 2014]

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The One-Man Sub Marine Exosuit [Published New Indian Express - 14 hours ago]
Diving legend Walter Mazzone dies at 96 | Milit... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
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]
Diver taken to Mass General after losing consci... [Published Patriot Ledger - Aug 12 2014]
Recall roundup: Television, bar stools [Published Morris County Daily Record - Aug 12 2014]
Diver airlifted to hospital [Published Press and Journal - Aug 10 2014]
Aquarium heaters, bar stools recalled this week [Published WPRI - Aug 08 2014]
Recalls this week include televisions, bar stoo... [Published INO.com - Aug 08 2014]
Naval Base Guam dive locker provides recompress... [Published Norfolk Navy Flagship - Aug 07 2014]
Johnson Outdoors Diving Inc. recalls Scubapro A... [Published Health Canada - Aug 05 2014]
Johnson Outdoors recalling dive computers in U.S. [Published Reuters - Aug 05 2014]
Los Gatos: Ultimate fighter gets a breath of fr... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 05 2014]
4th SOS Air Commando to compete in Warrior Games [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Aug 01 2014]
Quacks and Consequences [Published About - Aug 01 2014]
Naval Base Guam Dive Locker Provides Recompress... [Published Pacific News Center - Jul 31 2014]
Artwork Is Therapy For Artists And Viewers [Published MidWeek - Jul 30 2014]
Oxygen Biotherapeutics Announces Fiscal Year 20... [Published Nasdaq - Jul 29 2014]
Danish diver killed in diving accident in Norway [Published Copenhagen Post - Jul 29 2014]
Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital adds a seco... [Published Tribune Newspapers - Jul 29 2014]
Sound Off [Published Daily Local News - Jul 28 2014]
COASTGUARD REPORT: Coatguards respond to 11 sep... [Published Dorset Echo - Jul 28 2014]
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[tt] NS 2972: Wearable submarine to hunt for 20... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 13 2014]
NS 2972: Wearable submarine to hunt for 2000-year-old computer http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229724.300-wearable-submarine-to-hunt-for-2000yearold-computer.html * 04 June 2014 by Mark HarrisLike an underwater Iron Man, a diver will fly around ...
What Happens To A Human Who Spends A Month Unde... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jun 10 2014]
Outside AquariusBrian Lam On June 1st, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, swam down to the last existing undersea habitat research lab in the world, Aquarius, in the Florida Keys. He'll live there for 31 days, which is a day longer than ...
Underwater Iron Man hunts the Antikythera Mecha... [Published Nerdcore - Jun 05 2014]
Wissenschaftler haben eine Mischung aus U-Boot und Taucheranzug entwickelt, ein Unterwasser-Exoskeleton namens Exosuit . Das Teil ist eigentlich für den Einsatz in New Yorks Kackwasser-Verarbeitungsanlage vorgesehen, vorher wollen sie damit aber ...
FDA: Beware of False or Misleading Claims for T... [Published Left Brain/Right Brain - May 02 2014]
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the U.S. has issued a statement: Beware of False or Misleading Claims for Treating Autism. The statement is copied below. I applaud the FDA for taking this move. At same time, while this statement is encouraging: ...
Ferry Tragedy Could Overshadow Obama’s South Ko... [Published TIME.com - Apr 25 2014]
The tragedy of the sunken ferry Sewol could eclipse topics otherwise expected to top the agenda during U.S. President Barack Obama’s state visit to South Korea. The White House has stated that Obama will not change his schedule, and he is still expected ...
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