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April 30th, 2012

Physical Challenges On Everest

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Tags: altitude research, altitude sickness, heart disease, Mayo Clinic, Mount Everest, National Geographic, physiology, The North Face


April 30th, 2012

Dispatch from the Field (4-30-12)

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From Joel Streed, Mayo Clinic News Network Nobody ever expected this expedition to be easy.  Conducting medical research near the top of the worlds highest point certainly creates challenges.  Mother nature is one of those obstacles that the team is having to overcome.  The extreme temperatures are playing games with both equipment and the researchers.  […]

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Tags: altitude research, altitude sickness, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic research, Mount Everest, mountain climbing, National Geographic, The North Face


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