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March 21st, 2012

Mayo Clinic Studies Climbers on Everest to Help Heart Patients at Home

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It’s a natural laboratory for studying heart disease, lung problems, muscle loss, sleeping disorders and new medical technologies. It’s also the highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest’s extreme altitude puts climbers under the same conditions experienced by patients suffering from heart disease, obesity or advanced age. To take advantage of that, Mayo Clinic researchers […]

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Tags: altitude research, altitude sickness, extreme athletes, extreme medicine, heart disease, Mayo Clinic, Mount Everest, National Geographic, physiology, pulmonary edema, sleep disorders


March 17th, 2012

Mayo Clinic Heading to Mount Everest

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Mayo Clinic will be sending five scientists to monitor a team of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest this spring. The goal is to learn more about the physiology of humans at high altitude in order to help patients with heart conditions and other ailments. Mayo’s team is headed by Bruce Johnson, Ph.D., a veteran […]

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Tags: altitude research, altitude sickness, cardiology, Mayo, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic News Network, Mayo Clinic research, Mount Everest, National Geographic, physiology, pulmonary edema, remote monitoring


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