Navigation Links
Carp May Solve the Problem Related To Anoxia Related Diseases in Humans

Humans cannot hold our breath for a long time as oxygen is essential to keep us going. Scientists at the University of Oslo have recently discovered// how the Crucian Carp, a close relative of the goldfish, is able to live for months without oxygen.

This discovery is of great interest as it helps us to probe into their world which is sans oxygen. The researchers hope that this understanding of how some animals cope with a lack of oxygen might give clues to how to solve this problem in humans. Anoxia meaning lack of oxygen tops the lists of the major causes of death in the industrialized world.

Here is an increase in the death rates among people who die of lack of oxygen. But here this problem was solved by Mother Nature over a million years ago. Anoxic survival is something that medical science has struggled to understand over the past few decades.

But with limited success as we still have not understood the basic mechanism behind the process of survival without oxygen. Professor G?ran Nilsson who is the lead author of this study and his team will be presenting his latest results at the Annual Meeting for the Society for Experimental Biology. The researchers have found that this extraordinary fish can change the structure of its gills to avoid becoming anoxic.

In addition to this its blood has a much higher affinity for oxygen than any other vertebrate, and it makes tranquilizers and produces alcohol when oxygen supplies are limited. These mechanisms allow the fish to survive for days or even months without oxygen depending on the temperature at the same time maintaining physical activity. Further research has to be done on how this can be of use to the human community.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Cholesterol Mystery Solved By Nobel Laureates
2. Mystery Of The Placebo Effect, Yet To Be Solved
3. Genetic Therapy Could Solve Parkinson’s Puzzl
4. Dry Earwax Mystery Solved: Ear Wax Gene Identified
5. Double Kidney Transplants to Solve Organ Donor Shortage
6. Gender Question Solved
7. Exposure To Solvents May Harm Pregnant Women And Newborns
8. Surgical Intervention to Solve Obesity and Related Problems
9. Discovery Of New Molecule Could Solve Cancer Spread Mystery
10. Study Of Twins May Solve Aging Questions
11. Structure of Iron Regulatory Protein-RNA Complex Solved
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... On May 24, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) ... House on May 4, would result in 23 million Americans losing their health insurance ... 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). , “It is clear from ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... ... Rob Lowe acts as host and helps educate and inform the public ... American. Viewers can reconnect with America as it explores some of the best places ... looked for an inventive new place for a family vacation, and have discovered hiking. ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Centennial-based BluSky Restoration Contractors announced that ... Annual Clays for Kids fundraiser, to be held Friday, Sept. 22, at Kiowa ... part of BluSky’s partnership with The Adoption Exchange, BluSky will also share sponsorship ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Last ... Mary Ellen, hospital employees, and town officials to celebrate the grand opening of ... developed by Rendina as part of its ongoing relationship with RWJBarnabas Health, New ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... NucleusHealth ™, advancing clinical practice ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Nucleus.io ... for medical image management. At the core is patented streaming technology that provides ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2017)... , May 4, 2017  Fortuna Fix Inc. (" Fortuna ... be the first to eliminate the need for embryonic and ... to treat neurodegenerative diseases. Fortuna announced ... Professor Michael Fehlings , MD, PhD; Father Kevin ... MD, MPH; and Professor James Giordano , PhD. ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global ... solutions, today announced that it is teaming up with ... Limited to lower diabetes healthcare costs in ... which is available throughout all provinces and territories in ... eligible for additional savings when shopping for Dario supplies ...
(Date:5/3/2017)... ROCKVILLE, Md. , May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... revenue growth of nine percent next year and ... solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell (HSCT) or ... and donor. Molecular testing technologies are well-suited for this ... healthcare-only market research publisher Kalorama Information. The various ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: