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High-altitude research advances low-altitude medicine

High altitude medicine is a "natural research laboratory" for the study of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. As such, it can shed light on conditions and diseases that mimic the low oxygen content of the atmosphere ...

May 04, 2010
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If you want to lose weight, find a mountain retreat

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study has found the secret to effortless weight loss: spend some time at high altitude. Even a week on a mountain retreat can produce weight loss in sedentary people eating as much as ...

Feb 05, 2010 report
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