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Interval hypoxic training improves autonomic cardiovascular and respiratory control in patients with mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

by Haider, Thomas; Casucci, Gaia; Linser, Tobias; Faulhaber, Martin; Gatterer, Hannes; Ott, Guenter; Linser, Armin; Ehrenbourg, Igor; Tkatchouk, Elena; Burtscher, Martin; Bernardi, Luciano Abstract Objectives: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with cardiac autonomic nervous system dysregulation. This study … Continue reading

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Physiology (Bethesda). 2009 Apr Regulation of oxygen homeostasis by hypoxia-inducible factor 1.

Semenza GL. Regulation of oxygen homeostasis by hypoxia-inducible factor 1. Hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) is a transcription factor that regulates oxygen homeostasis and plays key roles in development, physiology, and disease. HIF-1 activity is induced in response to continuous hypoxia, … Continue reading

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High altitude for health

Rosalba Courtney wrote: Athletes have known for many years of the benefits of altitude adaptation in enhancing performance. Using the principle of ‘train high and live low’, they have been able to perform better at sea level when their bodies … Continue reading

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