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Cardioprotective effect of hydrogen-rich saline on myocardial infarction

In Animal studies, Cardiovascular by CHESS

Infusion with hydrogen gas-saturated saline has recently been reported to exert antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity that may protect against organ damage induced by oxidative stress. Therefore because oxidative stress plays a significant role in the pathophysiology of myocardial infarction (MI), the aim of this study was to investigate whether hydrogen-rich saline has cardioprotective effects against isoproterenol-induced MI in rats. An …

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Hydrogen-rich saline promotes recovery after acute spinal cord injury

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Hydrogen can relieve tissue-damaging oxidative stress, inflammation and apoptosis. Injection of hydrogen-rich saline is an effective method for transporting molecular hydrogen. The authors hypothesized that hydrogen-rich saline would promote the repair of spinal cord injury induced by Allen’s method in rats. At 0.5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 12 and 24 hours after injury, then once daily for 2 weeks, 0.25 …

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Effects of hydrogen-rich saline on Akt/GSK3β signaling pathways and cardiac function

In Animal studies, Cardiovascular by CHESS

This study explored the effects of hydrogen-rich saline on Akt/GSK3β signaling pathways and cardiac function during myocardial ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) in rats. A total of 150 healthy male Sprague-Dawley rats were selected and divided randomly into 5 groups of normal control (I), sham operation (II), myocardial ischemia-reperfusion (III), hydrogen-rich saline (IV) and normal saline group (V) (n = 30 each). Group …

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Hydrogen improves hepatic function in cirrhosis

In Animal studies, Liver by CHESS

In cirrhosis, increased oxidative stress leads to systemic and splanchnic hyperdynamic circulation, splanchnic angiogenesis, portosystemic collateral formation, hepatic endothelial dysfunction, increased intrahepatic resistance and the subsequent portal hypertension. Like N-acetylcysteine, hydrogen-rich saline is a new documented antioxidant with the potential to treat the complications of liver diseases. In this study, hemodynamics, splanchnic angiogenesis and hepatic endothelial dysfunction were measured in …