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Effect of hydrogen-rich water on the CD34 expression in brain tissue of rats with brain injury

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

The main aim of this study was to observe the effect of hydrogen-rich water on the CD34 expression and angiogenesis in lesion boundary brain tissue of rats with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A total of 54 adult male Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were divided into three groups by random number table: namely sham-operated group (sham group), trauma group (TBI group), and …

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Hydrogen-rich saline for hepatectomy-induced cognitive dysfunction

In Animal studies, Liver, Nervous system by CHESS

This study aims to investigate the protective effects and underlying mechanisms of hydrogen-rich saline on the cognitive functions of elder mice with partial hepatectomy-induced postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). Ninety-six old male Kunming mice were randomly divided into 4 groups (n = 24 each): control group (group C), hydrogen-rich saline group (group H), POCD group (group P), and POCD + hydrogen-rich saline group (group PH). …

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Protective effects of hydrogen rich water on the intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury

In Animal studies, Gut by CHESS

This study aimed to investigate the protective effects of hydrogen rich water on the intestinal ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury in a rat intestinal intussusception (II) model. Ninety Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly assigned into three groups (n = 30 per group). In sham group, rats received laparotomy, and the intestine was exposed for 15 minutes without II. In I/R + saline group …

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Preadministration of hydrogen-rich water protects against sepsis

In Animal studies, Inflammation, Liver by CHESS

Despite significant advances in antibiotic therapy and intensive care, sepsis remains the most common cause of death in intensive care units. The authors previously reported that molecular hydrogen (H2) acts as a therapeutic and preventive antioxidant. Here, the authors show that preadministration of H2-dissolved water (HW) suppresses lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced endotoxin shock in mice. Drinking HW for 3 days before LPS …

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Hydrogen-rich water alleviates ethanol-induced fatty liver

In Animal studies, Liver by CHESS

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of hydrogen-rich water (HRW) treatment on prevention of ethanol (EtOH)-induced early fatty liver in mice. In vitro reduction of hydrogen peroxide by HRW was determined with a chemiluminescence system. Female mice were randomly divided into five groups: control, EtOH, EtOH + silymarin, EtOH + HRW and EtOH + silymarin + …

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Impact of molecular hydrogen on the innate immune activity and survival

In Animal studies, Inflammation by CHESS

Recently, molecular hydrogen has been reported to have a suppressive effect on inflammation in human and rodent models. The aim of this study was to evaluate the preventive effects of hydrogen-rich water (HRW) on zebrafish challenged by Aeromonas hydrophila. The authors have found an increased survival rate of bacteria-challenged zebrafish subjected to the HRW immersion treatment. Furthermore, they have revealed …

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Hydrogen-rich water decreases anxiety-related behaviors and oxidative stress

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

In Japan, the effects of reduced water, such as hydrogen-rich electrolyzed reduced water and natural reduced water, like Hita Tenryosui water®, have been examined. The purpose of the present study was to identify the role of natural reduced water in anxiety and blood biochemical analysis. Natural reduced water and distilled water were administered to rats for 180 consecutive days, and …

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Hydrogen-rich saline prevents bone loss in diabetes

In Animal studies, Metabolism by CHESS

As an antioxidant molecule, hydrogen has been received much more attention and reported to be used as the treatment strategy for various diseases. In this study, the authors hypothesize that systemic delivery of hydrogen saline water may improve the reservation of bone tissue in the tibias and femurs of osteoporotic rats caused by diabetes mellitus (DM), which is characterized by …

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Hydrogen-rich water prevents cigarette smoke-induced pulmonary emphysema

In Animal studies, Lung by CHESS

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is predominantly a cigarette smoke (CS)-triggered disease with features of chronic systemic inflammation. Oxidants derived from CS can induce DNA damage and stress-induced premature cellular senescence in the respiratory system, which play significant roles in COPD. Therefore, antioxidants should provide benefits for the treatment of COPD; however, their therapeutic potential remains limited owing to the …

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Prevention of ischemia-induced hearing loss by hydrogen-rich saline

In Animal studies, Eye / Ear by CHESS

Hydrogen-rich water, which is a potent antioxidant agent, was investigated for its protective effects against ischemic damage of the cochlea in gerbils. The animals were subjected to transient cochlear ischemia by occluding the bilateral vertebral arteries for l5min. Five milliliters of hydrogen-rich saline was then intravenously administered immediately after the insult. Saline without hydrogen was used as a control. Effects …