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Hydrogen-rich saline regulates intestinal barrier dysfunction, dysbiosis and bacterial translocation in sepsis.

In Animal studies, Gut by CHESS

Bacterial translocation is a major cause of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in critical illness, and its management is an important therapeutic strategy. In this study, the authors focused on the key factors responsible for bacterial translocation including the intestinal microbiome and investigated the impact of molecular hydrogen therapy as a countermeasure against bacterial translocation in a murine model of sepsis. …

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Hydrogen protects against small-scale liver ischemia-reperfusion injury

In Animal studies, Liver by CHESS

This study investigated the role of hydrogen-rich saline (HRS) on the endoplasmic reticulum stress (ERS) pathway and the effect of HRS on tissue injury in small Bama pig model of hepatic ischemia-reperfusion combined with partial hepatectomy. Eighteen healthy Bama miniature pigs were randomly divided equally into three groups: Sham, IRI, and HRS. Laparoscopic technique was employed to establish the model …

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Prevention of hearing loss by intravenous administration of 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 15min. Five milliliters of hydrogen-rich saline was then intravenously administered immediately after the insult. Saline without hydrogen was used as a control. Effects …

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Hydrogen-rich water ameliorates total body irradiation-induced hematopoietic stem cell injury

In Animal studies, In vitro studies, Other studies by CHESS

The authors examined whether consumption of hydrogen-rich water (HW) could ameliorate hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) injury in mice with total body irradiation (TBI). The results indicated that HW alleviated TBI-induced HSC injury with respect to cell number alteration and to the self-renewal and differentiation of HSCs. HW specifically decreased hydroxyl radical (∙OH) levels in the c-kit+ cells of 4 Gy irradiated …

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Preventive effects of drinking hydrogen-rich water on gingival oxidative stress and alveolar bone resorption

In Animal studies, Other studies by CHESS

Obesity induces gingival oxidative stress, which is involved in the progression of alveolar bone resorption. The antioxidant effect of hydrogen-rich water may attenuate gingival oxidative stress and prevent alveolar bone resorption in cases of obesity. The authors examined whether hydrogen-rich water could suppress gingival oxidative stress and alveolar bone resorption in obese rats fed a high-fat diet. Male Fischer 344 …

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Hydrogen-rich water protects against inflammatory bowel disease

In Animal studies, Inflammation, Other studies by CHESS

The aim of this stuyd was to investigate the therapeutic effect of hydrogen-rich water (HRW) on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and to explore the potential mechanisms involved. Male mice were randomly divided into the following four groups: control group, in which the mice received equivalent volumes of normal saline (NS) intraperitoneally (ip); dextran sulfate sodium (DSS) group, in which the …

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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 …