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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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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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Neuroprotective potential of molecular hydrogen against perinatal brain injury

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Exposure to inflammation in utero is related to perinatal brain injury, which is itself associated with high rates of long-term morbidity and mortality in children. Novel therapeutic interventions during the perinatal period are required to prevent inflammation, but its pathogenesis is incompletely understood. Activated microglia are known to play a central role in brain injury by producing a variety of …

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Neuroprotective effect of hydrogen gas on brain injury

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Hydrogen gas is widely considered to be a novel antioxidant. It has been demonstrated that inhalation of hydrogen gas reduced ischemic cerebral injury in several investigations. However, it remains unclear whether the neuroprotective effect of hydrogen gas is reproducible in a rat transient forebrain ischemia model. The current study was conducted to evaluate the effect of hydrogen gas on histological …

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Hydrogen does not exert neuroprotective effects after intracerebral hemorrhage

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Increasing evidence suggests that reactive oxygen species damage the blood-brain barrier and increase brain edema after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Recently, strong clinical and experimental evidence has shown that hydrogen has potent protective cellular effects in various diseases. However, the effect of hydrogen on ICH remains unclear. The present study investigates whether hydrogen has neuroprotective effects and improves functional outcome in …

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Inhalation of hydrogen ameliorates cerebral ischemia-reperfusion injury

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Hydrogen is a kind of noble gas with the character to selectively neutralize reactive oxygen species. Former researches proved that low-concentration of hydrogen can be used to ameliorating cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury. Hydrogen electrolyzed from water has a hydrogen concentration of 66.7%, which is much higher than that used in previous studies. And water electrolysis is a potential new hydrogen resource …

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Hydrogen-rich water attenuates brain damage and inflammation after traumatic brain injury

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Inflammation and oxidative stress are the two major causes of apoptosis after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Most previous studies of the neuroprotective effects of hydrogen-rich water on TBI primarily focused on antioxidant effects. The present study investigated whether hydrogen-rich water (HRW) could attenuate brain damage and inflammation after traumatic brain injury in rats. A TBI model was induced using a …

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Beneficial effects of hydrogen-rich water on depressive-like behavior

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Emerging evidence suggests that neuroinflammation and oxidative stress may be major contributors to major depressive disorder (MDD). Patients or animal models of depression show significant increase of proinflammatory cytokine interleukin-1β (IL-1β) and oxidative stress biomarkers in the periphery or central nervous system (CNS). Recent studies show that hydrogen selectively reduces cytotoxic oxygen radicals, and hydrogen-rich saline potentially suppresses the production …

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Hydrogen-rich water improves neurological function in autoimmune encephalomyelitis

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS). The high costs, inconvenient administration, and side effects of current Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs often lead to poor adherence to the long-term treatment of MS. Molecular hydrogen (H2) has been reported to exhibit anti-oxidant, anti-apoptotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy, and anti-cancer effects. In the present …

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Effects of hydrogen on depressive-like behavior

In Animal studies, Nervous system by CHESS

Emerging evidence suggests that neuroinflammation and oxidative stress may be major contributors to major depressive disorder (MDD). Patients or animal models of depression show significant increase of proinflammatory cytokine interleukin-1β (IL-1β) and oxidative stress biomarkers in the periphery or central nervous system (CNS). Recent studies show that hydrogen selectively reduces cytotoxic oxygen radicals, and hydrogen-rich saline potentially suppresses the production …