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ICU Management

Sherpas Have Superhuman Energy Efficiency

2017 29 May

New research suggests that Sherpas are superhuman mountain climbers and are extremely efficient at producing energy to power their bodies even when oxygen is scarce. Findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). These findings could enable scientists to develop new ways to treat hypoxia in patients. A large... Read more