Monday, March 31, 2008

Sewer Gas induces suspended animation

According to a Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School, hydrogen sulphide gas, when adminstered to mice in small, controlled doses, within minutes produces what appears to be totally reversible metabolic suppression. The gas could lower body temperature and metabolic rate and also improve survival of mice whose oxygen supply had been restricted.

It may be that use of intravaneous drugs to deliver hydrogen sulfide is necessary for humans.

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