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Table 1 Effects of exposure to mild hyperbaric oxygen reported in previous studies

From: Mild hyperbaric oxygen: mechanisms and effects

  Species Effects References
Metabolic syndrome SHR/NDmcr-cp rat Inhibition of metabolic syndrome [3]
Type 2 diabetes GK rat Inhibition of type 2 diabetes [4, 36, 37]
OLETF rat Inhibition of type 2 diabetes [38]
GK rat Improvement of type 2 diabetes [39]
Diabetes-induced cataracts Repeated inbreeding of diabetic mouse Inhibition of cataracts [46]
Hypertension SHR Inhibition of hypertension [5]
Arthritis Collagen-induced DA rat Inhibition of arthritis [19]
Parkinson’s disease MTPT-injected C57BL/6JJmsSlc mouse Inhibition of decrease in dopaminergic neuron [86]
Pigmentation Male subject irradiated with UVB Melanin pigmentation turns light [62]
Female subject Senile spot size becomes small [62]
Proliferation Aged hairless (Hos, HR-1) mouse Improvement of proliferative activity of epidermal basal cell [60]
Metabolism Human Decrease in SpO2, increase in resting HR and energy expenditure [20]
Skeletal muscle fiber Wistar rat Increase in oxidative capacity [63, 64]
Wistar rat Inhibition of atrophy [83]
Aged ICR mouse Improvement of oxidative capacity [69]
Spinal motoneuron Wistar rat Increase in oxidative capacity [63, 64]
GK rat Improvement of oxidative capacity [44]
Infertility Woman with intractable infertility Improvement of the outcome of in vitro fertilization [96]
  1. SHR spontaneously hypertensive rat, GK Goto-Kakizaki, OLETF Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty, DA dark Agouti, UVB ultraviolet B, ICR Institute of Cancer Research, MPTP 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine hydrochloride, SpO2 peripheral oxygen saturation, HR heart rate