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Safe and effective, therapeutic Carbon Monoxide delivery

Published in the June edition of  Science Translational Medicine,  Dr James Byrne reveals a save and effective method for treating inflammatory disease using gas entrapped foam. 

The technology developed by researchers from the UI, MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, University of Iowa, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center resembles a whipping siphon, a type of kitchen tool that uses pressurized gas to create whipped cream, foams, and infusions. By using a variety of edible food additives, the scientists created stable carbon monoxide-containing foams, gels, and solid materials, similar to Pop Rocks, that allow controlled release of the gas. Although the foams were delivered rectally in the study, these substances could also be ingested orally. Read more about the nature of the research here, and view the publication here.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022