Home > Take A Deep Breath: New Device Can Help You Breathe Out The Booze

Take A Deep Breath: New Device Can Help You Breathe Out The Booze


Canadian scientists say they’ve found a new way to treat potentially life-threatening alcohol intoxication. Gizmodo reports a new device allows people to hyperventilate safely, and thus literally breathe the alcohol out of their system. In a small pilot study using healthy volunteers, the device was found to speed up the clearance of alcohol from three times faster than the body would normally do. The patient is outfitted with a gas mask, which connects to a supply of oxygen and carbon dioxide. The mixture of gases causes hyperventilation. The device then feeds the user back enough carbon dioxide that the body doesn’t involuntarily trigger fainting.

Added on the 12/11/2020 19:10:58 - Copyright : Wochit

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • 'One Breath Around The World': Freediver Guillaume Néry takes us on a deep water journey

    Guillaume Néry can hold his breath underwater for more than seven minutes, dive more than 126 meters without air and has made it a habit of running on ocean floors around the world. He is a professional freediver, meaning he dives without breathing apparatus. Néry tells us more about his passion and his latest short film, "One Breath Around The World", a project he undertook with his wife Julie Gautier, also a freediver. The film features Néry swimming with sperm whales in Mauritius.

    02/04/2019 - France 24 EN
  • Take a deep breath: pot comes to yoga class

    Combining cannabis and yoga: it's the newest trend in Colorado, the first US state to legalize the recreational use of the drug, and the leader in a growing nationwide push for the legalization of marijuana. Duration: 01:52

    24/08/2014 - AFP EN
  • Support: Marine Device Software Updates

    Learn how to update the software on your Garmin marine device. To install Garmin Express, see https://youtu.be/6mWQpL5Bvnc For more help, visit http://support.garmin.com

    25/02/2021 - Garmin
  • Dutch ice skaters take advantage of frozen canals and lakes amid northern Europe's deep freeze

    Dozens of skaters took to the frozen surface of Amsterdam's historic Prinsengracht canal on Saturday, as the deep freeze gripping Europe allowed skating on a small section of the canal for the first time since 2018.

    13/02/2021 - Euronews EN
  • Snowstorm in Europe: Deep winter freeze gripping the old continent

    In most of Western Europe, temperatures plunged to their lowest so far this winter as a weather system forecasters have widely dubbed the "Beast from the East" sent temperatures well below zero. The weather is set to remain frigid in the coming days across the continent.

    10/02/2021 - France 24 EN
  • La solution pour sauver nos océans ? Les Aires Marines Protégées

    Les Aires Marines Protégées oeuvrent pour la nature dans le temps. Il est donc nécessaire de les multiplier pour sauver notre planète.

    17/10/2018 - Nice Matin - RSE