An innovative water treatment solution developed by scientists in New York could reduce hypothermic deaths by nearly half, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
The study, which used data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), was published this week.
In its findings, the team concluded that a new treatment developed by the team at Columbia University in New Columbia, New York, and others, based on the idea of an electrolyte-based “super electrolyte”, could prevent the deaths of about one-third of those who die from hypoxic-ischemic heart failure.
In hypothermics, a sudden drop in body temperature can lead to the loss of vital organs, including the heart and kidneys, which can lead either to death or cardiac arrest.
Hypothermia kills as many as 20,000 people a year in the US.
It is the third leading cause of death in adults, after heart disease and cancer.
“The cost-effectiveness of our approach has been really impressive,” said lead author Christopher S. Schindler, an assistant professor of engineering at Columbia’s School of Engineering.
“It is cost-effective, but also the ability to make a significant impact in terms of reducing the number and severity of hypotherms, which we think is important.”
The researchers developed a prototype electrolyte for use in wastewater treatment systems.
The process uses a process that uses water from wastewater to make chemicals that can neutralise the electrolyte in the wastewater.
This process also helps to make the wastewater safer for people living near water treatment plants.
In the process, the chemical compounds are added to wastewater and mixed with chemicals to form the electrolytes.
The chemical compounds neutralise, or remove the excess acid from, the wastewater that would otherwise form on the surface of the wastewater treatment plant.
A more complex electrolyte would be needed to produce the solution.
However, the scientists demonstrated that this solution could be applied to a wide range of wastewater treatments that have been shown to reduce hypoxic deaths, including those that use wastewater treatment plants, such as those at the Port of Long Beach, California.
The scientists were able to produce solutions that are as effective as or better than the standard water treatment solutions, which are usually used in the treatment of wastewater from municipal water treatment facilities.
In a similar study conducted in the United Kingdom, the researchers found that a system using an electrolyze-based treatment method, which uses electrolytes in the water that has been purified by reverse osmosis, could reduce deaths by more than half.
The new study is the latest in a series of research papers that have found that electrolyte solutions are effective at reducing hypothermal deaths.
In some of these studies, the electrolytic solution also reduced the deaths from COVID-19, a viral disease caused by the coronavirus, or other coronaviruses.
The team, however, also discovered that the solution could reduce death from other coronovirus-related coronaviral complications, such atrial fibrillation, which occurs when the heart does not pump blood to the lungs.
“In our paper, we found that these results hold for a range of coronavirinuses, but we didn’t know why,” Schindlers said.
“We think the answer is that electrolytes act as a catalyst that catalyzes the formation of the electrolymic bonds, which allows for the formation and stability of the bond between the two water molecules.
This provides a way to get rid of toxic waste from the treatment plant and allow for the removal of toxic wastes from the water supply.”
The study has been published in Nature Climate Climate Change, a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the environment and health.
“There is a lot of interest in this electrolyte because it is the first of its kind, but there is so much research to do before we can make a commercial product,” said study co-author Dr Paul J. Ciminelli, a PhD candidate in chemistry at Columbia.
We’re really excited about this.” “
So, we’re not quite there yet, but this is a significant step forward.
We’re really excited about this.”
The research was funded by the US Department of Energy, the US National Science Foundation, the EPA, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Rockefeller Foundation and the American Heart Association.
For more information about the study, visit the Columbia University School of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (SEAS) news website.
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