Mammals can use their intestines to breathe
Rodents and pigs share with certain aquatic organisms the ability to use their intestines for respiration, finds a study publishing May 14th in the journal Med. The researchers demonstrated that the delivery of oxygen gas or oxygenated liquid through the rectum provided vital rescue to two mammalian models of respiratory failure.
14 May 04:00 · EurekAlert!
Mammals can breathe through anus in emergencies
Rodents and pigs share with certain aquatic organisms the ability to use their intestines for respiration, finds a study publishing May 14th in the journal Med. The researchers demonstrated that the delivery ...
14 May 16:06 · phys.org
Pigs And Rodents Can Breathe Through Their Butts, And This Could Be a Vital Discovery
As you're sitting there, reading these words, you're probably breathing. Down the air goes, into your lungs, via the upper respiratory tract that includes your mouth and nose; up it comes again, back out the same way, after delivering its precious
14 May 00:00 · ScienceAlert
Coronavirus: Scientists create machine that helps COVID patients breathe through their bums
COVID-19 patients desperate for oxygen might soon be getting it via an unlikely orifice.
14 May 18:11 · Newshub
Mammals can use their INTESTINES to breathe: Scientists show rats and pigs can survive on oxygen fed through their rectum - and it could work on humans too
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Experts in Tokyo have demonstrated that mice, rats and pigs can take in oxygen delivered by means of a special liquid enema.
14 May 15:00 · Mail Online