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Season Greetings

22nd Dec 2016 // Wishing you all a very Merry Yakmas! Full article>

Xtreme Everest December Newsletter

20th Dec 2016 // The Xtreme Everest December newsletter is now available to download. Full article>

Xtreme Archive - Five daredevils who helped science

14th Dec 2016 // Dr Dan Martin is showcased alongside Yuri Gagarin and Scott of the Antarctic! Full article>

Can insights into human adaptation to severe environments be applied to the CCU?

6th Dec 2016 // Dr Dan Martin and Dr Helen McKenna have teamed up again, this time to write an article about Surviving Physiological Stress. Full article>

Mark Wilson is flying high after wining Air Ambulance Doctor of the Year

25th Nov 2016 // Congratulations to Xtreme Everest's Mark Wilson who was recently named Air Ambulance Doctor of the Year at the annual Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence 2016. Full article>

Reindeer VS Yak - The Christmas Battle

6th Dec 2016 // Which heavy weight is better at assisting Father Christmas in his one important job of the year? Full article>

Glittering Horizon

24th Nov 2016 // A new book (due in 2017) tells the story of Xtreme Everest from a trekkers viewpoint Full article>

BOOKING NOW: KnO2wledge 10

25th Oct 2016 // Tickets can now be purchased for the KnO2wledge 10 conference taking place on the 23 and 24 of May 2017. Full article>

Xtreme Archive: The Mountain Song Top 20

25th Oct 2016 // It's 27 March 2007, and the team at Kathmandu are making lists and singing sons as they come up with the ultimate Top 20 song list of mountain songs. Full article>

Xtreme Everest launches Tenth Anniversary Cohort Study

25th Oct 2016 // As part of the ten year celebration of Xtreme Everest, the team will be inviting back research subjects of the 2007 Caudwell Xtreme Everest research project to take part in a special cohort study. Full article>

In conversation with…Thomas Frederic Hornbein

24th Oct 2016 // Dr Ned Gilbert-Kawai speaks with Thomas Frederic Hornbein for his final piece Full article>

Xtreme Everest release findings of Bedford School study

29th Sep 2016 // Entitled Effects of dietary nitrate supplementation on symptoms of acute mountain sickness and basic physiological responses in a group of male adolescents during ascent to Mount Everest Base Camp the paper looks at the study of forty-one healthy male students aged between 14 and 18 who were recruited from Bedford School in Bedfordshire, England. Full article>

NOW BOOKING - Xtreme Everest 2017 - The Story So Far

5th Aug 2016 // Trek places are now available to book via our trekking partner Jagged Globe Full article>

Xtreme Everest July Newsletter

28th Jul 2016 // The Xtreme Everest July newsletter is now available to download. Full article>

Xtreme Archive: Mountaineering Moustache Madness

26th Jul 2016 // Its the 24 April 2013 and on Everest one month in, some of the team were embracing big beards whilst others were reaching for trimmers and creating some glorious tributes to 80s fashion. It seemed some of the male members of the team fancied themselves as a bit of a Nicky Clarke as the CPET lab was transformed into a salon. Full article>

Tales from the Smoke Room book launch

20th Jul 2016 // Tales from the Smoke Room tells the story of the famous Pen-Y-Gwryd hotel in North Wales, which was the training camp for Hillary and Norgay's 1953 expedition to Everest Full article>

What medics learn from climbing mountains

20th Jul 2016 // Xtreme Everest's Dr Sundeep Dhillon's TedxLondon talk is now online Full article>

Xtreme Everest June Newsletter

21st Jun 2016 // The Xtreme Everest June newsletter is now available to download. Full article>

New rehydration research study requires participants

20th Jun 2016 // A new study starting shortly at the ISEH is looking for participants as they investigate whether the sense of thirst can guide rehydration as effectively as standard fluid maintenance. Entitled Could thirst-triggered self-administration of intravenous fluid lead to more rapid rehydration than clinician-directed infusion? the study is starting in July and will continue until the end of August. Full article>

Ultramarathon to honour Vijay Ahuja

10th Jun 2016 // On June 20th-22nd 2016, 15 of Vijay's military colleagues will participate in a 150 mile ultramarathon in memory of him. 5 teams will complete a 30 mile leg, to represent the Commando '30 miler’ which Vijay completed in 2011. The event will conclude on the morning of 22 June 2016 to coincide with the annual Symposium at the Institute of Naval Medicine.The team have been training hard over the last eight months and shown tremendous dedication in their cause. Full article>

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