Oregon study: Minor heart feature may mean trouble at high altitude

(University of Oregon) A common heart feature long thought to have negligible effects on human health and performance may be problematic at high altitude. That's a key finding from a University of Oregon study that looked at the effects of a condition known as patent foramen ovale in a high-altitude Bolivian setting.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news