News tagged with anaesthetics

How does anesthesia disturb self-perception?

An Inserm research team in Toulouse, led by Dr Stein Silva, working with the "Modelling tissue and nociceptive stress" Host Team (MATN IFR 150), were interested in studying the illusions described by many patients under regional ...

Jan 19, 2011
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Fearless fish forget their phobias

Imagine if your fear of spiders, heights or flying could be cured with a simple injection. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, Behavioral and Brain Functions suggests that one day this could be a r ...

Mar 22, 2010
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System unveiled for regulating anesthesia via computer

A team of researchers from the Canary Islands has developed a technique for automatically controlling anaesthesia during surgical operations. The new system detects the hypnotic state of the patient at all ...

Feb 18, 2010
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Eating and drinking during labor: Let women decide

Women should be allowed to eat and drink what they want during labour, say Cochrane Researchers. The researchers carried out a systematic review of studies examining the traditional practice of restricting food and fluid ...

Jan 20, 2010
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