News tagged with anesthesia

Related topics:

Pets and anesthesia

Have you been avoiding getting your pet regular dental care? You're not alone. Most pet owners understand that in animals—just as in people—good oral health is conducive to overall well-being, says Gillian Fraser, V00, ...

dateMar 21, 2014 in Plants & Animals
shares0 comments 0

Pig stress syndrome linked to gene defect

Undergoing surgery, even a minor procedure, can be stressful for anyone. But for people who have malignant hyperthermia, a hereditary disease that's triggered by certain drugs used for general anesthesia, ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Other
shares0 comments 0

New findings awaken age-old anesthesia question

(PhysOrg.com) -- Why does inhaling anesthetics cause unconsciousness? New insights into this century-and-a-half-old question may spring from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. ...

dateMar 21, 2012 in Biochemistry
shares0 comments 1

Deaths from anesthesia during childbirth plummet

The number of women who die from complications of anesthesia during childbirth has plummeted 59 percent over the last two decades thanks to improved monitoring and better medical techniques, according to a recent study.

dateJan 06, 2011 in Other
shares0 comments 0

McSleepy meets DaVinci

In a world first, a completely robotic surgery and anesthesia has been performed at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The DaVinci surgical robot, which lets surgeons work from remote locations, was ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Other
shares0 comments 0

FDA stepping up oversight of drug pumps

(AP) -- Federal health regulators on Friday announced steps to improve the design and safety of drug pumps that have been linked to more than 700 deaths in the past five years.

dateApr 23, 2010 in Medications
shares0 comments 0