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Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has long been considered the most effective treatment of medication-resistant or refractory depression, millions of people who might benefit don't take advantage of it because of the treatment's side effects and public misperception of the procedure.
A new study has discovered that anesthetic drugs not only switch wakefulness “off” but switch all sleep circuits to “on.”
The association of the inhaled anesthetic isoflurane with Alzheimer's-disease-like changes in mammalian brains may by caused by the drug's effects on mitochondria, the structures in which most cellular energy is produced.
Administering Ritalin, a commonly used stimulant, to patients recovering from anesthesia sped up the process.
Administration of the commonly used stimulant drug methylphenidate (Ritalin) was able to speed recovery from general anesthesia in an animal study conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).
There is growing global concern regarding the potential neurotoxicity of anesthetics.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder affecting millions of people worldwide and has become a major global concern.
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 times and supplies the most appropriate dose of anaesthetic.
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally recognized anesthesiologist, Dr. Barry L.
A commonly used anesthetic can produce changes associated with Alzheimer's disease in the brains of living mammals, U.S. researchers said.