Latest Klas Blomgren Stories

2010-03-08 10:45:50

There is a link between repeated anesthesia in children and memory impairment, though physical activity can help to form new cells that improve memory, reveals new research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The study has been published in the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism. "Pediatric anesthetists have long suspected that children who are anaesthetized repeatedly over the course of just a few years may suffer from impaired memory and...

2009-08-11 09:57:50

Until now immediate cooling of the newborn infant was the only treatment that could possibly prevent brain damage following oxygen deprivation during delivery. New research findings from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden, in collaboration with Zhengzhou University in China, open up the possibility of a new and effective treatment that can be started as late as two days after birth.This new treatment involves newborn infants...

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.