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EEG Helps Researchers Understand Sedation And Consciousness
2013-03-05 19:46:15

Doctors and surgeons have been using general anesthetic to induce unconsciousness for over one hundred years, but little work has been done to define what unconsciousness actually is.

Fainting Studies Conducted In Twins Show Strong Genetic Ties
2012-08-07 10:35:09

Fainting is a fairly common occurrence in our society and about 25 percent of us will experience it at some point in our life. And now, a new study has found that there is a strong link between fainting and family.

2012-03-21 15:30:04

Why does inhaling anesthetics cause unconsciousness?

2011-06-13 12:32:59

For the first time researchers have been able to watch what happens to the brain as it loses consciousness.

2010-08-19 06:50:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With fall sports season beginning, millions of students are preparing to take to the field.

2010-01-27 16:48:05

The brains of people under anesthesia respond to stimuli as they do in the deepest part of sleep – lending credence to a developing theory of consciousness and suggesting a new method to assess loss of consciousness in conditions such as coma.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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