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Kids exposed to general anaesthetic do poorer on numeracy, literacy tests
Kids exposed to general anaesthetic do poorer on numeracy, literacy tests (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Exposure to general anaesthetic up to age 4 raises the risk of poor child development and reduced literacy and numeracy as measured by school tests, new research led by the University of Sydney reveals. The new finding published today in Pediatric ... Read More »

Chinese women denied luxury of pain relief during labour
Chinese women denied luxury of pain relief during labour (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting revealed sometimes dramatic findings from a 10-year initiative called the “No Pain Labor N’ Delivery China Mission.” In a two-year period during 2009-11, and among 20,000 laboring women in one Chinese ... Read More »

Inhaled anesthesia affects children’s brains
Inhaled anesthesia affects children’s brains (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Stony Brook University School of Medicine researchers have found that children’s brains are more affected by an inhaled anesthetic than an intravenous anesthetic with increased levels of brain lactate. Lactate increases brain activation and may lead to metabolic changes associated ... Read More »

Anaesthetic linked to learning problems in children
Anaesthetic linked to learning problems in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children who are given anaesthetic before the age of three may have an increased risk of developing learning difficulties, according to a new study involving researchers at The University of Western Australia. But researchers have cautioned there is not enough ... Read More »

 
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