Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 19:12
The right of mentally-ill patients to decide their mode of treatment, decriminalising suicide for them and a ban on electric shock treatment without anaesthesia are some of the progressive provisions of the new mental health bill proposed by the Indian government.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 13:13
Elderly who have been exposed to general anaesthesia are at 35 percent more risk of suffering from dementia, a new research has claimed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 21:51
Scientists have decoded how a common anaesthesia drug creates loss of consciousness in patients undergoing surgery.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 10:20
Children under three years given anaesthesia may have a higher risk of developing learning difficulties, says an Australian study.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 16:05
Hypnosis could be used more widely for pain relief, including in major surgeries, for people who have adverse reactions to anaesthesia.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 12:27
People feel as though they have jet-lag after surgery, which could be due to the effect of general anaesthesia that alters genetic activity controlling the bio-clock, a study reveals.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011, 13:19
Mixing dental anaesthesia with mannitol, a simple sugar alcohol, greatly helps in numbing the dental-drilling pain.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 00:00
A new study has revealed that using a combination of hypnosis & local anaesthesia can aid healing process.