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C. elegans, free-living soil nematodes, pave way for better anesthetics

C. elegans, free-living soil nematodes, pave way for better anesthetics

Intravenous lidocaine and oral derivatives relieve pain from damage to the nervous system

Intravenous lidocaine and oral derivatives relieve pain from damage to the nervous system

First direct evidence that endorphins play a role in the phenomenon known as the placebo effect

First direct evidence that endorphins play a role in the phenomenon known as the placebo effect

Propofol is a safe and effective drug to treat children with refractory status epilepticus

Propofol is a safe and effective drug to treat children with refractory status epilepticus

Electroshock therapy speeds improvement in schizophrenia patients

Electroshock therapy speeds improvement in schizophrenia patients

New method for the study of ion channel gating kinetics

New method for the study of ion channel gating kinetics

Study of Anoxia could yield better anesthetics, stroke/heart attack recovery

Study of Anoxia could yield better anesthetics, stroke/heart attack recovery

Commonly used anesthetic regimen appears to have no negative effects on the developing brain of the fetus

Commonly used anesthetic regimen appears to have no negative effects on the developing brain of the fetus

Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain

Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain

More research and innovation on child pain and stress reduction is needed

More research and innovation on child pain and stress reduction is needed

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Vitrase has been approved for use as an adjunct to rehydrating agents

Vitrase has been approved for use as an adjunct to rehydrating agents