Study reveals how general anesthetics affect the brain

On April 24, 2019, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

New research reveals for the first time that diverse drugs that induce general anesthesia activate a brain circuit that brings on sleep. General anesthetics activate the same brain circuit as sleep, new research reveals. The scientists at Duke University in Durham, NC who carried out the study, suggest that the…

Largest-ever study of cornea condition reveals hidden risk factors

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Keratoconus — which makes eye cone-shaped — associated with African American and Latino heritage, asthma, sleep apnea, Down syndrome. A large new study reveals previously unknown risk factors associated with an eye condition that causes serious progressive nearsightedness at a relatively young age. The findings, made through the…