Items Tagged ‘anesthesia’

December 20, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

December 20, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. This is our last news summary of 2013. Please […]

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Tags: ABC News, ABC15, american heart association, American Society of Hematology, anesthesia, antibacterial soap, AP, aphasia, Arizona State University, Associated Press, ASU, bacteria

May 1, 2013

No Link Between Anesthesia, Dementia in Elderly, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Elderly patients who receive anesthesia are no more likely to develop long-term dementia or Alzheimer’s disease than other seniors, according to new Mayo Clinic research. The study analyzed thousands of patients using the Rochester Epidemiology Project — which allows researchers access to medical records of nearly all residents of Olmsted County, Minn. — and found […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, anesthesia, elderly patients, HealthCanal, medical records, Olmsted County, Rochester Epidemiology Project

February 3, 2012

Study Finds Possible Link Between Anesthesia and ADHD

By Mystery User

Young children who undergo multiple procedures requiring anesthesia could be at higher risk for developing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later on, according to a new study published in the current issue of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. ABC News Radio, 02/02/2012 Additional coverage: Wall Street Journal,, Digital Journal, FOX News, FOX News, MSNBC, myhealthnewsdaily, […]

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Tags: ADHD, anesthesia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

February 2, 2012

Mayo researchers find possible link between anesthesia and ADHD

By Mystery User

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found an increased incidence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder among children exposed to anesthesia more than once before age two. A study published Thursday in Mayo Clinic Proceedings looked at more than 5,000 children born in the Rochester area in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Children who had […]

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Tags: ADHD, anesthesia, Anesthesiology, Attention Defecit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dr. David Warner

November 4, 2009

Anesthesia: Could Early Use Affect the Brain Later?

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

General anesthesia — the enabler of modern surgery and medical intervention — is one of the great triumphs of the scientific method. Ether, the compound from which almost all modern anesthetics are derived, was discovered largely by luck and its derivatives through trial and error. As a result, however, much about these drugs remains mysterious. […]

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Tags: anesthesia, brain, surgery

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