Items Tagged ‘general anesthesia’

May 2, 2013

General Anesthesia Not Linked to Raised Risk for Dementia

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Despite previous concerns, older people who receive general anesthesia are not at greater risk of developing long-term dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, a new study says.  The study, by researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., involved 900 patients over the age of 45 who had dementia, a disease that affects brain functions such as […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, dementia, Dr. David Warner, general anesthesia, HealthDay

February 28, 2012

Research Report: New Medical Findings

By Mystery User

ADHD Risk: Children who receive general anesthesia before age 2 may increase their chances of developing attention deficit disorder, according to research published in the Journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Wall Street Journal, by Ann Lukits, 02/27/2012

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Tags: ADHD, children, general anesthesia

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