Items Tagged ‘general anesthesia’

May 2, 2013

General Anesthesia Not Linked to Raised Risk for Dementia

By Logan Lafferty

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


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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