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Yesterday | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Brain Pathways to Anesthesia Emergence

The stimulation of a dopamine-producing region of the brain may actively restore consciousness to anesthetized patients, researchers have found, which could provide a greater understanding of how anesthesia drugs work.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Intrathecal bumetanide has analgesic effects through inhibition of NKCC1

Accumulating evidence has demonstrated that the sodium-potassium-chloride co-transporter 1 and potassium-chloride co-transporter 2 have a role in the modulation of pain transmission at the spinal level through chloride regulation in the pain pathway and by effecting neuronal excitability and pain sensitization.

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Related Topix: Medicine, China, World News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Stanford

med student discusses his documentary on LGBT vets' health

When Stanford anesthesiologist Audrey Shafer , MD, welcomed attendees to a screening of " The Camouflage Closet " on campus recently, she noted the artistic accomplishments and service work of the film's director, Michael Nedelman.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Gay/Lesbian

Benzinga

Bank Of America Reiterates On Pacira Pharmaceuticals On Positive Survey Results

In a report published Thursday, Bank of America analyst Steve Byrne reiterated a Buy rating on Pacira Pharmaceuticals , and raised the price target from $86.00 to $104.00.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 16, 2014

National Center for Policy Analysis

Surgery Center of Oklahoma: Proving Free Market Medicine Works

The New American recently profiled the Surgery Center of Oklahoma , a health care facility that has challenged and debunked the claim that free markets and health care do not mix.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Times

LSU Health news

The following people joined LSU Health Shreveport's faculty in June: Matthew Burroughs, JD, clinical assistant professor, administration; Stephanie Currie, MS, clinical instructor, communication disorders; Damian Duhon, DPT, clinical instructor, physical therapy; Claude Minor Jr., MD, clinical assistant professor, EA Conway; Bich-Tran Pham, MD, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Medicine, Neurological Surgery

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Public Service for Criminal Provider of Lethal Material

The Kfar Saba Magistrates Court sentenced anesthesiologist Maria Zkotsi, Tuesday, to six months of community service for providing lethal drugs to Shimon Cooper, who is charged with murdering two wives.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Newswise

Penn Researchers Successfully Alleviate Pulmonary Inflammation through Targeted Drug Delivery

Pulmonary inflammation can cause shallow breathing and the lungs to become brittle in patients who experience multiple blood transfusions, sepsis, lung surgery and acute lung trauma.

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Related Topix: Inflammation, Medicine, Health, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Biotech, Science / Technology, Pharmacology

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Times Record News

Saied 60th

Dr. and Mrs. V.C. Saied celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 24 during a family trip to Crested Butte, Colorado.

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Related Topix: Crested Butte, CO, Medicine

Sat Jul 12, 2014

BioMed Central

Rocuronium blockade reversal with sugammadex vs. neostigmine:...

This study compared efficacy and safety of the selective relaxant binding agent sugammadex with neostigmine for neuromuscular blockade reversal in Chinese and Caucasian subjects.

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Related Topix: Medicine

BioMed Central

Differences in residents' self-reported confidence and case...

In Japan, all trainee physicians must begin clinical practice in a standardized, mandatory junior residency program, which encompasses the first two years of post-graduate medical training .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

Best Doctors: William Edwards Jr., The Surgical Clinic & The Vein Centre

Give us a little insight as to why you entered the medical field. I come from three generations of physicians - having two uncles who were surgeons, an aunt who was an anesthesiologist and, of course, my mother, who was a nurse.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Clinical Study Shows Equivalent Patient Outcomes in Guiding Goal...

Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery has demonstrated equivalent outcomes between a completely non-invasive technology and a minimally invasive technology in guiding Goal Directed Fluid Therapy in colorectal surgery patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Anesthesiologists Need to Improve Their Hand Hygiene Habits

A new study on hand hygiene in hospital operating rooms suggests that anesthesiologists need to remember what their moms told them: Don't forget to wash your hands.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Run for the Warriors will benefit Hope for the Warriors

The New Orleans Run for the Warriors, a 3-mile run and 1-mile walk, will be held Oct. 12, beginning and ending at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Medicine, Non-Profit

Business Journal

Boca Raton company buys two medical practices

Now with 60 physicians, Boca Raton-based Resolute bought St. Lucie Anesthesia Associates, which has eight physicians and serves St. Lucie Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Medgadget

Kosmo Launches Connected eCigarette on Indiegogo

That's where the idea came from, so we designed Kosmo to be able to answer the question, "Am I actually vaporizing more than I used to smoke?" We want to help people control their habits with some real data.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Smoking, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Perks of Being Invisible at Work

A new book argues you don't need to toot your own horn to get ahead in life. David Zweig's "Invisibles: The Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion ," profiles individuals who are highly successful but whose work is often overlooked, like magazine fact-checkers or anesthesiologists.

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Related Topix: Medicine

HON

Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands, Study Shows

Anesthesiologists may need to improve their hand hygiene habits during surgery, because they might be putting patients at risk for infections, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Position in Migraine and Chronic Pain Research

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University in St. Louis to conduct research on basic and translational aspects of migraine and chronic pain using mouse models.

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Related Topix: Medicine

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