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Articles related to anaesthesia

Child under anaesthesia
Feature: Thief of Time
General anaesthesia alters our perception of time by shifting the expression of clock genes to a new time zone, leading to chemically induced jet lag.
Browse: Anaesthesia Impairs Intellect in Kids
An association has been found between anaesthesia in young children and impaired intellectual development, but it is not clear if the anaesthetics are to blame or the medical condition for which the child was treated.
Neuropsy: Rebooting the Brain
A study of recovery from anaesthesia finds that returning to consciousness is not a simple path.
Notice Board: Researchers seek people who have been aware during anaesthesia
Researchers are seeking people who have been aware during anaesthesia to investigate whether there could be a genetic link to this uncommon experience.