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Results: 230 Article(s) Found.

Ultrasound Doesn't Increase Pain Relief in Nerve Block Procedures

Sep 16, 2011 08:01 PM

Using ultrasound to guide the performance of nerve blocks—in which anesthetics are directly targeted to a specific nerve or group of nerves—has contributed to the increased use of regional anesthesia. However, available research doesn't show that ultrasound-guided nerve block procedures lead to increased pain relief, according to a report in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Safety of Commonly Used Anesthetics Strongly Age Dependent

Sep 09, 2011 08:03 PM

General anesthesia administered to the developing animal brain depresses much needed neuronal activity and communication resulting in long-lasting cognitive impairment, according to an article published in the August issue of Current Opinion in Anesthesiology.

International Anesthesia Research Society Announces $750,000 Research Grant

Aug 23, 2011 08:20 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) launched a $750,000 research grant today – the largest single grant offered by the Society in its 90 year history. The Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award, created in 1995, has traditionally been a $500,000 grant. Today’s announcement marks an increase of a quarter of a million dollars.

Cholesterol-Lowering Drug May Help to Prevent Surgery-Related Spinal Cord Damage

Aug 23, 2011 08:07 PM

The cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin appears to reduce spinal cord injury caused by oxygen deprivation in experimental animals, according to a study in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Nasal Administration May Enhance Response to Pain Medications

Aug 23, 2011 08:05 PM

A simple new approach to nasal drug administration may allow morphine and other strong pain medications to be targeted directly to the central nervous system (CNS), reports an experimental study in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Isoflurane May Protect Brain after Intracranial Hemorrhage

Jul 25, 2011 08:23 PM

The anesthetic agent isoflurane may be a useful treatment for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)—a type of stroke caused by bleeding inside the brain, reports a study in the August issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Avandia May Help Prevent Neuropathic Pain

Jul 25, 2011 08:22 PM

The diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) can control inflammation leading to nerve damage and abnormal pain responses, suggests a paper in the August issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Anesthesia & Analgesia Most Influential Journal in its Specialty

Jul 13, 2011 08:25 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia, the official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), reports continued increase in its Impact Factor, the rating of academic and scientific journals tracked and published annually by Thomson Reuters.

Anesthesia & Analgesia Focuses on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD)

Apr 27, 2011 06:48 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Focuses on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD)

Ginkgo Biloba Reduces Pain and Inflammation in Rats

Apr 27, 2011 06:45 PM

Ginkgo Biloba Reduces Pain and Inflammation in Rats

Results: 230 Article(s) Found.