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Common Stimulant May Speed Recovery From General Anesthesia

Administration of the commonly used stimulant drug methylphenidate (Ritalin) was able to speed recovery from general anesthesia in a recent animal study.  The report is the first demonstration in mammals of what could be a safe and effective way to induce arousal from general anesthesia.  

Heart Attacks Decline 24 Percent at No Cal Kaiser Permanente Since 2000

Heart attacks declined by 24 percent within a large, ethnically diverse, community-based population since 2000, and the relative incidence of serious heart attacks that do permanent damage declined by 62 percent, according to a Kaiser Permanente Division of study.

Medical School Trains More Primary Care Doctors

Christian Dean and Sam Selby are not worried about a worsening shortage of primary care physicians in Texas. They're practically looking forward to it.

Law Now Lets Rural Texas Hospitals Hire Physicians

Ochiltree General Hospital in Perryton has a happy boss. CEO Jeff Barnhart has a full medical staff, which is a big burden off his shoulders because hiring a new physician can take a year or longer.

Why Does Brain Development Diverge in Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder on the autism spectrum, is marked by relatively normal development in infancy followed by a loss of loss of cognitive, social and language skills starting at 12 to 18 months of age.

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