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The Anesthesia Dilemma

The Anesthesia Dilemma

June 30, 2015

(Scientific American) – Despite 20 years’ worth of experiments in young rodents and monkeys, there have been few definitive answers. To date, numerous studies suggest that being put under with anesthesia early in life seems somehow related to future cognitive problems. But whether this association is causal or merely coincidence is unclear.

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