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Ketamine, not TPS potentiates glutamate-induced Ca neurotoxicity

Ketamine, not TPS potentiates glutamate-induced Ca neurotoxicity. AoS

There is growing concern about anaesthesia effects on the developing brain because commonly used anaesthetics can cause neurodegeneration and long-term neurocognitive deficits. In the developing brain, GABA-R agonists and NMDA-R antagonists cause neurotoxicity and apoptosis. Comparing their

How much alcohol is in ketamine`s antidepressant response?

The rapid and robust antidepressant action following a single intravenous sub-narcotic ketamine infusion (usually 0.5 mg/kg over 40 minutes) in the treatment of resistant major depression is unique and encouraging, albeit short-lasting (up to 7 days). Increasing

An innovative method to increase access to surgery worldwide

One of the major health challenges facing almost two thirds of the world’s population is a lack of access to safe life-saving surgery. Picture a scenario where a loved one is involved in a terrifying accident and