Health News on January 30, 2011
Nitrous oxide anesthesia 'ups heart attack risk'
A new study has warned that patients receiving nitrous oxide as part of general anesthesia for surgery may be at increased long-term risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack). ANI
Kids with food allergies may feel unsafe at school
Young people who have experienced life-threatening anaphylactic shock from specific food exposures have significantly different views of the risks associated with their allergies based on their age and can benefit from discussing their perceptions of the safety of their school environment in improving their ability to cope, a new research by Canadian researchers suggests. ANI