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News tag: laughing gas


Delivery rooms may offer novel pain killer option

23 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A Minnesota birthing center is offering a new pain killer option for moms in labor, but instead of another drug, the center uses laughing gas. Laughing gas is getting reintroduced in the U.S. as a self-administered pain control for labor pains, and expecting mothers have mentioned some of the benefits…

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Laughing gas may push depression aside

10 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An anesthetic commonly used in medicine and dentistry, the nitrous oxide (laughing gas) has been linked to treating severe depression in patients who do not have the expected response to standard therapies, a new study finds. The study appeared online in the journal Biological Psychiatry. "We believe therapy with nitrous…