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Anesthesia may harm the brains of children under 3, FDA warns

Anesthesia may harm the brains of children under 3, FDA warns | Washington Post | December 14, 2016
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Source: Washington Post
December 14, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday that repeated or lengthy use of general anesthesia or sedation drugs for children younger than 3 or pregnant women in their third trimester may affect youngsters' developing brains. The agency, which said its warning is based on a comprehensive analysis of the latest research, issued a “drug-safety communication” to […]Related:Birth defects are common for Zika-infected pregnant women in the U.S.James Gilman, retired Army major general, to head troubled NIH clinical centerA severe birth defect linked to Zika quadrupled in Colombia this year

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