Anesthesiology

The history of nursing runs throughout the Bulfinch Building—even up and into its iconic dome.

Guidelines for operating room attire may change in 2019 and ease tension over donning the controversial bouffant.

By studying the mysteries of anesthesia and how it affects the brain, Patrick Purdon may have found a new way to predict Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.

The quest to find an objective measure for physical pain may be getting closer to its goal.

The waning of consciousness during surgery is a mysterious as it is routine. Finally, the curtain may be about to part.

Top Stories

Genomic analysis details how SARS-CoV-2 spread through Boston.

They represent a small minority of victims. But their illness could hold valuable lessons about how COVID-19 works—and how to stop it.

A pristine record of toxic exposures and psychological trauma rests in a child’s mouth—if only it can be decoded.

Selected Reads

For decades, a tiny encampment of researchers has held that statin treatment is a hoax. In a time when contrarian views roar to life on social media, how can medicine keep minority opinions from doing irreparable harm?

Two years in deep space will subject the body to unprecedented stresses. Scientists are probing the secrets to survival.

A freak explosion tore through the quiet Nova Scotian city, prompting one of the most dramatic medical responses in history.