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

To show her love, the author learns the value of lying to her mother.

In 1922 the Berlin woman became the first to undergo gender-affirming surgery.

Once regarded as a purely mental condition, functional neurological disorder emerges from the shadows.

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.