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Doctors currently have no perfectly reliable way of ensuring patients are adequately unconscious before an operation begins. from

Scientists find way to predict who is likely to wake up during surgery

Measuring certain kinds of brain activity may help doctors track and predict how patients will react to anaesthesia before going under for surgery, our research has found.
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Ohio execution: lethal injections are based on guesswork

Ever since the time of the guillotine, doctors have been at the centre of the death penalty. Joseph Guillotin, the physician who suggested the device be used in 18th-century France, was actually against…

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