Nitrous oxide, a common anesthesia most often associated with dental procedures, may have a new purpose. Researchers found a single inhalation of 25% nitrous oxide gas was effective at alleviating symptoms of depression in those with a treatment-resistant form of the mental health disorder.
Researchers reveal key brainwave changes in patients who receive nitrous oxide.
A new study reports children who received general anesthetic prior to the age of four had lower IQ, decreased gray matter density in posterior areas of the brain and diminished language comprehension.
A new study reports nitrous oxide is showing promise as an effective treatment for depression.