An American prisoner in Georgia was executed with British drugs despite testimony from defence lawyers and a medical expert that one of the chemicals might have been ineffective and beyond its shelf life.
The eminent Harley Street physician Paul Sherwood has died at the age of 93. From his early beginnings as an anaesthetist, it was his lifelong work dedicated to non-specific back pain that earned him the reputation as a pioneer in this field.
The suspected source of the drug used in the execution of death-row prisoners in the US has been identified as a British company in Berkshire.
A nationwide alert was issued to all NHS hospitals yesterday following a series of incidents in which anaesthetic machines have been wrongly used or have malfunctioned, causing harm to patients.
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Police investigating the death of Michael Jackson believe that the singer's personal doctor administered a powerful anaesthetic that they think killed him, it was reported today.
Administrators of pop star's estate say they expect it to be solvent, despite his multimillion-dollar debts
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Epidurals and spinal anaesthetics are safer than previously thought, according to a study published today.
A sick whale had to be put down last night after it repeatedly beached itself on sandbanks.
Petr Cech insisted yesterday that it was possible he could be back in action in two weeks – despite having 50 stitches inserted into a face wound and undergoing plastic surgery after accidentally being kicked in the head by his team-mate Tal Ben Haim.