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Heart Drug Steadies Eye Surgeons' Hands

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April 22, 1997
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Caffeine, stress, sleep loss and physical exertion all can induce unnoticeable hand tremors. Experiments with a drug used to treat rapid heart beats appears to significantly improve hand steadiness of surgeons during simulated eye operations.

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