Stopping Brain Death Breakthrough

Brain Death

The tantalising prospect of treating a range of brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, all with the same drug has been raised by UK researchers.

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    More than 100 cancer specialists have banded together to persuade pharmaceutical companies to bring prices down, suggesting that the high prices for medicine needed to keep someone alive is profiteering. More
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    The latest chapter in Justin Bieber's European tour escapade was added Thursday when Swedish police said they had found drugs and a stun gun on the pop singer's bus. Lars Bystrom, spokesman for the Stockholm police, told The Associated Press a small amount of drugs and a stun gun were discovered during a search of the bus, which had been parked under the Globen concert venue in Stockholm, where Bieber was performing Wednesday. More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickensStudy: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
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    Major academic medical centers in New York and around the country are spending and recruiting heavily in what has become an arms race within the war on cancer. The investments are based on the belief that the medical establishment is moving toward the routine sequencing of every patient’s genome in the quest for “precision medicine,” a course for prevention and treatment based on the special, even unique characteristics of the patient’s genes. More
  • WHO data on bird flu raises new questions about human transmission
    More than 50 percent of patients infected with a new type of bird flu in China had no contact with poultry, the World Health Organization said on Friday, further raising questions about whether the virus was transmitted between humans. More
  • Inside Scientology - Rolling Stone
    ... white and blue ones that slowly crawl through town, stopping at regular ... great scientific and spiritual accomplishment until his death, in ...
    03/30/2015 - 3:56 pm | View Link
  • A Man In California Wants to Kill My Son -
    10 years in prison instead of a death sentence. ... boyfriend, he deserves a bullet in the brain? ... a law ( not that anyone is stopping it ...
    03/30/2015 - 10:21 am | View Link
  • Economy: Radical proposals for growth (Part 3) - New
    By stopping payments to Cuthbert Dube and the ... radical stance of legislating the death penalty ... It takes just as much brain power to think ...
    03/29/2015 - 2:57 pm | View Link
  • Carbon Capture - New Yorker
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  • Flashbacks, hijacking, murder: The 5 maddest ‘Mad Men’ finale theories
    There’s certainly been in-office death (Lane Pryce) and near-death (Roger Sterling’s heart attack) before. Or could Don have a brain tumor ... (This would, of course, be an excellent stopping place for a show called “Mad Men.”)
    03/30/2015 - 8:54 pm | View Link
  • Press pause on cyberbullying
    One story stopped her cold: a 12-year old girl had leaped to her death from a water tower after becoming ... it's still growing. "An adolescent brain is like a car with no brakes - no stopping, just acting," she explains. While scientists had uncovered ...
    03/30/2015 - 8:42 pm | View Link
  • Marc and Craig Kielburger: Rethinking cyberbullying
    One story stopped her cold: a 12-year-old girl had leaped to her death from a water tower after becoming ... “An adolescent brain is like a car with no brakes — no stopping, just acting,” she explains. Trisha created an experiment to test her hypothesis.
    03/30/2015 - 11:20 am | View Link
  • A Man In California Wants to Kill My Son
    So, since my son is in the habit of advocating for his own rights, I guess he'll just get 10 years in prison instead of a death sentence ... he deserves a bullet in the brain? And whoever would try to deliver that bullet should watch their step, because ...
    03/30/2015 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • Baby Amelia Jones Allegedly Bludgeoned to Death by her Own Grandfather
    Heard in Newport Crown Court, Amelia’s death was due to lack of oxygen to the brain, because of severe bleeding caused ... one of the complications is stopping of breathing and stopping of heartbeat will follow. Dr James considered the blunt head injury ...
    03/27/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • On 712 ("Because I could not stop for Death")
    EUNICE GLENN. The central theme [of "Because I could not stop for Death"] is the interpretation of mortal experience from the standpoint of immortality.
    03/29/2015 - 6:30 pm | View Website
  • Death
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    03/29/2015 - 6:02 pm | View Website
  • How to Determine Brain Death | Saving the Brain
    In the US, brain death is a legal indicator of death. It's often the reality no one wishes to confront. What is brain death? How do the doctors determine that someone ...
    03/29/2015 - 5:04 pm | View Website
  • Derek Boogaard
    Over six months, The Times examined the life and death of Derek Boogaard. The last article of a three-part series details his decline, and the ...
    03/29/2015 - 9:48 am | View Website
  • David Mamet: Why I Am No Longer a 'Brain-Dead Liberal ...
    John Maynard Keynes was twitted with changing his mind. He replied, 'When the facts change, I change my opinion. What do you do, sir?' My favorite example ...
    03/29/2015 - 6:20 am | View Website
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