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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  • The Skanner Newspaper
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  • What is stopping research on veterans' brain injuries
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  • Stopping a virtual time-bomb in the brain
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  • Study Finds Anti-Nausea Drug Contribute to Stopping Brain Tumor Growth
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    03/18/2013 - 5:52 am | View Link
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  • death
    Death Definition. Death is defined as the cessation of all vital functions of the body including the heartbeat, brain activity (including the brain stem), and breathing.
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  • Brain tumor
    A brain tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign ...
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  • Death
    Death is the cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living organism. Phenomena which commonly bring about death include biological aging (senescence ...
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