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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  • Cancer Physicians Attack High Drug Costs
    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
  • Swedish police find drugs on Bieber tour busSwedish police find drugs on Bieber tour bus
    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
  • Patients’ Genes Seen as Future of Cancer CarePatients’ Genes Seen as Future of Cancer Care
    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
  • Helping victims of family violence reduces community violence. Why ... - Chicago Reader
    He'd been shot to death. ... A brain aneurysm—a bulging blood vessel—had ruptured ... What's stopping us from doing that?" Francesca Gattuso ...
    10/22/2014 - 3:02 pm | View Link
  • Looking back: The incredible Sarah Burke -
    She cut into the snow, like skates stopping on ice. ... on the one-year anniversary of Burke’s death. ... major arteries that supply blood to ...
    10/22/2014 - 9:50 am | View Link
  • Heart attack prevention overview - The News International
    Heart Attacks May Not Be Genetic - NDTV
    10/21/2014 - 3:02 pm | View Link
  • Protecting connections in brain could halt Parkinson's - Medical News Today
    Parkinson's UK appoints research director - Pharmafocus
    10/21/2014 - 7:36 am | View Link
  • The Michael Czysz Story -
    “The death usually comes from the cancer ... this shit and there’s just no stopping it.” ... He could finally turn his brain down a few ...
    10/21/2014 - 6:26 am | View Link
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  • Organ transplant elsewhere might begin at New Hanover Regional
    Every transplant surgery starts with a death, often tragic and unexpected.
    08/31/2014 - 2:58 am | View Link
  • How research dollars for ALS bring new hope
    Harvey Pratt always knew he might develop ALS at some point. His father died from the disease, which robs patients of the ability to initiate and control muscular function, leading to paralysis and death.
    08/27/2014 - 9:23 pm | View Link
  • Was Bilbao’s kung fu killer responsible for his actions?
    Bogus Shaolin monk Juan Carlos Aguilar faces life in prison for the slaying of two women in 2013, but is blaming his behavior on a tumor
    08/27/2014 - 9:58 am | View Link
  • Xarelto® Lawsuit Update: Kristine Kraft of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP Reports on Study Finding Bleeds Difficult ...
    Kristine Kraft, partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, reports on the findings of a new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery regarding the increased difficulties of stopping bleeding events for patients using certain direct Factor Xa inhibitor medications, including Xarelto®. The attorneys at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP are offering free and confidential case reviews to ...
    08/26/2014 - 11:27 am | View Link
  • Jan Holden, Professor at the University of North Texas
    1. Legitimize study: It is important for NDE research to reach mainstream society, said Holden, because the messages therein are so important. One of the lessons learned by many NDEers is that “human life has purpose,” Holden said. The importance of compassion also becomes clear.
    08/25/2014 - 6:40 am | View Link
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  • Stopping Suicide stigmas
    The Grahams have dedicated their lives to sharing their story in order to spread Mental Health Awareness and have become advocates for Soldiers who suffer with traumatic brain injuries ... a weakness," said Graham. "One death by suicide is one too many.
    09/3/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • What is stopping research on veterans' brain injuries
    The military is not asking service members to consider brain donation upon their death. And no one is permitted to approach next of kin to ask for consent for brain research when a service member dies. Murphy and Caskey believe that policy should be ...
    03/18/2014 - 10:01 pm | View Link
  • Brain death not stopping organization from attempting to keep Jahi Mcmath alive
    The tragic case of Jahi McMath has reignited America's debate over brain death. For those of you who have managed to miss this ongoing story, on December 9 of last year, the 13-year-old girl from Oakland underwent what should have been routine surgery to ...
    01/7/2014 - 8:52 pm | View Link
  • Stopping electrical firestorms in the brain
    A brain seizure can affect anyone at any time. And it can lead to death. The brain exists in a delicate balance of electrical pulses. But if the balance is tipped too far, the electrical signals can behave like a runaway chain reaction producing an ...
    12/6/2013 - 1:20 pm | View Link
  • Stopping Stroke—Blocking Brain Bleeds
    Brain hemorrhages make up for 13 percent of strokes and can ... When that hemorrhage happens is it more of the hemorrhage that causes the death or the invasive part of the surgery after such a traumatic event that causes it? Dr. Martin: We have suspected ...
    11/20/2013 - 9:30 am | View Link
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  • Brain Tumor: Symptoms, Brain Cancer, and Benign Tumors
    Read about brain tumor symptoms such as headaches, nausea or vomiting, balance and walking problems, mood and personality changes, memory problems, and ...
    10/22/2014 - 4:08 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    10/22/2014 - 3:15 am | View Website
  • Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia | Alzheimer's Association
    Learn about Alzheimer's disease, dementia and memory loss symptoms, causes and risk factors and understand their relation to normal aging and brain function.
    10/22/2014 - 1:35 am | 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 ...
    10/21/2014 - 8:34 pm | View Website
    HOW DOES MARIJUANA AFFECT THE BRAIN? AKUDO EJELONU. Pot, weed, grass, ganja and skunk, are some of the common words used to describe the dried leaves drug known as ...
    10/21/2014 - 6:54 pm | View Website
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