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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    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
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    08/27/2014 - 9:58 am | View Link
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  • Jan Holden, Professor at the University of North Texas
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    08/25/2014 - 6:40 am | View Link
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  • 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
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    01/7/2014 - 8:52 pm | View Link
  • Stopping electrical firestorms in the brain
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    12/6/2013 - 1:20 pm | View Link
  • Stopping Stroke—Blocking Brain Bleeds
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    11/20/2013 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • Stopping a virtual time-bomb in the brain
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    09/15/2013 - 3:27 am | View Link
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    09/29/2014 - 2:34 pm | View Website
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    09/29/2014 - 5:08 am | View Website
  • Brain death
    Brain death is the complete and irreversible loss of brain function (including involuntary activity necessary to sustain life). Brain death is one of the two ways of ...
    09/29/2014 - 2:02 am | View Website
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