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
  • America's Agitator: Donald Trump Is the World's Most Dangerous Man - Spiegel Online
    ... players try to stop their opponents by throwing themselves at them head-first: brain trauma, depression, suicide. ... Is There any Stopping ...
    02/1/2016 - 2:26 pm | View Link
  • When Anger Trumps All - American Thinker
    ... at this moment of life-or-death crisis, America ... position, they say, "This year stopping Hillary ... if he smeared an eminent Republican ...
    02/1/2016 - 2:19 pm | View Link
  • MMQB: John Elway learned from his father how to build a contender -
    When I coached girls softball, I would not have wanted my girls to celebrate by stopping on the field after a great play and pretending to be...
    02/1/2016 - 8:06 am | View Link
  • Theatre director Peter Brook is back at 90 - Brisbane Times
    Valley of Astonishment , about brain function ... has been no question of stalling or stopping. ... sense that there is something after death: ...
    02/1/2016 - 7:07 am | View Link
  • Getting Down to Business -
    When I coached girls softball, I would not have wanted my girls to celebrate by stopping on the field after a great play and pretending to be...
    02/1/2016 - 4:19 am | View Link
  • Peter King: Getting Down to Business -
    When I coached girls softball, I would not have wanted my girls to celebrate by stopping on the field after a great play and pretending to be...
    02/1/2016 - 4:03 am | View Link
  • Student killed after driver 'ran red light' - Brisbane Times
    ... head injuries and had been declared "brain dead ... occasioning grievous bodily harm and not stopping at a red light. After Ms Huang's death, ...
    01/31/2016 - 8:26 am | View Link
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  • Nothing to justify stopping clinical trials, says French health minister
    The Rennes university hospital announced the man's death on Sunday. Bial ... contacted the 84 other volunteers exposed to the new painkiller, based on a natural brain compound similar to the active ingredient in marijuana. "Our principal concern, at ...
    01/23/2016 - 11:27 pm | View Link
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown Fights for Life, Not Stopping Life Support: Not Brain Dead, Is There Hope for Recovery?
    Some news outlets have reported that Bobbi Brown was brain dead and had been taken off life support ... Her depression is understandable considering the upcoming anniversary of her mother’s death. Whitney died on February 11, 2012, of accidental drowning ...
    02/5/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Stopping the death of synapses: an interview with Dr Soledad Galli
    In our study, we show that there is a protein called Dkk1, which blocks the activity of very important proteins called Wnts, which are present in the brain. When we blocked Wnt proteins, the death of synapses occurred. This was accompanied by an impairment ...
    11/11/2014 - 3:05 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 - 2:21 pm | View Link
  • Stopping a virtual time-bomb in the brain
    Sunethra Malaviyaarachchi ... she had a virtual time-bomb in the brain. A giant, wide-necked aneurysm was ticking away inside her head, the rupture of which without warning due to coughing or straining, could bring about death. The only answer was ...
    09/15/2013 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • Study Finds Anti-Nausea Drug Contribute to Stopping Brain Tumor Growth
    Surprisingly, the team found that Emend was successful in not only decreasing brain cancer growth, but also in leading to the death of some tumor cells. "We were successful in blocking substance P from binding to the NK1 receptor, which resulted in a ...
    03/18/2013 - 6:21 am | View Link
  • Irreversible brain damage that led to Burke’s death a result of heart stopping: doctors
    TORONTO The artery that ruptured when freestyle skier Sarah Burke fell during a training run is one of the most critical blood vessels in the body, feeding oxygen-rich blood to the brain stem, neurosurgeons say. Burke, 29, died Thursday of her injuries in ...
    01/19/2012 - 1:50 pm | View Link
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  • Brain Death – An Islamic Perspec
    Brain Death – An Islamic Perspective. Prof. Ibrahim B. Syed. President. Islamic Research Foundation International, Inc. Louisville, Kentucky
    02/4/2016 - 8:46 pm | View Website
  • Some Confirmatory Tests for Brain Death
    Brain death is one of the most serious diagnoses a neurologist can make. Unlike severe forms of coma, a diagnosis of brain death means there is no coming back.
    02/4/2016 - 6:01 pm | View Website
  • Stopping power
    Stopping power is the ability of a firearm or other weapon to cause ballistic trauma to a target (human or animal) enough to immediately incapacitate (and thus stop ...
    02/4/2016 - 7:38 am | View Website
  • Clinical death
    Clinical death is the medical term for cessation of blood circulation and breathing, the two necessary criteria to sustain human and many other organisms' lives. [1]
    02/3/2016 - 5:05 pm | View Website
  • Brain Death and Technological Change:
    As we learn to repair brain injuries, we will no longer be able to use the traditional brain death definitions.
    02/3/2016 - 11:57 am | View Website
  • Life and death at his fingertips: watching a brain surgeon ...
    A man hangs upside down in a fire. Others are stabbed to death or tortured; their womenfolk offer valuables to save their lives – or try to flee.
    01/30/2016 - 9:49 pm | View Website
  • LifePoint :: Donation Facts :: Brain Death Donation
    Home > Donation Facts > Brain Death Donation : Brain Death Donation. LifePoint works closely with more than 60 hospitals within South Carolina. Those hospitals ...
    01/30/2016 - 5:46 pm | View Website
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