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
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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
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  • Norm Grabowski, the Entertainer - Hot Rod Magazine
    So I went home and did it." Gary Emory remembers Ivo stopping at Valley Custom during the build of his own T-bucket, to find out what was...
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  • Time for medical marijuana revolution - CNN
    ... a cure for AIDS, as well as stopping the spread ... the human genome project, the BRAIN initiative ... are the greatest cause of preventable ...
    05/8/2015 - 9:48 am | View Link
  • Into the Body of Another - Atlantic Monthly
    ... including breaking genes or stopping them from ... can ultimately cause problems in brain function. ... cases of meth-associated newborn ...
    05/8/2015 - 9:11 am | View Link
  • Burger eyes World Cup spot after brush with death - Reuters Africa
    And every heartbeat felt like a knife stabbing in my brain. “At times I felt like just stopping, but I could literally feel myself then...
    05/8/2015 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • Rugby-Burger eyes World Cup spot after brush with death - Reuters Africa
    And every heartbeat felt like a knife stabbing in my brain. "At times I felt like just stopping, but I could literally feel myself then...
    05/8/2015 - 8:19 am | View Link
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  • UK doctors given guidance on diagnosing brain death in young babies
    UK doctors will be able to diagnose death in babies under 2 months old without having to wait for the child’s heart to stop, following the publication of updated guidance* extending the neurological criteria for brain death to this age group. The move ...
    04/26/2015 - 10:40 pm | View Link
  • A Brain Death Dilemma: When Apnea Testing Isn't Possible
    She met all components for the determination of brain death except for a positive apnea test result. This element of the guidelines could not be performed because the child was on high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) and stopping it would ...
    12/9/2014 - 3:22 am | View Link
  • Doctors Push to Allow Death by Organ Donation
    But stopping the procurement of organs from “brain-dead” donors ... but to explicitly acknowledge that organ donation causes the biological death of these patients.” Defining Death Downward The Internet survey’s findings add to a growing number ...
    12/8/2014 - 9:05 am | View Link
  • Awareness Can Continue For Several Minutes After Clinical Death
    The biggest ever scientific study of near-death experiences shows that awareness ... This is paradoxical, since the brain typically ceases functioning within 20-30 seconds of the heart stopping and doesn't resume again until the heart has been restarted.
    10/8/2014 - 9:40 am | 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
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  • Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep: National Institute of ...
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    05/27/2015 - 2:43 pm | View Website
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    05/27/2015 - 1:10 pm | View Website
  • Cryonics
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    05/27/2015 - 11:58 am | View Website
  • Scientific Evidence Supporting Near-Death Experiences and ...
    Scientific evidence supporting near-death experiences, the afterlife and survival after death.
    05/27/2015 - 11:44 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 ...
    05/27/2015 - 5:46 am | View Website
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