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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    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
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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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    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
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  • Correction: Gun violence research story - Miami Herald
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    Gun violence researchers becoming an endangered species? - Boston Herald
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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown To Die On Whitney Houston’s Death Anniversary – Family Stopping Life Support – Fighting Over Inheritance?
    Outlets are reporting that Bobbi’s family has decided to pull her off life support, but they want to wait until Wednesday so that Bobbi can die on the anniversary of her mom, Whitney Houston’s death. Never mind that Bobbi might not even be brain dead ...
    02/10/2015 - 3:01 am | 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
  • What is stopping research on veterans' brain injuries
    Some say the Pentagon should reconsider its policy on whether to ask service members to consider donating brain tissue upon their death. Back To Mobile Site | Manage Subscriptions Log Out Log In Alerts Mobile Submit a Tip Follow Advertisement ...
    03/18/2014 - 10:01 pm | View Link
  • Stopping electrical firestorms in the brain
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    12/6/2013 - 2:21 pm | 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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  • Clinical death
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    10/12/2015 - 4:38 pm | View Website
  • Brain death: Criteria, signs, and tests
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    10/12/2015 - 1:54 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 ...
    10/11/2015 - 2:31 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.
    10/11/2015 - 6:10 am | 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 ...
    10/10/2015 - 6:07 pm | View Website
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