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 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 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 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
  • 15 Self Development Lies (and some are whoppers!)
    7. We Only Use 10% of Our Brain Power This ‘research’ is almost 100 years old now and was debunked over 50 years ago. Yet still it clings on for grim death helped by people Tweeting it ad infinitum and Law of Attraction followers in a lame attempt to ...
    06/24/2017 - 11:38 am | View Link
  • Central Michigan rivers still very high after big storms
    Brain Calley declared disasters in Midland and Isabella counties ... (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been charged in the death of a 3-year-old Detroit-area boy who accidentally shot himself with a gun he found on the ground. Lamonte Johnson was...
    06/24/2017 - 10:04 am | View Link
  • You and me : thahaan part 17
    Thapki fight we cnt loose nd can u leave bihaan? . He will be broken when he will learn about ur death. Uk that vry well what u mean to her ? Mind : hey , thapki m ur brain dnt u think by doing this u will put urself once again in grave danger , in hands ...
    06/23/2017 - 9:58 pm | View Link
  • After 40 Years Exploring Brains, Britain's Top Neurosurgeon Is Troubled By His Own
    "Looking back on your life you want to die without regrets," he says, contemplating the bevel of a Japanese chisel. "The point about death is how we live now." Admissions: a Life in Brain Surgery (Orion) by Henry Marsh is out now
    06/23/2017 - 4:37 am | View Link
  • Stopping Kim Jong Un
    Otto Warmbier's death is one of hundreds of thousands at the hands of the ... but we do know that the healthy young man lapsed into a coma shortly after his trial and that his brain slowly died. By the time the North Koreans shipped him home, his brain ...
    06/22/2017 - 5:22 pm | View Link
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  • Tragic Cases: Technology Creates a New Way to Die
    Medical technology leads to cases like the brain death of 13-year-old Jahi McMath in California.
    06/20/2017 - 1:35 am | View Website
  • On "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
    John T. Ogilvie. The visible sign of the poet's preoccupation--the word is not too strong--is the recurrent image, particularly in his earlier work, of dark woods and ...
    06/19/2017 - 10:00 pm | View Website
  • Brain ischemia
    Brain ischemia (a.k.a. cerebral ischemia, cerebrovascular ischemia) is a condition in which there is insufficient blood flow to the brain to meet metabolic demand ...
    06/18/2017 - 1:47 pm | View Website
  • Life and death at his fingertips: watching a brain surgeon ...
    Henry Marsh is one of the country's top neurosurgeons and a pioneer of neurosurgical advances in Ukraine. Erica Wagner witnesses life on a knife-edge.
    06/18/2017 - 7:57 am | View Website
  • Adderall Side Effects [Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine ...
    Adderall XR is a powerful blend of four amphetamines that includes Dexedrine and Benzedrine.
    06/18/2017 - 1:51 am | View Website
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