Tag Archives: Brain

‘A nutritionist, now an educator?’ FLOTUS issues brain warning to those who ‘goof off all summer’

Sending a message?
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‘Dear Lord, Becket’: Blaze writer Becket Adams sends people scrambling for the brain bleach

Eye bleach won’t help.
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Abortion Activists Call Saving “Brain Dead” Pregnant Woman’s Baby “Dehumanizing”

Today we have a tragic pregnancy situation out of Fort Worth, Texas. At Life News, Rachel Cox summarizes: In November, Erick Munoz’s wife Marlise, who was 14 weeks pregnant, suffered a blood clot and is still in the hospital hooked up to machines. Doctors say she is brain dead and will never recover. Erick Munoz […]…

CNN Pushes for Declaring Patients “Brain Dead” Without Second Doctor’s Opinion

This is a good example why people are losing trust in the health care system. Over at CNN, medical producer Stephanie Smith writes a story arguing that we should do away with second opinions in determining brain death. From, “Repeat Exams for Brain Death Bad for Organ Donation:” For brain dead patients, a second examination to declare death …

Mother of “Brain Dead” Teen Jahi McMath: My Daughter is Alive

Nailah Winkfield, the mother of Jahi McMath, the supposedly “brain dead” teenager who is just hours away from having a hospital revoke her life support, has released an open letter saying her daughter is alive. McMath’s family had found a new care facility that will continue her medical care and treatment. But the hospital she [&#8230…

12-Year-Old Boy With Brain Cancer Records Beautiful Rendition of Jason Mraz Song

“I have chills and close to tears.”

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‘Got brain cells?’ White House Obamacare cheerleader endorses ‘Hosurance’ and ‘Brosurance’ ads

“Do you got” common sense, Health Care Troll-a?
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Adult Stem Cells Imitate Human Brain, Are Hope for Neurological Disorders

A study published last week has shown that adult stem cells derived from ethical sources can be used to create living tissues that imitate the developing human brain.  In their findings, published in the science journal Nature, researchers asserted that, by using human stem cells derived from skin cells, they were able to assemble brain-like pieces of living tissue.  These stem cells could prove to be an invaluable resource for the study and treatment of various neuro-developmental disorders.

Zapping Brain With Laser Might Pose an ‘Unconventional’ Treatment for Cocaine Addiction

Research Finds Shooting Laser Light at Rat Brains Reverses Cocaine Addiction

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With an estimated 1.4 million Americans addicted to cocaine, scientists think they might have come up with an “unconventional” treatment that could help cure the addiction that often places an economic burden on society and results in heart attacks and strokes.

Researchers with the National Institutes of Health, the Ernest Gallo Clinic and the Research Center at University of California-San Francisco successfully tested a method in rats that cures the addiction by zapping the brain with a laser.