Israeli flight attendant in coma after getting measles04/23/2019 11:10The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating a case of measles after the State Public Health Laboratory confirmed a positive test for the illness in a resident of the East Tennessee. Statistics compiled by the American institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, indicate that five hundred and fifty-five individual cases of measles have been confirmed in twenty states, the second greatest number of cases reported in the U...
Pig Brains Revived Hours After Death, Changing Brain Dead Theories04/22/2019 03:00"This is not a living brain, but it is a cellularly active brain", said Yale neuroscientist Nenad Sestan, who led the study.Cell death in the brain is generally considered a rapid and irreversible process.Current knowledge suggests that a cascade of events at the molecular level is then activated, leading to widespread and irreversible degeneration...
Yale study revives cellular activity in brains hours after death04/21/2019 03:00The scientists stress that the brains do not show any signs of consciousness - for example, there was no sign that different parts of the brain were sending signals to each other - and that it does not change the definition of death.But new opportunities to restore brain function will present new and hard decisions for physicians, patients and patient advocates - specifically, the decision of when to stop trying to save someone's life and start trying to save their organs for transplantation...
Residents, tourists urged to get vaccinated after measles case reported in Florida04/20/2019 03:00Israel is also in the midst of an ongoing measles outbreak. Measles can be serious. In comparison, the CDC reported 372 measles cases in the United States in 2018, 120 cases in 2017, and only 86 in 2016. You can read that statement here.While the MMR vaccine is the safest and most effective method of preventing measles, it is only 97 percent effective, so population-wide immunity is a key component to protecting our most at risk New Yorkers from measles...
New measles case confirmed in Oakland County, bringing total to 4304/19/2019 03:00State health officials said the person infected was in the same suburban Baltimore household of another Marylander who apparently was exposed out of state.In New York, too, officials are struggling to contain a swelling number of measles cases centered in ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods while battling lawsuits over their efforts to require vaccinations...