Doctors Cannot Explain Why a Patient Had Brain Activity for 10 Minutes After Death

A patient's brain showed activity for nearly 10 minutes after death, baffling doctors and prompting the need for further research.

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France Just Radically Changed its Organ Donation Policy

Today, a person’s organs will be harvested, whether or not their family is against it. 

 

Patient looks at healthcare professionals as they manage his case.

Think of a place where you go periodically where you are around about 20 people. It can be your job, a classroom, or when you’re amongst fellow commuters on your daily ride to work. Now, picture those people vanishing, one by one before your very eyes, never to return. There is nothing anyone can do. And it doesn’t happen once, but over and over, day after day. Sound like the plot of a horror movie? It’s reality. 22 people are lost each day in the US waiting for a healthy organ for transplant.

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