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Scientists bring dead pig brains to life

A bizarre Frankenstein-style experiment has breathed life into the brains of pigs four hours after death. Scientists in the US restored circulation and cellular activity in 32 pig brains obtained from a meat-packing plant. While there was no evidence of reawakening awareness or consciousness, the revitalised brains were said to be “cellularly active”. The study… Read More »

Dramatic shifts in first-time opioid prescriptions bring hope, concern

A national call for restraint in opioid prescribing has yielded dramatic progress in clinician prescribing patterns, but leaves some notable room for improvement. These are the findings of a new study from Harvard Medical School (HMS) showing a drop of more than 50 percent in monthly opioid prescribing for new patients. Despite this marked decrease,… Read More »

Wearing Contacts 24/7 Can Bring Infection, Blindness, Doctors Warn

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19, 2018 — Dangerous infections, blinding ulcers in the eyes: These are just some of the troubles that can come from wearing your contacts for too long. Contact lenses are generally considered safe, but wearing them while asleep significantly raises the risk of developing serious complications that can cause permanent… Read More »