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Michigan man went from ‘perfectly healthy to brain dead’ in 9 days after contracting rare mosquito-borne disease, report says

A man from Michigan went from “perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days after contracting a rare-mosquito-borne disease, according to a local report. Gregg McChesney, 64, died last month after a “nine-day illness,” according to his obituary. McChesney, of Kalamazoo County, reportedly died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). The disease is sometimes called Triple E, or… Read More »

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 »

All Soul's Day: 'Remembering the dead is a true celebration of life'

Katie Byrne All Soul’s Day: ‘Remembering the dead is a true celebration of life’ Independent.ie This coming Friday is All Souls’ Day. It’s a holy day in the Catholic Church — a day when practicing Catholics commemorate the faithfully departed by praying for all the souls in purgatory. https://www.independent.ie/life/all-souls-day-remembering-the-dead-is-a-true-celebration-of-life-37485142.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36103736.ece/75fd7/AUTOCROP/h342/Katie%20Byrne.jpg Email This coming Friday is… Read More »