An Italian doctor says that within two years he will perform a body transplant, in which the head of a living person would be moved onto a donor body. Continue reading
What happens when you die? A lot, according to a study in Resuscitation.
Heart attack victims have been able to give researchers detailed descriptions about what they heard, saw and felt while clinically dead.
Some saw the near-death experience cliche, a bright light. Some felt terrified. Some had the sensation of being dragged through floodwaters or being burned. Some had out-of-body experiences, and in one case, what a patient “witnessed” was able to be validated, proving that it wasn’t an hallucination. Continue reading
Medical marijuana? Pffft!
During Prohibition, the U.S. Treasury issued forms so that physicians could write prescriptions for medicinal booze. Take two drinks and call the doctor in the morning. Continue reading
Is nothing private anymore?
Group visits to the doctor are gaining in popularity, Time magazine reports.
“As soon as I mention shared medical appointments, everybody automatically pictures a room full of people in their underwear,” Dr. Richard Kratche, a family physician at Cleveland Clinic, tells Time. Continue reading