The words “marijuana” and “brain damage” usually go in that order in medical literature. An Israeli researcher has flipped them around, finding that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, may arrest some forms of brain damage in mice.
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Hypothermia treatment, which lowers a newborn's body temperature to 92.3 degrees, is increasingly being used to try to help babies suspected of having a brain injury reduce or stave off long-term harm.
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LOS ANGELES – The words “marijuana” and “brain damage” usually go in that order in medical literature. An Israeli researcher has flipped them around, finding that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, may arrest some forms of brain damage in mice. Pharmacologist Josef Sarne of Tel Aviv University found that a minuscule amount of tetrahydrocannabinol may protect the brain...
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Miracle baby Lily Cracknell spent three days in a cooling bag after birth. She didn't breathe for the first half an hour of her life. The drop in body temperature stopped brain swelling that could have killed her.
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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on sudden cardiac arrest, a heart condition that's often overlooked until it's too late
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First responders in Palo Alto are getting a powerful new tool to help save lives threatened by sudden cardiac arrest. On Monday night, the city council unanimously approved the $92,500 purchase of 37 automated external defibrillators, or AEDs. The lightweight, portable devices are capable of delivering an electric shock through the chest to the heart to restore normal rhythm.
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A 68-year-old man who was taken to the hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest during ...
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A man who may have been struck by falling ice this afternoon in Downtown Crossing was taken to a city hospital in cardiac arrest, according to a spokeswoman for Boston Emergency Medical Services. Jennifer Mehigan, the spokeswoman, said paramedics responded to Bromfield Street for a man down just after 2:30 p.m., and he was in cardiac arrest when they arrived. She said one...
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WEST CHESTER - State Sen. Andrew Dinniman, D-19 of West Whiteland, is preparing to introduce a bill to place automated external defibrillators in all public school buildings in Pennsylvania.Dinniman said he aims to reduce the number of young lives lost to sudden cardiac arrest, which is estimated at nearly 2,000 a year by the American Academy of Pediatrics.The American Heart...
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Increases in a city's ozone levels may slightly boost people's risk of cardiac arrest, a condition in which the heart stops beating, a new study suggests
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