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News tag: Death


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Brain awareness after death is real, new study shows


7 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A new medical study, the largest of its kind, shows awareness in clinically dead patients may still be present minutes after death has occurred. Many people who recovered after cardiac arrests reported similar out-of-body experiences, with most recalling the image a bright light appearing at the end of a tunnel.…

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Minimum alcohol pricing would have saved 50 times more lives


1 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Government’s failure to introduce minimum unit pricing last year could have avoided hundreds of alcohol-related deaths, a recent study found. Instead, ministers decided to target only “below-cost” alcoholic drinks – a measure resulting in saving only 14 lives a year. The proposed but rejected measures involving minimum pricing would have…

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Running as little as 5 minutes can help prevent heart disease


31 Jul, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A recent study published in Journal of American College of Cardiology brings good news for runners: even a five minute run reduces the risk of dying from heart disease. The study shows even a slow run provides the same benefit to preventing a heart disease as running a race. Studying…