A radical procedure that involves replacing a patients’ blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.
“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of Arizona, Tucson. “But we can still bring you back.”
Prior research has shown brain differences between adult smokers and non-smokers,The new discovery indicate that a small part of a brain region called the insula is thinner in young people who smoke.
How a broken heart can really break your heart, and do you know violent games can ease your stress.
1) Think about money, work, economic outlook, family, and relationships. Feeling anxious? In a 2010 American Psychological Association survey [pdf], those five factors were the most often cited sources of stress for Americans.
2) Stress is strongly tied to cardiac disease, hypertension and inflammatory diseases, but stress can compromised immune systems, and possibly cause Cancer.