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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 »

Dramatic shifts in first-time opioid prescriptions bring hope, concern

A national call for restraint in opioid prescribing has yielded dramatic progress in clinician prescribing patterns, but leaves some notable room for improvement. These are the findings of a new study from Harvard Medical School (HMS) showing a drop of more than 50 percent in monthly opioid prescribing for new patients. Despite this marked decrease,… Read More »

Ready to get your hearing tested? Here's why you may want to bring someone with you

Good for you. You knew you weren’t hearing as well as you used to and scheduled an appointment with a hearing care professional. Just by taking this small step, you’re already part of a savvy group of people who proactively take charge of their hearing health. A family member can offer useful inputat a hearing healthcare… Read More »