Tag Archives: life

Father, 56, ‘saved his son’s life’ after he donated his kidney in secret

Father ‘saved his son’s life’ by donating his kidney in SECRET: Chef, 26, who refused to accept a family member’s organ only discovered his dad’s sacrifice a month AFTER the surgery Scott Morlen did not tell his son Lewis he had registered to become a donor Lewis’ kidney function collapsed last year, making him feel ‘already… Read More »

Moments of clarity in dementia patients at end of life: Glimmers of hope?

It happens unexpectedly: a person long thought lost to the ravages of dementia, unable to recall the events of their lives or even recognize those closest to them, will suddenly wake up and exhibit surprisingly normal behavior, only to pass away shortly thereafter. This phenomenon, which experts refer to as terminal or paradoxical lucidity, has… Read More »