Month: July 2017

‘She is not dead,’ says family of brain-dead girl

More than three years after a coroner declared a teenage girl dead, a Northern California judge is expected to soon decide whether to revoke her death certificate. In court documents filed last month supporting the family’s lawsuit to have the death certificate revoked, retired neurologist Dr Alan Shewmon said videos recorded by Jahi McMath’s family …

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6 ways sinusitis can cause a mysterious ‘brain fog’

There’s pounding pressure behind your eyes, you struggle to breathe properly and your head feels thick and heavy. You’ve got sinusitis again, and you’re struggling to concentrate at work… Have you ever wondered how sinusitis is linked to “brain fog”? Sinusitis is the inflammation of the tissues lining the sinuses. The inflammation can present with or …

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More than half of people with HIV now on antiretrovirals

For the first time in world history, more than half the people living with HIV are on treatment, according to the latest Ending Aids report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAIDS). The UNAIDS targets are that, by 2020, 90% of people living with HIV should know their status, 90% of these people should be …

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