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Near-Death Experience: Consciousness In The Dying Brain
2013-08-13 04:46:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Near-death experiences reported by some cardiac arrest survivors may actually be grounded in science, University of Michigan researchers reported on Monday in the journal PNAS. The study is the first to examine the neurophysiological state of the dying brain in animals, and in it they found near-death experiences in which people report “seeing light” could be explained by spikes in electrical activity in the brain after the...

2011-09-06 09:08:00

ROSEVILLE, Minn., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Advanced Circulatory Systems Inc. (ACSI) announced results from a large, NIH-funded clinical trial comparing standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a new method of CPR that provides greater protection to the heart and brain when the heart stops beating (cardiac arrest). Their new device combination, called the ResQCPR(TM) System, combines an active compression decompression CPR (ACD-CPR) device, called the ResQPump(TM), and an...

2008-09-19 00:00:10

By Jerome Taylor Floating above one's body or travelling down a long tunnel leading to a white light has become such a cliched description of near-death experiences that many remain deeply suspicious of them. And yet time and again people from different walks of life have described the same scenario. Traditionally debated by theologians and philosophers, the scientific community is now taking a look in an attempt to answer one of life's most enduring questions: what happens to our...