Tag: "mortem" at medical news
Over 500 sudden unexplained deaths every year, mostly in young men
... May 1999. The judgments were all based on post mortem
examination reports. None of those who died had a history of heart disease, and they had all last been seen alive within 12 hours of death. All were aged between 4 and 64. Each case was assessed by an expert to eliminate other identifiable causes of ...
Social networks protect against Alzheimer's
...ain autopsy was done at the time of death and post mortem
data was available for analysis from the first 89 people. "Many elderly people who have the tangles and plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease don't clinically experience cognitive impairment or dementia," said Bennett. "Our findings suggest tha...
Eye cell implants improve motor symptoms for Parkinson patients
...lls produce levodopa and can be isolated from post mortem
human eye tissue, grown in culture, and implanted into the brain attached to microcarriers. These implants have ameliorated the motor deficits in animal models of Parkinson disease, according to background information in the article. (The retinal p...