Network News

  • Poor NHS Care Drives Assisted Suicide Support
  • 5/01/2013
  • (NRO/Wesley J. Smith) - Here is another cogent warning about the dangers of centralized health care. The people of the UK have apparently lost so much trust in the NHS, that it is driving support for legalizing assisted suicide. From the Telegraph story:
  • Euthanasia Changes Culture
  • 4/30/2013
  • (NRO) - I have a long article out in the current (May 2013) First Things magazine detailing the never-ending expansion of euthanasia in Europe, to the point that there are few medicalized killings that are not allowed.
  • Mild Blast Brain Injury Similar to Those with Alzheimer's
  • 4/29/2013
  • (UPI) - Mild traumatic blast injuries can cause changes in the brain similar to those in Alzheimer's disease and other memory-processing disorders, U.S. scientists say.
  • Suicide Debate Reignites; Minister Stands Firm
  • 4/25/2013
  • (cbcnews.au) - Canada's Justice Minister says he won't reopen the debate over assisted suicide despite the decision of Winnipegger Susan Griffiths to end her life via assisted suicide in Switzerland. Close friend Cindy Rublee was with Griffiths in her last moments.
  • Scientists Find Way to Turn Stem Cells into Brain Cells
  • 4/24/2013
  • (US News) - Scientists have discovered an antibody that can turn stem cells from a patient's bone marrow directly into brain cells, a potential breakthrough in the treatment of neurological diseases and injuries.
  • People With Down Add Love to the World!
  • 4/23/2013
  • (NRO) - The pernicious search and destroy mission to wipe people with Down off of the planet through eugenic abortion is taking so much love out of the world. Case in point: Last year, Cincinnati Reds fan, Teddy Kremer, visited the clubhouse. Joy ensued.
  • Doctor Calls Recovery of Child Shot 'Inspiring To See'
  • 4/22/2013
  • (newsnet5) - A rehabilitation doctor says the three-year-old survivor of her mother's murder-suicide is "inspiring to see." Isabel Perez awoke from a coma on Feb. 11, five days after she was shot. "She did have a very severe gunshot wound to the brain and I'm very impressed with the fact that she got here alive. Credit for that goes to the paramedics," Dr. Ken Winston said, a pediatric neurosurgeon.
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Gaining Popularity in Medical Field
  • 4/21/2013
  • (SBWIRE) - When Steve Koca had plaque within his blood passageways block circulation to his foot, his physicians told him he ought to use a high-pressure oxygen system to assist his recovery.
  • Montana Senate Rejects Doctor-Assisted Suicide Bill
  • 4/19/2013
  • (AP) - The Montana Senate has rejected a measure that would have made it illegal for doctors and caregivers to help terminally ill people kill themselves. House Bill 505 was struck down Monday in a 27-23 floor vote after senators removed it from the Senate Judiciary Committee, where it was stuck after failing to get a majority of support.
  • New Laboratory to Study Brain Trauma
  • 4/18/2013
  • (Chron.com) - A new Rice University laboratory will be one of the few in the country to examine how the brain responds over time to traumatic injuries or neurological disorders.