Topic: brain

There has been no ideology with a bloodier history than that of human equality. From the Paris Terror, the killing fields of the Khmer Rouge, and the Iraq War, this inhuman and unnatural doctrine has ... discuss

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop John Arnold, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Westminster, as Bishop of Salford. He will succeed Bishop Terence Brain who was appointed in 1997. Bishop Arnol ... discuss

I know this issue comes out of nowhere. And in a way, I might be reigniting the controvery with my post.But I quoted Fr. Barron, and someone replied that he was heterodox, as he believes the theory o ... discuss

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A recent article from The Daily Mail reveals scientists have discovered a child’s math skills are developed while still in the womb. From the article: Thyroxine, which passes from mother to baby ... discuss

On the one hand, I think it is legitimate to be concerned about the possibilities of allowing floods of illegal aliens across the border unchecked for contagious illnesses, and then allowing the child ... discuss

Kathleen Rose was born with a condition called Trisomy 13, which is a chromosomal disorder associated with severe intellectual disability and physical abnormalities in many parts of the body. Accordin ... discuss

The Missing LinkHollywood recently put out a movie called, "Lucy", which surmises about what would happen to man if he could use 100% of his brain. In it, a woman named Lucy ingests a drug which incre ... discuss

Christian Stories Songs and Videos for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk Happy Monday to you. I hope your day and week are awesome. As I start my Monday morning ( earlier than I’d like ... discuss

Alton Nolen, alleged beheaderby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: It took the gruesome videos of two American journalists being beheaded by a masked Islamic State (ISIS) butcher, followed since then b ... discuss

A guest meditation today from my sister Carol. Thanks for the reminder, Sis! If you think feeling and emoting are the way to Christ...well..that is a major error.Feelings for the most part are ve ... discuss

A silent and deadly epidemic is moving across America. No one is broadcasting it. No one is writing about it. Almost no one is even talking about it. But every day in hospitals, nursing homes and hosp ... discuss

A disabled baby has died after a major battle in France pitted the parents of a disabled prematurely-born baby against doctors — as the parents wanted doctors to stop life support for their son beca ... discuss

I believe that America’s embrace of the ghoul Jack Kevorkian–that is not name-calling, see below–is a portentous symptom of cultural dissipation. The current First Things contains a vivid articl ... discuss

This is the third part in this five part series. For part one, go here. For part two, click here.In blogger Brandon Christen's third part of his series, he responds to an argument from rights. The arg ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — In her fascinating book, Abandoned: The Untold Story of the Abortion Wars, Monica Migliorino Miller gives a riveting account of the discovery and burial of the remains of aborted ... discuss

 Former Soviet President Gorchachev reveals pain at having to choose between his wife and their unborn child By Dave Andrusko Mikhail Gorbachev revealed his pain in a heartfelt speech ... discuss

When I did the little ‘hindrances to frugality’ series, I first brainstormed all the issues I could think of that had been obstacles to us in our efforts to live within our means.   Then ... discuss

Every year, over 2 million babies are delivered stillborn worldwide. There is little known about what causes babies to die before or during birth, however, there are some factors that may lead to it. ... discuss

“Teens are irresponsible because their brains aren’t fully developed yet.” ens can’t handle grown-up tasks because the prefrontal-cortex doesn’t reach maturity till age ... discuss

Throughout my campaign on behalf of the human exceptionalism and the equal dignity of all people, utilitarian bioethicists and others have challenged me about anencephalic babies, that is, those born ... discuss

 French parents fight to kill their disabled newborn By Cassy Fiano It is every expecting mother’s worst nightmare: going into premature labor and giving birth to a baby that canno ... discuss

 Baby “aborted” at 26 weeks to save mother’s life survives delivery, now healthy 10-year-old By Dave Andrusko Natasha Smith’s birth was induced 14 weeks early when her mother d ... discuss

Blogger Brandon Christen is presenting a case that secular arguments for the pro-life position fail. This is the second part in this series of five, and you can find the first part here.For Christen's ... discuss

Doctors told Norelle Smith when she was 26 weeks along that she needed an abortion to save her life. But Smith said no. Now her daughter Natasha Smith, whose birth was induced 14 weeks early when her ... discuss

His Excellency, the Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago says the Traditional Mass, the Mass of the AgesNOTE: THIS IS AN UPDATE TO MY PRIOR POST FROM 2012.Since the Motu Proprio, Summorum Pontificum of Pope Be ... discuss

By Wesley Smith - published on his blog on September 21, 2014Wesley SmithThroughout my campaign on behalf of the human exceptionalism and the equal dignity of all people, utilitarian bioethicists and ... discuss

"God get me home to my girls." Carrick Brain Center - PTSD: The Symptoms and Causes I have no idea how it is that I find something I want to post, such as the below, and later I find something re ... discuss

A major battle in France pits the parents of a disabled prematurely-born baby against doctors — as the parents want doctors to stop life support for their son because he is severely disabled. Th ... discuss

Bonnie and Phil Walker discovered that their unborn child might die at birth and so doctors offered them an “option” which they found shocking. During a routine scan, their daughter Grace was diag ... discuss

 Baby Angela defies odds, turns 6 months old By Jessica A. Botelho, Staff Reporter, Rhode Island Catholic PROVIDENCE — Baby Angela smiles as a visitor tickles her feet. She wiggles a ... discuss

Thursday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINHe said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.” The others at table said to themselves, &# ... discuss

This is part 3 of the series Not everything Biblical is Christian. See part 1 and part 2 to catch up.Dear John (that is my younger self)Some Bible verses threw you for a loop when you read the Bible w ... discuss

Blogger Brandon Christen has written an introductory article, the first in a five-part series, responding to pro-life arguments. He is looking at the issue from an atheistic perspective. It's refreshi ... discuss

Tragically, the few babies who escape abortion and are born with anencephaly don’t typically live very long. But a little girl in Rhode island has defied the odds and turned 6 months old. “She ... discuss

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has told the Irish Parliament that the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, is expected to publish abortion regulations this Friday. The guidelines are intended to provid ... discuss

In our last episode yours truly explained a basic problem with the assessment put forth by others and asserted that the ISIS terrorists should not be judged by the same criteria as any similar group, ... discuss

You know what they say about "use or lose it." Well, apparently, our techie culture with so many people reading from a screen is endangering our "deep reading" skills. I was listening to NPR this morn ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept. 17, 2014The House reconvened at 10 AM, however, with morning speech and administrative House actions, no legislative action was considered until after Noon. Actions ... discuss

AN INTERESTING VIEW OF THE IGNORAMUS HOSTS OF “THE VIEW” CHARLES WHATSHISHAMMER A MYSTERY TO ‘THE VIEW’ HOSTS — “WHO IS THIS GUY?” ASKS SOME LADY WHO WANDERED ONTO T ... discuss

 Supposedly “vegetative” man responds to Hitchcock Thriller  By Dave Andrusko Alfred HitchcockFor those follow NRL News Today, the name Adrian Owen will probably ring a bell. ... discuss

I’ve been talking about hindrances to frugalities, and we’re up to number 8, which is one of the hardest things to surmount, because there is only so much about it that is in your hands at ... discuss

Lloyd Marcus by Lloyd Marcus: A white teacher said he routinely overhears vulgar and racist comments from students at an all black high school. I blame the black youth’s negative mindset on black ... discuss

{ Note: This post is part of my Almost Back to School Series – follow along with the links at the bottom. } As promised, here’s Post #3 of 5… We started school yesterday, y’al ... discuss

By William Warren Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept. 16, 2014:The House reconvened at 10 Am today and proceeded with Morning-Hour Debate. At the conclusion of Morning-Hour, the House adjourned until 12 ... discuss

Day 1: Sperm joins with ovum, to form one cell smaller than a grain of salt. The new life has inherited 23 chromosomes from each parent, 46 in all. This one cell contains the complex genetic blueprint ... discuss

As regular readers of this blog know, I loathe the V-word used for human beings instead of peas. So, why did I deploy it in my headline? Because another case of a supposedly unconscious man, found to ... discuss

 Overview of Fetal Development By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. This appeared at clinicquotes.com. Day 1: Sperm joins with ovum, to form one cell smaller than a grain of salt. The new ... discuss

It’s not easy being pro-life in Hollywood. Tinseltown USA is notorious for its left-wing politics and actors and actresses who push all sorts of political causes that are politically correct or en v ... discuss

A news story has been making the rounds about a ridiculous elementary school regulation against students’ use of lip balm. A fifth-grader named Grace Karaffa requested some Chapstick while on ... discuss

Our Lady of Sorrows(click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSStanding by the cross of Jesus were his motherand his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas,and Mary Magdalene.When Jesus saw hi ... discuss

Ted Merrill, who has performed some abortions himself, talks about how students in one of his classes started to rethink their views on abortion, just because they were able to witness the development ... discuss

Might be time for MSNBC to tighten security at its studios. I’m not sure who was hosting “The Rachel Maddow Show” last night, but it sure as heck could not have been the cable program’ ... discuss

 ‘The Giver’ Is More Than a Movie To Me — It’s My Life By Aaron Welty What happens when Hollywood takes a Newberry Award-winning tale and brings it to the silver screen? One ... discuss

 Pro-Choice Students Rethink Abortion After Studying Chicken Embryos By Sarah Terzo 6 week human embryoTed Merrill, who has performed some abortions himself, talks about how students ... discuss

From: bharb Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Subject: Why?Obama who? Obama who?? I don't know who wrote this, but it sure as hell is interesting.  I've heard about the lack of a Co ... discuss

Dan and Jenna Haley are courageous parents who have rejected abortion even though their baby has been diagnosed with anencephaly and is expected to die not long after birth. Not only have they celebra ... discuss

In January 2013, a little girl named Isabella Hope was born in Pensacola, Florida. Hope was born six weeks premature and delivered by caesarean section. She spent 23 days in the Neonatal Intensive Car ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — This past Tuesday (September 9), Christian rapper Lecrae released his new album, Anomaly, which addresses abortion in the song “Good, Bad, Ugly.” Behind the hip hop beat ... discuss

After the governor of the state of Maine stepped up to the plate to go to bat for a little girl whose life was in peril, bureaucratic officials have backed off an attempt to end the life of a baby vic ... discuss

What happens when Hollywood takes a Newberry Award-winning tale and brings it to the silver screen? One of the most life-affirming films of this generation. So it is with the recent release of The Giv ... discuss

In medicine, a coma is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior. In a deep coma, a person may be unable to respond to painful stimuli and ... discuss

One of the plot lines in a movie I watched over the weekend involved a pregnant mother. The film was set in the 1940s, and I thought how blissfully ignorant were the days before ultrasounds and pren ... discuss

“…drinking moderate amounts of alcohol on a regular basis has been shown to have various positive effects on your body. The one that pertains to this article’s topic is that it has b ... discuss

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who became a national political sensation by filibustering her state’s tough new restrictions on abortion, discloses in her upcoming memoir that ... discuss

Baby Adam was born in a Christian missionary hospital in India. He had healthy lungs, brain, and heart, but was severely deformed. He had no eyelids, no nose, no hands, and his legs were fused togethe ... discuss

It seems as though MSNBC is still trying to find a weekend use for Karen Finney after canceling her show. Finney, former DNC Communications Director and board member of NARAL, appeared on Up w/ Steve ... discuss

At the outset, be reminded that what happens elsewhere might be the present circumstance of others. However, the event also threatens to become your future.   Let us look back in time. In the ear ... discuss

The governor of the state of Maine is vowing to protect a little baby whose life is at stake and who state officials wanted to kill by putting a DNR order in place without her parents’ consent. ... discuss

 Your Baby’s Development Month by MonthEditor’s note. This marvelous research appears on the webpage of Wisconsin Right to Life at www.wrtl.org/fetaldevelopment/monthbymonth. Watch ... discuss

(This is the first and what I hope will be a series of short book reviews of material that I have read over the past few months. I will rate each book on a scale of 1 to 5 lightbulbs depending upon ho ... discuss

I am in the unique and enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve received and awful lot of them and, in so ... discuss

For a change of pace and in a bit of balance, I wanted to write a post about what it’s like to live with somebody who has PTSD, because of course, that is certainly no picnic at all. I tried, ab ... discuss

Kayla Katler, 21, was six months pregnant when doctors discovered she had a blood clot and she suffered a deadly seizure. Her son Brayden was born by emergency C-section and survived and now the littl ... discuss

In case the tampon earrings and musings on child custody hadn’t clued us in to the ongoing Whack-A-Mole game in Melissa Harris-Perry’s brain, she’s shared her fantasy of abortion entertainme ... discuss

Thirteen years and how many children? Black America - pay attention here! Jon Rappoport has been posting since August 20th information on the CDC whistleblower who has come forward exposing the vacc ... discuss

Let’s get straight to some Kindle deals. If you missed yesterday’s list, check it out here. New today: Free from Ligonier Ministries is Welcome to a Reformed Church by Daniel Hyde. ... discuss

Whatever the future may hold for Joan Rivers, who may have experienced brain damage during surgery, she will always be an exceptional human being deserving of equal rights and perceived moral value. ... discuss

Comedienne Joan Rivers remains in critical condition today after going into respiratory and cardiac arrest August 29 during what has been described as a “routine throat procedure,” a & ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Knowing Scripture by R.C. Sproul ($1.99); The Money Answer Book by Dave Ramsey ($2.99); The Pastor’s Kid by Barnabas Piper (free); Amazing Grace in the Li ... discuss

Are we there yet? I am sharing here some things we did with ‘what we had in our hands’ that was somewhat specific to our needs and situation.  However, just because your needs or circumst ... discuss

The word depression has many stereotypes, so permit me to disband a few for you. I am not sad all the time. I do not cry all the time. Something tragic never happened to me, I lead a very normal life ... discuss

This past week (and especially the last couple of days) have been a little strange for me. I've found myself speechless more often than not for a multitude of reasons. The two biggest reasons have som ... discuss

Just a quick reminder of Mark Schauer's record. I think a lot of people forgot how atrocious this guy's record really is.---------------------------------------------------------------------1999 - Sup ... discuss

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Betsy has started college* and will soon begin her dream job. Her work-study assignment is (drum roll, please): reading tutor in an elementary school. This is a rich and lovely thing indeed, as this i ... discuss

The times they are-changing!   A Message From A Former Muslim To the Infidels of the West: We Will Fight the Infidel to Death. – Meanwhile American laws will protect us. – Democrats and Left ... discuss

TheRichest.com, a website full of trivia and gossip that can really drain if not pollute your brain, has published a list of 8 famous people who narrowly avoided being aborted. Surely there are more, ... discuss

Frederic Chopin was plagued by poor health Frederic Chopin(1810-1849)throughout his short but prodigious life. His bouts of melancholy are well known and have been attributed to bipolar syndrome or cl ... discuss

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ASL) commonly known as Lou Gherig's Disease, is a fatal neuromuscular disease that presently has no cure. No ALS patient is alike. Some people experience a slow degenera ... discuss

Yesterday, I celebrated my 25th birthday. I am a QUARTER OF A CENTURY, people! Where have the years gone?? I had quite a lovely day.Did you know that the frontal lobe of the brain doesn't finish devel ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliCulture Campaign reports on a new study from Northwestern University which “compar[ed] the birth rates of abortion advocates to the rest of ... discuss

Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

You know all that advice you get when it comes to shyness.The stuff that says get out there and feel bad about yourselfin front of a bunch of strangers?I mentioned bad s ... discuss

“Stop reading the directions,” I say. “I’m not reading the directions,” he says. “But it looks like you’re reading the directions and that makes me nervous.” “It’s call ... discuss

She was my hardest case thus far determined to abort her rape conceived baby. By mistake this fifteen year old went to a pregnancy center looking for an abortion. They called me. She wanted a life, t ... discuss

An animated GIF of Hillary Clinton with pancake brain damage, made from three previous postings of this painting while in progress. ... discuss

Another controversial www.AlterNet article caught my eye tonight. “A New Wave of Wacko Evangelicals Swept GOP Primaries—and Could Win Several Seats in Washington, Mega churches fuel a dangerous n ... discuss

It has been two and a half years since I bled on the internet, and today I am going to break that streak. Let’s give it a whirl. What the heck. YOLO. Fear has always controlled me. When I was 17 ... discuss

HT: Jill StanekA cheery little web site invites women to Early Options, ta private New York medical practice specializing in abortions -- specifically abortions up to 9 weeks of gestation, or 7 weeks ... discuss

Have you ever seen an ad for Cognitive Dysfunction (CD) like the ubiquitous Erectile Dysfunction (ED) ads? It might feature a man getting his truck stuck in the mud while the announcer intones, “ ... discuss

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — My daughter was six days old when we found out she has cystic fibrosis. The pulmonologist sent specific instructions asking us to stay away from Google until ou ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

In a fallacy that appeals to the heart, the arguer uses emotional appeals rather than logical reasons to persuade the listener. The fallacy can appeal to various emotions including pride, pity, fear, ... discuss

The HuffPo is being a bit chirked up after the Hobby Lobby ruling by the news that Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, a Democrat, has vetoed what he calls an "extreme and disrespectful" bill requiring women ... discuss

Lakisha WilsonOperation Rescue has obtained the autopsy report of 22-year-old Lakisha Wilson. Lakisha went to Preterm Abortion Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on March 21, 2014. She was 19.4 weeks pregnant. ... discuss

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

There's a video on YouTube that claims to be able to destroy "pro-abortion" arguments in two minutes by vlogger Buster Stein. I believe that we should be making the best arguments we can for the pro-l ... discuss

Allons-y!* Yes, it's high time I out myself as a huge nerd. Last night I attended a screening of the two-part Doctor Who adventure, "Rise of the Cybermen" and "The Age of Steel," seamlessly combined t ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, CA -- Nailah Winkfield, the mother of Jahi McMath, a teenage girl recovering from severe brain damage after complications from tonsil and adenoid surgery, accepted an hono ... discuss

What happens when a sore festers too long.That’s right, ladies: I’m going to talk directly to men about man stuff. So I suggest you go read one of my friends (see my blogroll down in the right-han ... discuss

"Warped mind" she says (below). I say her thoughts are a mirror into which it would behoove Americans to gaze long and hard. I resided in the State of Apathy for far too long - What can one person p ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen OAKLAND, CA, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A girl who became the center of national controversy after she was declared “brain dead” by Oakland Children&rsquo ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

I couldn't find an embed code, but you can click to see a short video of a 12-week baby that appears to have been miscarried. The child is still alive and responsive to touch when the video begins, bu ... discuss

Medical Examiner Confirms Woman Died From Heart Attack After Botched Abortion The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner’s Office ruled today that a young woman died from complications due to a legal abortion ... discuss

The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner’s Office ruled today that a young woman died from complications due to a legal abortion she obtained at a Cleveland abortion clinic earlier this year. Wilson, 22, d ... discuss

 TIME magazine’s “Preemie Revolution” illustrates how these babies are surviving and thriving  By Dave Andrusko A front cover photo for the new TIME magazine unintentionally ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A California woman has given birth to a healthy baby boy after her reluctance to risk her child’s life by undergoin ... discuss

I failed twice in a row and I'm absolutely grateful that I did. That probably sounds weird, doesn't it? I should probably explain my mentality behind this...As most of you know, I've been back in scho ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins TUCSON, AZ, May 19, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two-and-a-half years ago, Sam Schmid was considered brain-dead and a candidate to have his organs harvested. Today, he is back in ... discuss

The following news release was issued on May 19, 2014.GENEVA, Switzerland — The first 1,000 days in the life of a human being—from conception to the second birthday—are crucial to the health and ... discuss

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss

My friend Kristine Kruszelnicki of Pro-Life Humanists fairly recently posted an article to Hemant Mehta's blog ("The Friendly Atheist") making a secular case for abortion. Since then, irrational athei ... discuss

Full disclosure: Arcadian House Publishing has sent me a free copy of this book to review.Waiting for Eli is the story of a father, Chad Judice, and his wife, Ashley, who is pregnant with their second ... discuss

This week's song spotlights one of the outstanding duos of Motown's heyday: Marvin Gaye and Tammie Terrell. During the couple of years during the late Sixties they recorded together they had numerous ... discuss

Sometimes I think God asks too much of me. I mean, really. What is he thinking? I can understand giving some general guidelines to follow, some flexible rules to kind of give me an idea of which wa ... discuss

An article written on Everyday Feminism by Erin McKelle has been brought to my attention. Ordinarily I wouldn't take the time to respond to an article like this, but a friend asked for my thoughts on ... discuss

The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services for Catholic Health Care Services encourage us to provide for donation of organs to others in medical need, which we cannot dona ... discuss

I never thought about it much. I guess I always thought people would think I was crazy if I did say He did to anyone. I’m pretty sure last night my dreams were full of God speaking to me. I writ ... discuss

We are frequently contacted by students inquiring about the best resources for writing a research paper on Margaret Sanger.  Perhaps the best place to start is Dan Flynn's thoroughly researc ... discuss

I'm sure bankers on Wall Street, CEO's of huge multi-billion dollar corporations and even neuro-brain surgeons all have very tough jobs. I'm sure they worry and pace, and hopefully probably even pray ... discuss

Since so many of us have the day off, it's the perfect Monday for a nap!For a more scientific reason to nap, click here! ... discuss

Husband of pregnant woman wants her off life supportBy Elizabeth Landau, CNNupdated 4:11 PM EST, Tue December 24, 2013(CNN) -- Erick Munoz wants to see his wife's wish fulfilled this holiday season, b ... discuss

CNN) -- A brain-dead pregnant woman lies on a hospital bed. Doctors want to keep her on life support until they can deliver her baby. An anguished husband waits.At first glance, the case of Robyn Bens ... discuss

Canadian father keeps "brain dead" pregnant wife on life support to give baby a chance at surviving to birth at 26 weeks. “She still looks so beautiful, and for the most part she looks like sh ... discuss

Baby born with brain outside of skull thrives! Baby Faith Martin had surgery to remove the protrusion and is not believed to have suffered any long-term problems. Now, she’s at home with her family ... discuss

UPDATE: Jahi McMath is still alive. You may recall the California teenager who was declared brain dead by a California hospital. The coroner actually issued a death certificate and released Jahis b ... discuss

With so many expressing disgust over a Texas hospital maintaining a brain dead woman named Marlise Munoz because she was pregnant, I became aware of a remarkably similar case last year that had a m ... discuss

Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was at Brookwood Medical Center Tuesday morning when he was needed for emergency brain surgery miles away at Trinity Medical Center. The problem was the sudden snowstorm had locked d ... discuss

With so many expressing disgust over a Texas hospital maintaining a brain dead woman named Marlise Munoz because she was pregnant, I became aware of a remarkably similar case last year that had a much ... discuss

I have long argued that the difference in humans is moral in nature, not merely biological. But that doesn’t mean that some or all of what makes us unique doesn’t arise out of unique biological di ... discuss

Well, when I asked for a word for this year with a fuzzy, mush brain on January 1, the word that popped into my head was quite unexpected, a surprise really, because it is not a word that I would usu ... discuss

A new examination of the brain of Patient H.M. the man who became an iconic case in neuroscience when he developed a peculiar form of amnesia after parts of his brain were removed during surgery in 19 ... discuss

 “It just so happens that your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Now, mostly dead is slightly alive.”   ~ Miracle Max As you bundle up ... discuss

The debate continues to rage over the life of death of little Nicole Machado Munoz, whose life ended when her father won the right from a judge to remove her “brain dead” mother from life ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko I was on my way Saturday to the quarterly meeting of the National Right to Life Board of Directors when I stopped to check my Droid for the latest news about Marlise Muñoz , t ... discuss

FORT WORTH, Tex. – A hospital in Texas has decided not to fight a judge’s orders to remove a pregnant brain dead woman from life support, removing the woman from the ventilator on Sunday a ... discuss

Human fetus at 20-weeks gestation. The battle for the life of Marlise Munoz’s unborn child is finally over. Today, the brain dead pregnant mother was removed from life support, effectively killi ... discuss

A hospital in Texas said on Sunday it plans to follow a judge's order to remove a brain-dead pregnant woman from life support following a legal battle with her husband, who had argued that the fetus s ... discuss

A Texas hospital removed a brain-dead pregnant woman from life support on Sunday in line with a court order, ending a battle with her husband who argued the fetus she had been forced to carry was with ... discuss

Such a tragedy and sad end to this story. While reports now say the baby was not "viable'' and was deformed likely led to the reason the judge may have decided in favor of the husband, I find it ... discuss

A hospital in Texas said on Sunday it plans to follow a judge's order to remove a brain-dead pregnant woman from life support following a legal battle with her husband, who had argued that the fetus s ... discuss

A Texas hospital says it will follow a judge's order to remove life support from a pregnant, brain-dead woman. Original PostingRead more →The post Texas hospital says it will follow judge’ ... discuss

Hospital executives in North Texas are conferring with the district attorney's office to determine their next step after a judge's ruling that they must disconnect life support for a pregnant, brain-d ... discuss

FORT WORTH – A Texas judge has ordered that a pregnant woman be removed from life support following a lawsuit from her husband and parents. As previously reported, Marlise Munoz, 33, has been on ... discuss

Marlise Munoz will go off of the medical technology that maintain her, also leading to the end of her 21-week fetus. From the USA Today story:Husband Erick Munoz found his wife unconscious on Nov. 26. ... discuss

Judge R. H. Wallace Jr. issued the ruling Friday in the case of Marlise Munoz.  Original PostingRead more →The post Texas hospital ordered to remove life support from pregnant, brain-dead w ... discuss

A judge allowed a Texas husband’s bid to remove his “brain dead” pregnant wife from life support, an action that would end the life of his own unborn child. Marlise Munoz collapsed i ... discuss

A simple electronic board consisting of 64 LED lights, the Dynavision D2 is now being used in hospitals across the country – helping many athletes to fully heal after brain injuries. Original Postin ... discuss

Attorneys for a Fort Worth-area family will ask a judge Friday to allow a pregnant, brain-dead Texas woman to be removed from life support, despite hospital opposition. Original PostingRead more ͛ ... discuss

In a horrific story out of Spain, a mother hid a knife in a diaper and eventually used it to kill her disabled 10-month-old son, who was at a local hospital being treated for a brain condition. The ch ... discuss

Erick Munoz's attorneys said in a statement Wednesday that the fetus that Marlise Munoz is carrying has several "abnormalities," including a deformation of the lower body parts that make it impossible ... discuss

Hundreds of thousands of people will be marching around the country today to protest the wholesale slaughter of life in the womb. Catholics and others have kept that fight alive, to good effect, for d ... discuss

A different judge will consider a Tarrant County man’s request to remove his pregnant, brain-dead wife from life support at a hospital. Original PostingRead more →The post New judge to hear ca ... discuss

Researchers have identified a new molecular mechanism that alters the brain’s reward circuits after an individual has consumed cocaine. Original PostingRead more →The post Researchers find bra ... discuss

A new study has revealed that middle-school female soccer players are at an elevated risk for mild traumatic brain injury on the playing field. Additionally, and many continue to play while they are s ... discuss

Republican Party Chairman: GOP is Proudly Pro-Life on Abortion Next week is the RNC Winter Meeting, and this time around it’s being held in Washington, D.C. As many Life News readers know, that ... discuss

This is a slightly revised and updated article I first wrote and posted in 2004 at this time.March for Life 2010 ascending Capitol Hill, heading to the Supreme CourtWednesday, January 22, will mark th ... discuss

Some people feel pain more intensely than others, and new research suggests differences in pain sensitivity may be related to differences in brain structure.  Original PostingRead more →The ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko Erick and Marlise Munoz with their first child, Mateo Without explanation, the Texas judge hearing a suit brought by the family of a pregnant woman said to be brain dead recuse ... discuss

The distressing case of Jahi McMath can be a teachable moment for us. Jahi, only 13 years old, suffered severe complications after a tonsillectomy operation at Children’s Hospital in Oakland, Ca ... discuss

(RNS) The cases of two young women — a California teen and a pregnant Texas mother — have generated sympathy for their families, but also have left some doctors and bioethicists upset about their ... discuss

Associated Press: "The fate of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman and her fetus likely will be decided in a courtroom after the woman's husband sued the hospital keeping her on life support against hi ... discuss

The husband of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman is suing the hospital to have the woman removed from life support. Original PostingRead more →The post Husband of pregnant, brain dead Texas wom ... discuss

By STEPHEN VINCENT | OAKLAND, Calif. — The tragic case of Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead by an Oakland hospital and a month later reluctantly release ... discuss

By STEPHEN VINCENT | OAKLAND, Calif. — The tragic case of Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead by an Oakland hospital and a month later reluctantly rele ... discuss

Pope Francis: Abortion Kills Children “Who Will Never See the Light of Day” Pope Francis today spoke out strongly against the abortion culture, saying abortion is part of the same “throwaway ... discuss

Rebecca Coates had given birth to her daughter Bailey only hours earlier when she noticed something was not quite right with her infant. Original PostingRead more →The post Did cord blood bankin ... discuss

FORT WORTH – A hospital in Texas is being pressured to take a brain dead woman, who is also 20-weeks pregnant, off life support. Marlise Munoz, 33, has been on a ventilator since late November w ... discuss

Today we have a tragic pregnancy situation out of Fort Worth, Texas. At Life News, Rachel Cox summarizes: In November, Erick Munoz’s wife Marlise, who was 14 weeks pregnant, suffered a blood clot an ... discuss

Today we have a tragic pregnancy situation out of Fort Worth, Texas. At Life News, Rachel Cox summarizes: In November, Erick Munoz’s wife Marlise, who was 14 weeks pregnant, suffered a blood clot an ... discuss

This is a good example why people are losing trust in the health care system. Over at CNN, medical producer Stephanie Smith writes a story arguing that we should do away with second opinions in det ... discuss

The cases of two young women—a California teen and a pregnant Texas mother—have generated sympathy for their families, but also have left some doctors and bioethicists upset about their treatment. ... discuss

(RNS) Many doctors are questioning continued medical procedures on a 13-year-old girl declared brain-dead nearly a month ago, calling interventions to provide nutrition to a dead body wrong and unethi ... discuss

UPDATE: Thank you to all our readers who took the time to make phone calls and pray for Jahi McMath over this past weekend. This 13-year-old girl, who was declared brain dead by Childrens Hospital Ori ... discuss

The lawyer for the family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old who has been declared brain dead, said Wednesday that doctors successfully inserted a gastric tube and tracheotomy tube into the teenager at a ... discuss

  By Wesley J. Smith Marvin Winkfield places his arm around his wife Nailah Winkfield, the mother of Jahi McMath This is a good example why people are losing trust in the health care system. Over ... discuss

The young girl declared brain dead following complications of tonsil surgery was moved from Children’s Hospital in Oakland to an undisclosed location after her family fought for her life. No one kno ... discuss

A 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has been given the feeding and breathing tubes that her family had been trying to obtai ... discuss

DO fear the Reaper. Writing about the Jahi McGarth case in TIME, Bobby Schindler shares some stories of two people who were NOT on death's doorstep but they were about to go under the sickle of the O ... discuss

by Ben Johnson January 8, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The body of 13-year-old Jahi McMath may have so deteriorated in the 25 days since she was declared “brain dead” that it may be imp ... discuss

Anchor defends unborn baby in tragic case of brain dead mother. By Katie Yoder In bioethical matters of life and death, the liberal media can generally be counted on to come down on the side of death. ... discuss

Swiss drugmaker Roche has found an efficient way for complex antibody drugs to reach and penetrate the brain, raising the possibility of more effective treatments for diseases such as Alzheimer's. Ori ... discuss

Medical researchers have reported a truly astounding discovery.  Giving the medication valproic acid (trade name, Depakote) to adults may allow the brain to assimilate new skills and learn new co ... discuss

Medical experts say it may be just a matter of time before her body functions shut down completely. Original PostingRead more →The post Clock ticking for brain dead California girl, experts say ... discuss

Medical experts disagree over whether Jahi McMath is still alive Original PostingRead more →The post Oakland girl’s brain death divides pro-life camp appeared first on Foundation Life. ... discuss

Case raises the question of the bioethics surrounding the use of neurological criteria in determining death. Original PostingRead more →The post California Girl Declared Brain-Dead to be Transfe ... discuss

Hassan Rasouli, a man who is in a minimally conscious state, will be transferred from the hospital that wanted him to die. As readers may recall, Rasouli suffered complications after brain surgery. ... discuss




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