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Near-death experiences: new study finds evidence to back anecdotal claims

A four-year international study of 2,060 cardiac arrest cases in 15 hospitals in the United Kingdom, United States, and Austria has concluded that in some cases of cardiac arrest, so called out-of-body experiences may correspond with actual events. The AWARE (AWAreness during REsuscitation) study, published in the journalResuscitation, also tested the validity of conscious experiences […]

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MP3 headphones a potential heart stopper




Researchers have found that while MP3 players are safe to use around pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), the headphones that are used with these personal stereos can make medical devices malfunction if they are brought into close proximity. Presenting their findings at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2008, the researchers pointed the finger […]




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