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Is death reversible?

We are repeatedly told through the medical establishment that brain death is “irreversible” and should be considered the end of the line. Or is it? Two biosciences companies are studying a clinical intervention in the state of death.

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Death by overwork on the rise in Japan

Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or "karoshi", a phenomenon previously associated with the long-suffering "salary man" that is increasingly afflicting young and female

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Death by overwork on the rise in Japan

Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or "karoshi", a phenomenon previously associated with the long-suffering "salary man" that is increasingly afflicting young and female

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Death toll in India flyover collapse rises to 23

The death toll in the collapse of a flyover under construction in the Indian city of Kolkata rose to 23, after rescuers worked through the night with cranes and jackhammers to clear huge slabs of steel and concrete.  

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Bahrain roads safest in the region

Bahrain is one of the safest countries in the region with the lowest number of road traffic deaths, according to an expert, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.   To read f

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Kuwait: 2 sentenced to death for spying for Iran

A Kuwaiti court sentenced two men accused of spying for Iran and Hezbollah to death on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said. The case also included the possession of weapons. One of the men given the death penalty was an Iranian convic

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Emirati sentenced to death for joining IS

A man from the United Arab Emirates was sentenced to death in absentia on Sunday for joining Islamic State, local media reported. Local newspapers did not identify the man sentenced by the Abu Dhabi court. But the Arabic-language

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Emirati sentenced to death for joining IS

A man from the United Arab Emirates was sentenced to death in absentia on Sunday for joining Islamic State, local media reported. Local newspapers did not identify the man sentenced by the Abu Dhabi court. But the Arabic-language

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Bahrain floods bring death, misery

Heavy downpour on Friday brought death and misery to Bahrain causing long tailbacks on major highways and several neighbourhoods turning into no-go areas due to heavy flooding. And today will continue to be cold and cloudy, with r

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Sickle cell deaths in Bahrain spark outrage against medics

Two more sickle cell disease patients have died from complications associated with the condition, prompting campaigners to accuse medics of failing to follow basic treatment protocols. Mahmood Mohammed Al Mahdi, 38, from A’ali, and Samee

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