In some cardiac arrest patients, a flurry of brain activity during life-saving CPR may be a sign of a "near-death experience."
The heightened mortality of "night owls" compared with "early birds" may come down to heavier smoking and higher alcohol consumption among night owls, a large study of people in Finland suggests.
The death cap mushroom accounts for more than 90% of worldwide mushroom-related deaths. Its ubiquitous spread could be down to a weird genetic cloning trick.
Investigators are considering the possibility that the couple, their one-year-old daughter and their dog were exposed to toxic algae.
It's impossible to know for sure the deadliest day in U.S. history because you can end up comparing apples with oranges.
Called xylazine, the drug is a sedative used in veterinary medicine, and is not approved for use in humans.
People's heartbeats may stop and restart as they die, with implications for the practice of organ donation.
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