November 29, 2022

After a Stillbirth, an Autopsy Can Provide Answers. Too Few of Them Are Being Performed.

(ProPublica) – Researchers and national obstetric groups, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, have called on doctors and hospitals to offer a stillbirth evaluation, a systematic assessment that includes placental exams, genetic … Read More

September 29, 2022

No Brain Death? No Problem. New Organ Transplant Protocol Stirs Debate.

(MedPage Today) – With little attention or debate, transplant surgeons across the country are experimenting with a kind of partial resurrection: They’re allowing terminal patients to die, then restarting their hearts while clamping off blood flow to their brains. The … Read More