Monthly Archives: September 2017
999 call operators order grieving relatives to perform CPR on dead bodies
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4913018/999-call-handlers-asking-public-perform-CPR-deceased.html Emergency call handlers are routinely issuing ‘grotesque’ instructions ordering callers to attempt to resuscitate the bodies of loved ones who are obviously beyond help, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. In horrific accounts given to this newspaper, readers have told how they were commanded to perform futile chest compressions on corpses already blackened with […]
Is it possible to reverse Alzheimer’s?
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/is-it-possible-to-reverse-alzheimers-wvdk9scpp As the frazzled mother of four children under ten, Eleanor Smith didn’t think it was significant when she couldn’t recognise her children’s friends at the school gates. Then, when she started mixing up actors’ faces and couldn’t follow plotlines any more, she put it down to middle-aged absent-mindedness. As a former lawyer who had […]