According to researchers, the emotional experiences of those close to death are both more positive and less negative than most people believe.
The common myth that Anne Boleyn tried to speak after her untimely demise at the hands of her executioner may have scientific evidence behind it. Researchers explore how consciousness may remain intact for a period of time after death, and what that may mean for medical sciences.
Sleep duration of five hours or less was associated with double the risk of dementia in older adults. Sleep disruptions also increased death risk in those in their seventies.
A new report urges clear standards and uniform protocols to be developed for declaring a patient brain dead.
Yale researchers successfully restored cellular activity and circulation to a pig's brain, four hours after its death. The research challenges the assumption about both timing and the irreversible nature of the cessation of some brain functions following death.
A new study looks at the psychological impact of religious teachings on death and reports the types of 'spiritual encounters' believers have differ, depending on their faith.