Re: MED: "Frankenstein fears after head transplant"

Date: Sun Apr 08 2001 - 11:41:16 MDT

In a message dated 4/8/2001 1:48:40 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< So start with a paralysed patient, such as Stephen Hawking,
 and a healthy young body attached to a dead brain. Then
 just to be able to argue that *no* lives were actually lost
 in the procedure, switch the bodies. spike >>
You realize, that, in fact, the good doctor's operation, leaves Hawking with
even less movement and sensation then he currently has with his ALS
afflcition? Not to mention even less quality of life. If we are talking
genuine neuro-genin treatments, or neural prothesis, that is a completely
different story! But that is not what the "head" doctor is proposing.


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