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March 13, 2010

Military Medics & A Reality Triage

Filed under: Health,Military — SwittersB @ 8:06 AM
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DefenseTech is a great site to get the low down on military issues. It is a straight forward presentation of the military combat life and pulls no punches.

According to an article in the New Scientist, medical professionals are experimenting on a pill that can trick the body into thinking it’s not in shock when it really is. In other words, the drug can prevent certain mechanisms within the proteins and DNA from permanently breaking down and causing long-term damage when the victim is resuscitated.

Pixie Dust, Shock, PTSD, on and on the caustic side effects of war are challenged. Maybe not conquered, but challenged.

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