Help brains by cooling bodies after cardiac arrest

From Reuters:

People who are left unconscious after their heart suddenly stops should be cooled in an effort to preserve brain function, according to the American Academy of Neurology.

Reducing a comatose person’s body temperature down to 32 to 34 degrees Celsius (C) – about 90 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit (F) – for 24 hours after rescuing them from cardiac arrest is highly likely to improve brain outcomes, says the organization’s new guideline.

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