CIA black site detainee served as training prop to teach interrogators torture techniques

Newly declassified documents reveal Ammar al-Baluchi was repeatedly slammed against a wall while naked until all trainees received ‘certification’ A detainee at a secret CIA detention site in Afghanistan was used as a living prop to teach trainee interrogators, who lined up to take turns at knocking his head against a plywood wall, leaving him with brainContinue reading “CIA black site detainee served as training prop to teach interrogators torture techniques”

EU scientists reveal long-term brain damage caused by Covid

A European study has found that Covid-19 can affect blood vessels in the human brain in a study that has raised more questions about the long-term consequences of the disease. Research by French, Spanish and German scientists published Thursday in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience reveals that, in addition to attacking the lungs, the virus can also can kill certain brainContinue reading “EU scientists reveal long-term brain damage caused by Covid”

COVID-19 survivors may suffer from a loss of gray matter and other brain tissue over time, a long-term study suggests

A new study has explored the potential impact of COVID-19 on people’s brains. It drew on data from UK Biobank, a database for genetic and health information. The study, which is awaiting peer review, suggests there was a loss of gray matter in survivors. A new study that drew on data gathered by UK Biobank suggests COVID-19 survivors mayContinue reading “COVID-19 survivors may suffer from a loss of gray matter and other brain tissue over time, a long-term study suggests”

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