What are palliative treatments?
The goal of palliative treatment is to prolong life without compromising the quality of life. In the elderly, the demarcation between curative and palliative treatment is sometimes difficult to determine. The treatment is theoretically the best can not always be applied for reasons of physical frailty or because the tumor is associated with other conditions. In this case, the anti-tumor treatment can be delayed until the onset of symptoms causing discomfort to the patient.
New way of mourning
Transform the ashes of the deceased into diamonds.
In Chicago (USA), a funeral home offers families - through 2299 dollars (2400 euros) - to transform their newly deceased relatives tujo carat diamond. eventually raise the fingers forever.
File "our time" the Nouvel Observateur of 24 to 30 April 2003
The process: the "char"
The American company Life Gem (Chicago) has invented a new way of mourning: to isolate the carbon from the ashes of a corpse freshly cremated and turn it into gemstone that is sufficient to mount signet then.
The process is as follows: cremate the deceased by monitoring oxygen levels during the cremation to avoid the carbon body turns into carbon dioxin. A small part of the black powder obtained (a human body could produce a hundred diamonds of different sizes), is sent to a factory in Pennsylvania. There, the carbon is heated under vacuum at very high temperature to transform it into graphite.Envoyé Russia, graphite is then submitted, in autoclaves at pressures and temperatures such that it becomes diamond. Each step can be followed by the family. Certificates are given by pat étape.Le unused carbon is stored to be processed again (new applications, the first diamond lost or misplaced ...). The end result is a diamond not white but blue.
A high potential market
The most immediate market is Japan where 100% of the dead are cremated. United States 26% of people choose cremation, this figure should reach 40% in 2010. In France, cremation accounted for 0.5% of deaths in 1974, 20% in 2003. Besides the market for pets ...