X-Message-Number: 16282
Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 17:55:54 -0500
From: Ken Wolfe <>
Subject: Re: #16277 Kryos News #6
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> Message #16277
> From: 
> Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 21:37:11 EDT
> Subject: KRYOS NEWS # 6
> One "luxury" cryopatients have is that we know they are going to die soon.
> While this state of affairs is normally hardly an advantage, in the setting
> of cryoTransport it can be of enormous benefit. A second somewhat less
> ambiguous luxury they enjoy is that once they become cryopatients they are
> legally and medically dead and thus outside the reach of the vast and killing
> burden of government regulation. In particular, they are free of control by
> those statues that prevent the use of non-government approved medical
> devices, drugs and techniques. This means that US Food and Drug
> Administration (FDA) approval is not necessary before a promising therapy is
> applied to cryopatients after legal death is properly pronounced.

I assume "those statues that prevent..." is supposed to be "those
statutes that prevent..."

(spell-checking software has its limits)

Ken Wolfe
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


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