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California hospital tried to pull the plug on Anahita Meshkin in a nine-year coma

California hospital tried to pull the plug on Anahita Meshkin in a nine-year coma | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
Anahita Meshkin has been in a coma at John Muir Medical Center, in California, since 2007 when she suffered a massive seizure while battling anorexia.
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Dundee woman continues miraculous recovery from coma by launching new book - The Courier

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Dundee woman continues miraculous recovery from coma by launching new book - The Courier

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Singer Colin Vearncombe 'needs a miracle' to pull out of coma after crash - Independent.ie

Singer Colin Vearncombe 'needs a miracle' to pull out of coma after crash - Independent.ie | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it

Musician Colin Vearncombe, known as Black, will need "a miracle" if he is to pull out of a coma after a car accident in Ireland, his management has said.

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Dundee woman continues miraculous recovery from coma by launching new book - The Courier

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Mum who gave birth during coma says 'it's a miracle we both survived' - Mirror.co.uk

Mum who gave birth during coma says 'it's a miracle we both survived' - Mirror.co.uk | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
Colvina Jolin suffered a massive brain haemorrhage that sent her into a long coma while 23 weeks pregnant
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Mum gives birth while in coma - Portsmouth News

Mum gives birth while in coma - Portsmouth News | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
A nurse who suffered a catastrophic stroke had her baby delivered while she was in a coma.
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Man in vegetative state for 12 years wakes up to tell remarkable story - Fox News

Man in vegetative state for 12 years wakes up to tell remarkable story - Fox News | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
When Martin Pistorius was 12 years old, he came down with a strange illness that caused him to lose his ability to walk, talk and make eye contact, NPR.org reported.
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North Carolina mother awakens from coma after hearing newborn baby's cries - myfox8.com

North Carolina mother awakens from coma after hearing newborn baby's cries - myfox8.com | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
CONCORD, N.C. -- A North Carolina mother who went into a coma after childbirth woke up after hearing her baby cry. People Magazine reported that 23-year-old Concord mother Shelly Cawley was not waking up after having an emergency C-section.
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Young woman still in coma after 2008 accident - Court awards €400000 in damages - Times of Malta

Times of Malta Young woman still in coma after 2008 accident - Court awards €400000 in damages Times of Malta A young woman who is still in coma after a traffic accident in 2008 has been awarded almost €400,000 in damages by Magistrate Paul Coppini...
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Former Coma Patient's Statement Prompts Murder Investigation - TIME

Former Coma Patient's Statement Prompts Murder Investigation - TIME | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
The patient had fallen from a cruise ship in a suspected suicide
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Massachusetts cyclist who has been in a coma for NINETEEN years, dies - Daily Mail

Massachusetts cyclist who has been in a coma for NINETEEN years, dies - Daily Mail | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
David Scannell of Massachusetts died at 58 last week after 19 years of being in a coma after he was hit by drunk driver Daniel Danais in 1996. Danais and Scannell's family are now close.
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Why are patients in permanent comas routinely kept alive? - The Conversation UK

Why are patients in permanent comas routinely kept alive? - The Conversation UK | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
We need to rethink our approach to routinely giving permanently unconscious patients life-prolonging treatment.
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Doctors Misdiagnose Comatose Patient As Brain Dead, Refuse To Treat Her

Doctors Misdiagnose Comatose Patient As Brain Dead, Refuse To Treat Her | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
A father recently sued a hospital and won, proving that his daughter was not brain dead — a diagnosis the hospital wrongfully gave.
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Acupuncture Wakes Up Coma Patients

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The acupuncture group had an 80% arousal rate from a coma state.
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Son wakes from 198 days in coma after mum sang to him when medics gave up - Daily Star

Son wakes from 198 days in coma after mum sang to him when medics gave up - Daily Star | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
A MAN who fell into a coma has come back from the
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Family Stories May Help Coma Patients Recover - MedicineNet

Family Stories May Help Coma Patients Recover - MedicineNet | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
Hearing their loved ones tell familiar stories can help brain injury patients in a coma regain consciousness faster and have a better recovery, a new study suggests.
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Son wakes from 198 days in coma after mum sang to him when medics gave up - Daily Star

Son wakes from 198 days in coma after mum sang to him when medics gave up - Daily Star | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
A MAN who fell into a coma has come back from the
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Florida man placed in a coma after e-cigarette explosion - Fox News

Florida man placed in a coma after e-cigarette explosion - Fox News | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
The family of a Florida man who was placed in a medically induced coma Monday after his e-cigarette blew up wants others to understand the dangers of the devices.
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Pensioner left in coma after being trampled by herd of COWS on 76th birthday - Mirror.co.uk

Pensioner left in coma after being trampled by herd of COWS on 76th birthday - Mirror.co.uk | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
The cows and their calves stampeded and crushed Jenny Baxter leaving her with multiple broken bones
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Teenage thugs pictured after 'hate crime' attack left boy in coma with ... - Scottish Daily Record

Teenage thugs pictured after 'hate crime' attack left boy in coma with ... - Scottish Daily Record | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
Joseph Kelly and Zach Birch, both 17, were locked up by a judge who lifted the usual court reporting restrictions for under-18s
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Family Voices May Help Coma Patients Recover - Voice Chronicle

Family Voices May Help Coma Patients Recover
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A new study states that the voices of loved ones telling the patient familiar stories stored in his long-term memory can help awaken the unconscious brain and speed recovery from coma.
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Texas Mom Still in Coma Three Years After Suffering Brain Aneurysm Before ... - People Magazine

Texas Mom Still in Coma Three Years After Suffering Brain Aneurysm Before ... - People Magazine | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
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For seven years, Sean Brown and his wife Heather tried to conceive, so the moment it actually happened is something he will never forget.
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Why are patients in permanent comas routinely kept alive? - The Conversation UK

Why are patients in permanent comas routinely kept alive? - The Conversation UK | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
We need to rethink our approach to routinely giving permanently unconscious patients life-prolonging treatment.
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Acupuncture Wakes Up Coma Patients

Acupuncture Wakes Up Coma Patients | Chronic Disorders of Consciousness | Scoop.it
The acupuncture group had an 80% arousal rate from a coma state.
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