Tag: Coma

UAE Woman Munira Abdulla Wakes Up From Coma 27 Years After Sustaining Brain Damage From Car Crash

Munira Abdulla sustained serious brain injury protecting her son during a 1991 car accident. She was left in coma but miraculously woke up, calling her son's name in 2018, 27 years after the incident.

Feature | Health April 24, 2019

Flight Attendant Who Works For Israel Airline El Al In Coma After Getting Measles

A woman who contracted measles has slipped into a coma after developing encephalitis. Health officials believe that she was vaccinated, but with just a single dose rather than the recommended two doses.

Public Health April 18, 2019

Russian Woman Dies After Slipping Into A Coma For 13 Months Following A Breast Enlargement Surgery

A Russian mom died after being in a coma for 13 months. The 30-year-old wife went to get breast enlargement surgery for her husband and fell into the coma after being given anesthetic.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 5, 2018

Man In A Coma For 15 Years Shows Signs Of Consciousness After Vagus Nerve Stimulation

A 35-year-old man was able to regain some consciousness after researchers in France implanted in him a device that stimulated his vagus nerve. He showed increased signs of brain activity and was able to follow basic commands.

Neuroscience September 26, 2017

Scientists Use Ultrasound To Jump-Start Brain Of Coma Patient

Scientists have developed a new groundbreaking technique to kick-start the brain of coma patients. Doctors at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) used ultrasound to stimulate the brain of a 25-year-old coma patient successfully.

Neuroscience August 27, 2016

Army Man From Florida Immediately Demands Taco Bell After Waking Up From 48-Day Coma

After emerging from 48-day coma, a 35-year-old army veteran from Florida had one simple request: 'I want Taco Bell.' Here's his story.

Feature | Health May 14, 2016

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Choking On Grape From Pizza Hut

Jacob Jenkins choked on a grape while dining at Pizza Hut on Friday and succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday. Hundreds of neighbors and friends gathered to release balloons on his honor.

Life October 18, 2015

Expert Says Bobby Brown Is In Denial About Bobbi Kristina's Condition

Bobby Brown may have found himself in a bit of a problem: he is either letting go or holding on to a severely disabled daughter.

Movies/TV Shows April 27, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Is Awake, According Bobby Brown: Brain Damage Irreversible

Bobby Brown, at a concert, announced to fans that his daugher, Bobbi Kristina, has awoken from her coma. This is awsome news for the star and the whole family.

Movies/TV Shows April 22, 2015

Miracle! Mom Gives Birth While In Coma And Then Wakes Up

Sharista Giles awakened from a coma to see her son for the first time. She was five months pregnant when a car crash sent her into a coma.

Internet Culture April 13, 2015

Newlywed Wife Refuses To Take Comatose Husband Off Life Support ... And Then He Wakes Up

Despite doctors' recommendation to let him die, Matt Davis wakes up and he and wife Danielle resume their married life together. Doctors had believed traumatic brain injury had meant he would never come out of his coma.

Life April 6, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Moved To Rehab Facility From Georgia Hospital: Report

Bobbi Kristina Brown has been moved to a rehabilitation facility after sepnding two months in a medically induced coma at an Atlanta hospital. The 22-year-old's condition remains unchanged.

Internet Culture March 21, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Turns 22: Still In Coma. Still Fighting For Life

Bobbi Kristina Brown, still in a medically induced coma, celebrated her 22nd birthday on Wednesday.

Movies/TV Shows March 5, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Still In Coma, Suffers Violent Seizures

The family of Bobbi Kristina Brown was reportedly forced to place her under hospital care again after she started having seizures when doctors attempted to take her off medications. She hasn't regained consciousness since she was brought to the hospital on Jan. 31.

Movies/TV Shows February 26, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown: Doctors Remove Her Breathing Tube, Replace It With Tracheostomy Tube

Bobbi Kristina Brown is still in a desperate situation despite doctors removing her breathing tube. Experts on the matter claim this changes nothing regarding her condition.

Movies/TV Shows February 21, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown Currently in Medically Induced Coma

Whitney Houston's only daughter is currently fighting for her life as she is now in a medically induced coma after being found unresponsive face down in her bathtub.

Movies/TV Shows February 2, 2015

Man Waking Up From Coma Is Shocked To Learn He Isn't Matthew McConaughey

A man waking up from a coma firmly believed he was actor Matthew McConaughey. Until he looked in the mirror.

Movies/TV Shows December 23, 2014

Man wakes up from coma speaking Mandarin instead of English

After studying Mandarin Chinese in school, but never really 'clicking' with it, Ben McMahon spoke it fluently after waking up from a Coma unable to remember English.

Internet Culture September 11, 2014

Rosetta orbiter streams science results of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Alice was designed by NASA to delivery information about the atmosphere of a comet from up close, aboard Rosetta. But what did it find?

Space September 7, 2014

Popular comedian Joan Rivers is reportedly in a medically-induced coma: Rivers on life support?

Joan Rivers, the 81-year-old comedian who has been in the business since the 1950s, is currently in a coma and on life support. Her family is hoping she'll make it, and thanking fans for the support.

Internet Culture September 1, 2014

WWE legendary wrestler Jake 'The Snake' Roberts in ICU

Wrestler Jake "The Snake" Roberts, who has been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, is in the ICU. Roberts collapsed on a flight to Las Vegas and was in coma for 24 hours.

Internet August 29, 2014

Woman in coma for two months gives birth to healthy baby boy

There were fears that Melissa Carleton or her baby may not survive because of her condition. However, she managed to give birth and is even able to breastfeed her child albeit with some assistance.

Life May 27, 2014

ESA's Rosetta spots 800-mile long dust cloud of 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, the comet being observed by the ESA's Rosetta space probe, has finally been seen showing of its coma. The long trail of dust is now visible now that the comet is moving closer to the Sun.

Space May 16, 2014

Brain scan: Gateway to helping comatose patients recover?

PET scans may be an effective tool in helping to predict who will recover from long-term unresponsive states. What's holding diagnosis back?

Life April 17, 2014

Schumacher doctors lose hope for full recovery

Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is unlikely to recover after a two-month coma, doctors say.

February 28, 2014

California teen recovers from coma, thanks to fish oil

California teen, Grant Virgin, was in a horrific accident that left him in a coma and the chance of never waking up again. However through sheer desperation and faith, his parents pushed against the odds to bring their son back from certain death. This is what led them to a new type of treatment that allowed Grant to make a miraculous recovery - all thanks to fish oil.

Life January 21, 2014

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