A new way to spot consciousness earlier in comatose patients?

2019-07-09 16:45

According to a new study, electroencephalograpy (EEG) can reveal hidden consciousness in some brain-injured patients who appear unresponsive to commands.

Mom falls into coma during birth – and meets baby five months later

2019-04-18 12:47

A young mom who fell into a coma during her near-fatal Caesarean section has finally woken up and met her baby son for the first time.


2018-08-27 15:37

The past couple of days have been tense for the Mpisane family as they could do nothing but wait on any news regarding their daughter Sbahle’s condition.

Mom who gave birth while in coma dies years after waking up

2018-05-24 14:31

A woman who miraculously gave birth to a baby boy while in a coma has died, almost four after waking up.

Should Michael Schumacher's condition be made public? Thousands say 'Yes'!

2017-09-05 12:08

'The time is right to let the fans know about Schumacher's condition', 'Why is it being kept from us?'... the majority of Wheels24 readers believe Michael Schumacher's condition should be made public.

Body temperature might give clues to depth of coma

2017-04-21 11:36

Research indicates that patients who are closer to consciousness may have more normal daily body temperature fluctuations. .

Brain scans can spot potential for coma recovery

2014-04-16 15:19

Brain scans have greater potential in distinguishing between conscious and unconscious patients, and could help to identify comatose patients with the potential to wake up.

Waking the brain

2009-11-13 12:17

When a drug seems to perform a miracle.


Seven-year-old boy miraculously wakes from coma after spending hours in freezing ocean

2019-06-13 14:31

Doctors had initially thought the boy wouldn’t make it as he was suffering from hypothermia and his condition had been classified as critical.

Elderly mom ‘overjoyed’ to see son wake up from 12-year coma

2018-11-08 12:44

A man who was left a quadriplegic after a horrific car crash in 2006 has woken up from a 12-year-long coma.

Man goes to extreme lengths to wake dying wife

2018-05-30 16:06

A heartbroken widower has revealed his desperate attempts to wake his comatose wife, who tragically died just days after giving birth.

“I was in a coma — but no one knew I was actually ‘awake'”

2018-03-13 13:11

A resident left his hands on her bare breasts, a fury rose up and feeling crept back into her fingers...

Woman is confined to a wheelchair after brutal beating – from her husband

2017-08-11 16:01

The battered woman was beaten into a coma earlier this year

Trouble brewing in South Korea's plastic surgery paradise

2014-11-03 11:43

South Koreans, striving for physical perfection to improve their career and marriage prospects, unknowingly approach bogus doctors for plastic surgery. The results are devastating...

Schumi: 'No response to stimuli'

2014-02-10 12:01

It's now two weeks since doctors started trying to wake Michael Schumacher but the F1 legend remains in a coma despite deliberate stimuli and hearing his wife's voice.

Born to a comatose mom

2009-10-12 14:02

Being in a coma is no reason to not give birth to a healthy baby..

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