By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 18:19
Patients in vegetative states may be unresponsive to the outside world, but according to a new study, their brains become active upon seeing photos of familiar faces.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 12:21
Parkour, also known as free-running, may have caused an accidental fall that has left a 15-year-old from Santa Rosa, Calif. in a medically-induced coma.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 15:51
In a new study conducted by researchers in England, a patient in a vegetative state revealed unusual signs of attentive awareness.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 16:45
Two-year-old Gao Qianbo pre-chews his mother's food now that she's paralyzed and cannot feed herself.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 14:17
A global team of researchers present a consciousness meter to objectively measure awareness; their index may one day be applied to brain injury and coma patients.
By Jonathan Weiss | Fri, 06/07/2013 - 13:43
When a dare went wrong, involving a soy sauce overdose of a quarter gallon, a college student suffered seizures and was rushed to the ER.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 10/18/2012 - 13:37
A teenage girl who had been stuck in a coma after a catastrophic car crash miraculously woke up just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead and harvest her organs.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 13:09
A week after taking the sleeping pill, he is able to have long conversations, remember past events and recognize his family.