Tag Archives: Coma

Short Story: A Kiss Goodnight

A year after I graduated into middle school, one morning, my father called on the landline in the morning. When he spoke into the phone, I knew something was wrong. It wasn’t about his voice, it was because he only called on the landline when he couldn’t figure his way into morphed technology and pick up his cell phone.

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Scientists use ultrasound to jump-start a man’s brain after coma

Washington: A 25-year-old man recovering from a coma has made remarkable progress following a treatment at UCLA to jump-start his brain using ultrasound. The technique uses sonic stimulation to excite the neurons in the thalamus, an egg-shaped structure that serves as the brain’s central hub for processing information.

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Five-year-old child goes into coma during finger surgery

Bengaluru: The family of a five-year old child, named Lakshay P, alleged medical negligence by the Mallya Hospital in Bengaluru after the child went into coma during his finger surgery.

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Even in her coma, Aruna triggered changes in euthanasia law

Mumbai (IANS): One moment of murderous lust by a hospital contract sweeper consigned a young woman looking forward to her impending marriage to over four decades of a vegetative half-life.

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Row over nurse Aruna Shanbaug’s funeral

Mumbai (IANS): A controversy has erupted over performing the last rites of nurse Aruna Shanbaug, the world’s oldest comatose patient who died on Monday after lying in coma for around 42 years, with two of her relatives staking claim to do so.

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British woman gives birth in coma

London: A British woman delivered a child in coma but lost any memory of even being pregnant at the first place as she gained consciousness a fortnight later at the hospital.

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