Nerve Stimulation Has 'Woken' A Man After 15-Years Spent In A Vegetative State

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Tech

A man has opened his eyes after 15 years spent in a vegetative state, thanks to a potential new treatment that administers non-invasive electrical zap...

Patient In A Coma Has His Brain 'Jump-Started' By An Ultrasound Device

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Tech

A man has made “remarkable” progress waking up from a coma after scientists used ultrasound to jump-start his brain. The 25-year-old underwent the...

Man Wakes From Coma, Proposes To Girlfriend At His Bedside

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Kristopher Jones woke up from a coma, there was only one thing on his mind. The 29-year-old, who was so critically-ill his family and friends wer...

Newborn Daughter's Cries Helped Mum Wake Up From Coma

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has reflected on how her newborn daughter's cry helped wake her from a coma. Shelly Cawley gave birth to her daughter Rylan in September l...

Man Who Was Trapped Inside His Own Body For 12 Years Tells His Story

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A man who experienced Total Locked-in Syndrome for 12 years has given a devastating account of his painstaking desire to be noticed, to be heard, and ...

Schumacher 'Showing Moments Of Consciousness'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Sport

Michael Schumacher is showing "moments of consciousness and awakening" and "making progress", the Formula 1 legend's agent has said. Michael Schuma...

'Awake!' German Magazine Slammed Over Misleading Schumacher Headline

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Michael Schumacher fans have bombarded a German magazine with complaints after its front page featured a picture of the Formula 1 legend and his wife,...

Schumacher Being 'Brought Out Of Coma', Manager Confirms

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Sport

Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is slowly being brought out of an induced coma following last month's skiing accident, his manager ...

'Atos Declares Coma Patients Fit' and Other Disability Related Welfare Urban Myths

Simon Stevens | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Stevens

I think we are being led to believe some health professional from ATOS has visited a person in a coma, took one look at them, and said yep, they are fit for work! I mean really?

Proof of Heaven? What, Here and Now? Why Not!

Tony Lobl | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Dr. Eben Alexander - who has worked at some of the most prestigious US medical institutions - has spoken of the need for a different "picture of reality" after he nearly died during a seven-day coma. His book "Proof of Heaven" has just been published.

"He Was Gutsy, Determined And A Fighter To The End"

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

Tributes have been paid to locked-in sufferer Tony Nicklinson, who died "peacefully at home" after contracting pneumonia. His daughter Laura tweete...

Religious Family In Legal Battle To Keep Father On Life Support

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

The family of a severely brain-damaged Muslim man are fighting in the High Court for him to receive, against medical advice, life-saving treatment if ...

Coma Man Cries At The Sound Of His Fiancée's Voice

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

A man who had been in a coma for 10 months without showing any signs of recovery cried when he heard his fiancée's voice over the phone, it has been ...

'Living Wills' and the Medical Profession: When Clinical Best Intentions Clash With Patient Intent

Helen Gaskell | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Gaskell

We live, we are told, in an age of independence, when individuals possess more ability to take control of their lives than any previous era in history.

Coma Victim's Forgotten Novel To Be Released

PA | Posted 20.02.2012 | Home

A woman who spent three months in a coma is due to see the debut novel she had completely forgotten she was writing appear in print. Alexandra Sing...

L'Oréal Vows To Help Hair Dye Coma Investigation

PA | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Cosmetics giant L'Oreal has pledged to help those investigating how a 38-year-old woman collapsed after using a home hair dye and ended up in a coma. ...