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Ultrasound used to 'jump-start' a 25-year-old man's brain

Bradley Crehan was hit by a car after walking out of a bar in Santa Monica, California, last February. The 25-year-old's head slammed to the ground, causing a severe brain injury.

Boy wakes from coma with an addiction to cheese and swearing

Chesterfield - A teenager from England woke up from a nine day coma, but he ended up picking up some bad habits, which included eating blocks of cheese and swearing.

British man wakes up from coma thinking he's Matthew McConaughey

A British man awoke from a coma, following a terrible car accident, speaking fluent French and thinking he was Matthew McConaughey.

U.K. conman pretends to be comatose for two years to avoid court

The crook thought he had gotten away with stealing $64,000 out of the bank account of an elderly neighbor with Alzheimer's disease. To avoid prosecution, he pretended to be quadriplegic and comatose for the past two years. Then he went to Tesco.

'Miracle Girl?': Teen wakes from coma when family sings hymns

Provo - "An amazing miracle" has taken place deep in the heart of Mormon country, say family and friends of a brain-dead teenager who awoke from a coma after they sang hymns by her hospital bedside.

Schumacher now 'fighting for his life' in Grenoble hospital

Grenoble - According to doctors in the Grenoble hospital where Michael Schumacher is being treated, the seven-times world Formula One champion is "fighting for his life" and slipping into a coma.

NASA releases photo of hot gas swirling in Coma galaxy cluster

Today NASA released a stunning photograph of massive arms of hot gas swirling in the Coma cluster of galaxies. The image was captured via NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton.

Boxer awakes from coma after fight

On Friday night, female super featherweight boxer Frida Wallberg, from Sweden, had to go in for surgery after suffering from a serious head injury in a 10-round world championship title fight against Diana Prazak, from Australia.

Man cuts off his penis during argument with girlfriend

Ouch! A drunk man went to extraordinary painful lengths to end an argument with his girlfriend by cutting off his penis and testicles with a pair of scissors, and flushing them down the toilet.

Rapper Lil Wayne says he is 'fine' after health scare

Los Angeles - Earlier Friday, reports surfaced that rapper Lil Wayne suffered a life threatening seizure. TMZ reported the YMCMB star was in a coma and may not even wake up. These reports have been refuted by Weezy's friends and the artist himself.

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez reportedly in coma, on life support

Reports say that the Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is in an induced coma and is being kept alive by life support after complications following a cancer surgery. Sources say his Cuban doctors may decide to switch off the life support "at any moment."

Owners of Salinas' XL Grindhouse accused of beating homeless man

Salinas - A pair of brothers who own the XL Grindhouse restaurant in Oldtown Salinas are accused of beating a homeless man last month, leaving him comatose for several days.

Review: New on DVD for October 30 Special

This week’s releases include a physical confrontation of a group of kids’ darkest fears; an eccentric romance with an unwritten ending; and time travel movie that’s never been seen before.

Coma patient woke up just before being taken off life support

Phoenix - A 21-year-old man was reportedly hours away from being taken off life support after having been in a coma since a car accident in October.

Jailed polygamist Warren Jeffs in coma

Tyler - Polygamist Warren Jeffs, 55, may be in a medically induced coma just weeks after being sentenced to life in prison for sexual assault of two of his underage brides.

Actor Jeff Conway in coma

Actor Jeff Conway, 60, is in critical condition after being found unconscious at his home on May 11. Conway has had a long time battle with addiction and appeared on two seasons of “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinksy.”

Zsa Zsa Gabor in coma

Los Angeles - Zsa Zsa Gabor was rushed to hospital yesterday with a feeding tube problem. She fell into a coma after being admitted to hospital.

Rape suspect in coma after victim’s husband retaliates

Issaquah - In what appears to be an example of vigilante justice a man who allegedly raped a woman is now in coma after her husband and his friend took matters into their own hands. When they found him - he was beaten until he was bloody and unable to move.

Teen remains in coma after car-boarding stunt

Two days after a car-boarding stunt went wrong, a 16-year-old boy remains comatose and in critical condition with severe head injuries.

Eluana Englaro granted right to die after 17 years in coma

When Eluana Englaro was 20 she was in a horrible car wreck that left her with irreversible brain damage. Her father fought then to have her feeding tube removed so that she could go out with dignity.

Heiress Martha 'Sunny' von Bulow Dead at Age 76

After spending 28 years in a coma Sunny von Bulow died on Saturday at a New York City nursing home. Von Bulow was the subject of a bestselling book and movie.

Doctor Faces Suspension After Beating A Paramedic Into A Coma

It is one of the most shocking crimes to hit the medical world in recent years. A doctor has found himself this week suspended from practise for only 12 months after he mindlessly beat a paramedic into a coma

Pole wakes from 19-year coma in a democratic country

A Polish man wakes up after a 19 year coma is shocked with the changes in the country.

Woman awakens after 6 years, slips back

A woman who went into a vegetative state in November 2000 awoke for three days, spoke with her family and a local television station before slipping back on Wednesday. "I'm fine," Christa Lilly told her mother on Sunday, her first words in eight months.

Child Struck By Frozen Meat In Coma

A 5-year-old girl remained in a coma Sunday after reportedly being struck in the head by a frozen piece of meat during a domestic dispute.

Judge rules coma woman can die

A 53-year-old woman who has been in a coma for over three years should be allowed to die with dignity, the country's top family judge said on Wednesday.

Russia Billionaire in Coma After French Ferrari Crash

Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov was placed into a coma after suffering severe burns when the Ferrari he was driving crashed and burst into flames in Nice on the French Riviera

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A team of astronomers has discovered enormous arms of hot gas in the Coma cluster of galaxies by usi...
A team of astronomers has discovered enormous arms of hot gas in the Coma cluster of galaxies by using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton.
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Boxer Frida Wallberg
Boxer Frida Wallberg
Brain scans of various disorders of consciousness  including minimally conscious state
Brain scans of various disorders of consciousness, including minimally conscious state

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