Deep inside, some “vegetative state” patients are aware
Michael Cook | 24 August 2013 |
Canadian neuroscientists have detected conscious activity in a patient who has been in a “vegetative state” for 12 years
Landmark “vegetative state” paper challenged
Xavier Symons | 06 February 2013 |
US researchers have questioned the results of a landmark study in The Lancet from 2011 on awareness of “vegetative” patients.
Ariel Sharon may be conscious
Xavier Symons | 01 February 2013 |
The world’s most famous person in a permanent vegetative state is former Israeli Prime-Minister Ariel Sharon. He suffered a massive stroke seven years ago, and has been completely disabled ever since.
Is it better to be minimally conscious than vegetative?
Michael Cook | 07 September 2012 |
The interesting question posed by two Oxford utilitarians, Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu in the Journal of Medical Ethics recently is this: “Is it better to be minimally conscious than vegetative?”
Consciousness still flickers in some “vegetative” patients
Michael Cook | 10 February 2010 |
New study with astounding results
Belgian coma man wrongly diagnosed for 23 years
Jared Yee | 28 November 2009 |
Debate over facts