Joan Rivers placed on life support
Joan Rivers placed on life support

 Comedienne Joan Rivers has been placed on life support following her cardiac arrest and medically-induced coma earlier this week.

US judge orders pregnant woman taken off life-support

A US judge ordered a Texas hospital Friday to pull the plug on a brain-dead, pregnant woman it had kept on life support against the family`s wishes.

`Doctors rejected turning off Mandela life support`

Nelson Mandela`s doctors have dismissed the idea of switching off the ailing anti-apartheid icon`s life support until there was a genuine state of organ failure.

Nelson Mandela remains on kidney dialysis but stable

South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is reportedly undergoing kidney dialysis for recurring lung infection in a Pretoria hospital.

Hugo Chavez kept alive by life support?

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in an induced coma and being kept alive by life support following complications during cancer surgery.