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Mahasweta Devi put on ventilator

Critically-ill veteran author and Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Mahasweta Devi was on Thursday put on life support after her condition worsened, a doctor said.

Jul 14, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

Europe court upholds decision to allow vegetative man to die

Europe's rights court upheld today the decision of a French court to allow a man in a vegetative state to be taken off life support, in a ruling that could become a benchmark on the continent.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:00 AM IST
Whitney Houston's family denies Bobbi Kristina's recovery claims

Whitney Houston's family denies Bobbi Kristina's recovery claims

 Whitney Houston's family has claimed that Bobby and Tina Brown are absolutely wrong about Bobbi Kristina being awake on life support.

Apr 21, 2015, 13:03 PM IST
Bobbi Kristina Brown no longer on life support

Bobbi Kristina Brown no longer on life support

 Bobbi Kristina Brown is off the life support and doing better, her family has revealed.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Singapore's first PM on life support

Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew remains on life support in an intensive care unit at a hospital here, the Prime Minister's Office said Thursday.

Feb 26, 2015, 12:08 PM IST
Is family ready to let Bobbi Kristina die on same day as Whitney?

Is family ready to let Bobbi Kristina die on same day as Whitney?

 Bobbi Kristina Brown's life support was reportedly to be withdrawn on the 3rd death anniversary of her mom Whitney Houston, but now her lawyer has issued a statement denying the rumours.

Feb 11, 2015, 13:24 PM IST
Tracy Morgan fighting to get better

Tracy Morgan fighting to get better

Comedian Tracy Morgan is still fighting to get better following his car crash in New Jersey in June.

Nov 19, 2014, 13:11 PM IST
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.

Aug 31, 2014, 11:00 AM IST

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.

Jan 25, 2014, 07:03 AM IST

`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.

Jul 06, 2013, 17:35 PM IST

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.

Jul 06, 2013, 13:33 PM IST

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.

Jan 02, 2013, 18:46 PM IST