vegetative state

Vegetative patients show glimmers of awareness

Despite being unable to move, some patients in a vegetative state retain awareness, according to a recent study.

Oct 25, 2015, 12:16 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

DNA analyses rape victim Aruna Shanbaug's tragic story

Former King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital nurse Aruna Shanbaug, who was in a vegetative state for the last 42 years, after she was sexually assaulted by a hospital sweeper in November 27, 1973, pa

May 19, 2015, 00:05 AM IST

Nurse Aruna Shanbaug, in coma for 42 years, dies in Mumbai

Former King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital nurse Aruna Shanbaug, who was in a vegetative state for the last 42 years, after she was sexually assaulted by a hospital sweeper in November 27, 1973, pa

May 18, 2015, 11:15 AM IST

Patients in vegetative state show 'hidden awareness'

A new study has revealed that there is "hidden brain signatures" of consciousness in the patients in a vegetative state.

Oct 17, 2014, 13:20 PM IST

Schumacher was awake during hospital transfer: Report

Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was conscious and had his eyes open during his top-secret transfer from a French hospital to a facility in Switzerland, Swiss newspaper Blick reported.

Jun 19, 2014, 00:57 AM IST

Schumacher spends 150th day in coma amid 'permanent vegetative state' speculations

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has reportedly spent his 150th day in a medically-induced coma as speculations claim that he may be in a permanent vegetative state for the rest of his life.

May 28, 2014, 10:10 AM IST

Schumacher`s wife spends 10 mln-pounds to make home `hospital` for F1 legend

Formula One ace Michael Schumacher`s wife has reportedly modified a room in their Swiss mansion, spending 10 million-pounds on it, so that the seriously injured racing legend can come home.

Mar 30, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Patients in `vegetative state` not just aware, but also pay attention

A patient in a seemingly "vegetative state," and unable to move or speak, showed signs of attentive awareness, which was not detected before, a new study has revealed.

Nov 01, 2013, 11:16 AM IST

SC reduces sentence as convict is in vegetative state

Using its extraordinary
Constitutional powers in view of the convict`s vegetative
state, the Supreme Court on Thursday reduced the sentence "to the
period already undergone" of an 81-year-old man to 1-year RI.

Mar 10, 2011, 22:10 PM IST

German woman in vegetative state bears child

A German woman who is in a persistent vegetative state has given birth to a baby 22 weeks after suffering a heart attack.

Oct 10, 2009, 20:42 PM IST

German woman in vegetative state bears child

A German woman who is in a persistent vegetative state has given birth to a baby 22 weeks after suffering a heart attack.

Oct 10, 2009, 00:00 AM IST