Brain Injury

  • How do people 'come out' of comas? June 16, 2014

    How fast a person comes out of a coma depends on what caused it and the severity of the damage to the brain. If the cause was a metabolic problem such as diabetes, and doctors treat it with medication, he or she can come out of the coma relatively quickly....
  • Brain injury may be present even without symptoms March 4, 2014

    Washington: Damage to the brain may still occur even if symptoms of traumatic brain injury are not present, scientists, including one of Indian origin, suggest. Veterans exposed to explosions who do not report symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have damage to the brain's white matter comparable to...
  • Schumacher could never wake up from artificial coma: reports January 16, 2014

    London: Legendary Formula One driver Michael Schumacher may never regain consciousness from his medically-induced coma following a skiing accident in late December. The seven-time champion has been in this state for 18 days since hurting his head on a rock while skiing in the French Alps. The doctors have reduced oygen...
  • 'Delhi rape survivor has suffered brain injury' December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: According to the latest health update by the Singapore hospital treating the Delhi gangrape survivor, the 23-year-old has suffered significant brain injury and is struggling against odds for survival. The medical bulletin issued by Mount Elizabeth Hospital at 11.00 am read, "The patient continues to remain in an...