Coma

  • 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare's wife Kavita in coma after suffering brain haemorrhage 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Kavita Karkare, widow of former Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare who died fighting terrorists during the 26/11 attacks here, has been admitted to a hospital after she suffered brain haemorrhage and slipped into coma, police sources said on Sunday. "Kavita Karkare sustained a brain haemorrhage because of which...
  • Jaswant Singh still in coma August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Former union minister and former Bharatiya Janta Party leader Jaswant Singh is still in coma and on ventilator support on the 20th day, a doctor said. Asked if there was any improvement in his condition, a doctor at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said: "No, same condition." "All medical...
  • Jaswant Singh still in coma 12 days after head injury August 19, 2014

    Former Union minister and exBJP leader Jaswant Singh is in coma for the 12th day on Tuesday, doctors said. A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilator support. "Heart rhythm and BP are normal without medication," it reads. The statement added that...
  • Jaswant Singh remains in coma August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former union minister and exBJP leader Jaswant Singh remained in coma for the 10th day on Sunday, doctors said. A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilatory support. His heart rhythm was normal. The statement added that medication being...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Jaswant Singh in Army hospital August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to the Army (Research and Referral) Hospital on Saturday evening to inquire after the health of former Union Minister Jaswant Singh. The Prime Minister spoke to Singh's family members at the hospital, and wished for his speedy recovery. Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh...
  • Michael Schumacher may return home from hospital next month: reports July 23, 2014

    Zurich: There is some good news for Michael Schumacher fans. The Formula One legend could return home by the end of August, according to a report on Daily Star website on Tuesday. The report said experts at the Switzerland hospital, where he is currently treated, say the German is using...
  • 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....
  • Recovery from coma is a reality for many patients June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The diagnosis of coma has become one of the biggest battlegrounds in medical care. While some doctors insist that comatose patients will never recover and should be starved or dehydrated to death, examples of people who have emerged from comas to live full and productive lives can be...
  • Formula One legend Michael Schumacher out of coma June 16, 2014

    Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has fought his way out of coma following a nearfatal skiing accident last December. ...
  • Timeline: Michael Schumacher defeats coma after a sixmonth fight June 16, 2014

    Formula One legend Michael Schumacher came out of coma on Monday after nearly six months and left the French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since his nearfatal skiing accident last December. Here's a timeline of the last six months the seventime F1 champion was in coma: December 29, 2013:...
  • F1 legend Michael Schumacher out of coma after months, leaves hospital June 16, 2014

    Formula One great Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, his manager said on Monday. Schumacher left the hospital in Grenoble "to continue his long phase of rehabilitation," manager Sabine Kehm said...
  • Doctors have not abandoned waking up process: Schumacher's manager February 26, 2014

    Michael Schumacher's manager has dismissed claims by a German magazine that doctors have stopped the 'waking up process' as he continues to be slowly brought out of the medically-induced coma he has been in for nearly two months. The seven-time Formula One world champion remains in a stable condition in the...
  • Waking up Schumacher from 'artificial coma' can take days to months: report February 4, 2014

    More than a month after his nearfatal accident, doctors are trying to wake up Formula One legend Michael Schumacher from the 'artificial coma'. But according to the German newsmagazine Focus that has been following the story in detail, the process can take days to months. "The wakingup can take days, weeks...
  • Michael Schumacher being woken up from coma: reports January 30, 2014

    Michael Schumacher, the Formula 1 legend, is gradually being 'woken up' from a medically induced coma by doctors a month after his nearfatal skiing accident in the French Alps, according to L'Equipe, the French sports daily. The news comes as Schumacher enters his fifth week of a medically induced coma, and...
  • Michael Schumacher in 'stable' condition January 18, 2014

    Frankfurt: Michael Schumacher remains in stable condition following a skiing accident that left the Formula One great with severe head injuries and in a coma since December 29, his manager said on Friday. The statement from manager Sabine Kehm does not mention the word "critical" for the first time in describing...
  • Israelis pay last respects to former PM Ariel Sharon ahead of funeral January 13, 2014

    Jerusalem: Thousands of Israelis bade farewell on Sunday to former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the maverick warriorstatesman who helped reshape the Middle East, as his body lay in state outside parliament in Jerusalem. Sharon died at the age of 85 on Saturday after eight years in a coma caused by a...
  • Michael Schumacher's condition remains critical January 6, 2014

    Paris: Michael Schumacher's condition remains stable but critical, eight days after the German suffered brain injuries in a skiing accident in France. "The clinical state of Michael Schumacher is stable as he's under permanent care and treatment," Grenoble hospital said in a statement on Monday. "However, the medical team in charge stresses...
  • Austarlia: Assaulted Indian student out of induced coma January 6, 2014

    A 20yearold Indian student, who suffered serious head injuries after being brutally attacked and robbed in Australia, is now out of induced coma and responding well to the treatment. Manrajwinder Singh, who was beaten up by gang of eight people perceived to be of African appearance on December 29, is out...
  • Indian student in coma after brutal attack in Melbourne December 30, 2013

    Melbourne: In yet another incident of crime against Indians in Australia, a young student has been left in an induced coma after a brutal attack in Melobourne. Manriajwinder Singh, the 20yearold Indian was repeatedly kicked and punched until a friend came to his rescue. Two cellphones were stolen from him and...
  • Sarabjit death: Pakistan judge may visit India May 19, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistani judge Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi probing the murder of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh may also visit India to complete the judicial inquiry. Justice Naqvi of the Lahore High Court is investigating the death of Sarabjit who died on May 2 following a brutal assault by...
  • Sarabjit's exinmate says attack on him is a conspiracy by Pakistan govt April 27, 2013

    Sarabjit Singh was brutally assaulted inside Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail in Pakistan on Friday. ...
  • Sarabjit's family gets visa, India asks Pak to explain attack on him April 27, 2013

    Lahore: A day after Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh was brutally assaulted inside Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail, his family has been been granted visa to visit him in hospital. Four members of Sarabjit Singh's family have been granted visa by the Pakistan High Commission to meet the Indian prisoner. The Pakistani...
  • Pakistan: Sarabjit Singh in 'deep coma', say sources April 27, 2013

    Lahore: Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked in a Lahore jail in Pakistan, is in 'deep coma' and official sources say no surgery can be conducted on him till his condition stabilises. Sarabjit has been put on ventilator and doctors at the Jinnah Hospital are trying to stabilise him....
  • Jesse Ryder assault accused appear in court April 4, 2013

    Wellington: Two men charged with assaulting New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder were remanded on bail when they appeared in court on Thursday. A 37yearold man was charged with assault and a reckless disregard for Ryder's safety, while his nephew aged 20 faced two charges of assault at Christchurch District Court. Both...
  • Jesse Ryder released from hospital after assault April 3, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has been released from a Christchurch hospital and returned to Wellington less than a week after an assault that initially left him with critical injuries and in an induced coma. Ryder's manager, Aaron Klee, confirmed on Wednesday that Ryder, who suffered a fractured skull in...
  • Recovering Ryder disappointed to miss IPL 6 April 1, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder is disappointed at missing this season's Indian Premier League as he continues his recovery from an assault that left him with a fractured skull and punctured lung. Ryder has been able to walk around his hospital room, just four days after an attack that caused...
  • Recovering Jesse Ryder tells supporters 'I am okay' March 31, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has told wellwishers "I'm okay" three days after suffering severe head injuries in a fight outside a Christchurch bar. Ryder was moved on Sunday from the intensive care ward of Christchurch Hospital to a regular ward as he recovers from a fractured skull and punctured...
  • Gambhir, Karthik express shock and support for Jesse Ryder March 28, 2013

    Jesse Rayder's Pune Warrior India teammate Murali Karthik and Gautam Gambhir wished for a speedy recovery for the New Zealand batsman who is in coma after being assaulted outside a bar. ...
  • New Zealand batsman Ryder in a coma after bar brawl March 28, 2013

    The attack in Christchurch came just days before Jesse Ryder was to participate in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. ...
  • New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder in a coma after bar brawl March 28, 2013

    Wellington: Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder was in a critical condition in hospital after an "extremely vicious" attack as he left a bar in Christchurch, police said. The 28yearold was in an induced coma with a fractured skull and serious internal injuries, and his family were at his bedside. The...