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# Coma

This year
Family of Scottish teenager in coma in Spain fundraising for €40k flight home
Her family have stated that they are hoping she can be flown from Malaga to Dundee.
PSG goalkeeper out of coma and conscious after horse accident
Sergio Rico was admitted to hospital after an accident involving a horse at a local festival.
Last year
Anne Heche in a coma after LA car crash, representative confirms
The 53-year-old was taken to hospital following the incident on Friday morning.
Family of Archie Battersbee call for 'change' after his death
Archie had been in a coma since he was found unconscious by his mother on 7 April.
All time
Russian opposition leader still in coma but improving, say German doctors
Alexei Navalny’s allies insist he was deliberately poisoned and say the Kremlin was behind it.
Ajax midfielder communicating after waking from coma nearly three years on from collapse
22-year-old Abdelhak Nouri suffered severe brain damage in July 2017.
Police investigation launched in Arizona after reports woman in coma for 10 years gave birth
The birth was reported by a local Phoenix news organisation.
TV presenter Richard Bacon has emerged from a six-day coma
Bacon was hospitalised with an undiagnosed double chest infection on 5 July following a transatlantic flight.
Family desperate to bring brother in coma home from Turkey
The family have urged others to make sure they have the best insurance when travelling abroad.
'A living nightmare': Fundraiser for Belfast man put in coma after suffering head injury in Sydney
Michael Hyndman sustained the injuries following an altercation in Sydney on New Year’s Eve.
North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death
Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.
Family of injured Maynooth student had their 'lives turned upside down in a heartbeat'
The 18-year-old sustained serious injuries in November and remains in an induced coma.
Five people die after taking drugs at music festival in Argentina
Five others were hospitalised and autopsies will be carried out to confirm the cause of death.
Boxer Nick Blackwell has woken from his induced coma following Eubank Jr fight
The 25-year-old was taken to hospital on 26 March.
'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support
During the three-hour stand-off with police, George Pickering’s son squeezed his father’s hand on command.
Two-year-old in induced coma after choking on grape in Pizza Hut
The incident happened in Hartlepool, a town in North East England, on Friday night.
"We were actually jumping for joy" - Cork man injured in one-punch attack wakes from coma
Jason Cierans suffered head injuries in the attack on 22 August.
Berkeley survivors reunited as city attempts to prevent another tragedy
Aoife Beary is due to move the same centre as Hannah Waters and Clodagh Cogley.
Joni Mitchell is 'talking again but hasn't walked' after aneurysm
The singer is expected to make a full recovery.
Coma survivor who fell off 20ft balcony says he owes his life to paramedic who saved him
Oisin Merritt said he tries every day to stay positive.
Three years after falling into a coma, Pádraig's family prepare to bring him home
They are fundraising to help care for him 24/7 in Ireland.
Woman dies after 42 years in coma following brutal rape
She has been in a vegetative state in a Mumbai since being attacked by a hospital worker in 1973.
Joni Mitchell is not in a coma, and expected to make 'a full recovery'
Reports last night said the singer was “unresponsive” after being hospitalised in March.
This man has volunteered to have the first-ever head transplant
But it could be “worse than death”.
Woman wakes from five month coma to find out she has given birth
Shairista Giles was in a car that slammed into a concrete barrier when the driver dozed off.
Boy awakes from a coma addicted to cheese and swearing
Man wakes from a coma speaking French, thinking he's Matthew McConaughey
Alright alright alright.
Michael Schumacher leaves Swiss hospital to move home and continue rehab
The former Formula One champion still has ‘a long and difficult road ahead’, according to a statement released this afternoon.
What can people remember about being in a coma?
People report strange memories, dreams, or even visions after being in a coma. But that’s not always the case.
A year in a coma, but Pádraig slowly shows signs of progress
As his family stay by his bedside, friends are raising money for Pádraig’s care.
50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma
Pádraig Schaler has been in a coma since last summer, and is receiving treatment in Germany.
Schumacher showing 'small, encouraging signs' of improvement
In a statement released this morning, the family of the former Formula One driver say they are ‘confident he will pull through’.
Safety breaches not to blame for Schumacher ski crash --- investigators
The crash that left the Formula One legend in a coma was not due to faulty material or safety breaches by the ski resort, French prosecutors have said.
Process to wake up Michael Schumacher 'may take a long time'
The Formula One legend has been in an induced coma for over a month.
Israel holds state funeral for Ariel Sharon
Later today, Sharon’s body will be taken from the Knesset to his farm in southern Israel for burial.
State memorial for Israel's Ariel Sharon planned for Monday
The body of the former Israeli Prime Minister will lie in state.
Schumacher family: Michael's a fighter and will not give up
As the racing legend lies in coma on his 45th birthday, it emerged that the impact of his accident split his helmet in two.
Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital
Sharon has been in a coma for nearly eight years but his condition worsened yesterday.
Fears for Michael Schumacher's life as F1 star remains in coma after ski accident
The German, who is set to turn 45 next week, is in a critical condition in a Grenoble hospital after suffering serious brain trauma.
Michael Schumacher in ‘coma’, critical after ski accident
The seven-time Formula One World Champion was skiing in France.