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Latest minimally conscious state Stories

2014-04-16 11:38:44

A functional brain imaging technique known as positron emission tomography (PET) is a promising tool for determining which severely brain damaged individuals in vegetative states have the potential to recover consciousness.

Vegetative Patients Recognize Loved ones
2013-12-17 08:29:25

Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study.

Awareness May Be Possible When In A Vegetative State
2013-11-03 04:35:27

According to a new study, a patient who was seemingly in a vegetative state and lacked the ability to move or speak actually exhibited signs of what the researchers refer to as 'attentive awareness.'

2009-09-20 13:19:14

Research gives insight into possible rehabilitation of some patients.

2009-07-21 18:44:40

A sixteen-month study of consensus-based diagnosis of patients with disorders of consciousness has shown that 41% of cases of minimally conscious state (MCS) were misdiagnosed as vegetative state (VS), a condition associated with a much lower chance of recovery.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.