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Israeli and US scientists find significant brain
activity in comatose former Israeli leader

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:FlyRight, 1/27/2013 3:00:24 PM

JERUSALEM — A team of Israeli and U.S. scientists say new tests on comatose former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon show significant brain activity.Ben-Gurion University on Sunday said Sharon responded to external stimuli at Soroka Hospital in Beersheba. He was shown pictures of his family and listened to recordings of his son’s voice while undergoing a special brain imaging scan. The university said “significant brain activity was observed ... indicating appropriate processing of these stimulations.”However, Sharon remains in a deep coma.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 1/27/2013 3:43:56 PM     (No. 9142712)

Would that the same could be said of our current "leader".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GrandmaP, 1/27/2013 5:24:11 PM     (No. 9142894)

My first thought was to Terri Schiavo.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: Kimistry, 1/27/2013 7:00:37 PM     (No. 9143065)

Locked In Syndrome?

I can think of nothing worse.




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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/27/2013 9:54:29 PM     (No. 9143295)

Six years in a coma. I would have to think long and hard before saying I would want to live or die under those conditions.

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