Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Man talking, joking after 20 unresponsive years

Doctors have their first proof that a man who was barely conscious for nearly 20 years regained speech and movement because his brain spontaneously rewired itself by growing tiny new nerve connections to replace the ones sheared apart in a car crash.

Doctors: Comatose man's brain rewires

Let's not be in such a hurry to declare people dead.

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