Medicines helping to revive patients from comas...

Medicines helping to revive patients from comas...

12.02.11 | By

The New York Times health section ran a fascinating story this week on how medicines are helping to revive patients once thought to be in a irreversible vegetative state. There is a lot of work still to be done to understand what is really going on and a lot of "how" and "why" questions are yet to be answered. But this is one of those stories where the results are surprising a lot of doctors and opening doors to new research paths that could lead to a better understanding of neuroscience and possibly better treatment modalities down the road. Anyway, it is an interesting story about science and medicine and how medical progress is made and, and I think it's worth a look.

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