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Brain Scans Suggest Some Vegetative Patients May Be Aware

Electrical Brain Stimulation May Strengthen Memory

By Jennifer ThomasHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) — Some patients thought to be in a vegetative state actually show signs of consciousness when assessed with a brain scan. A team of British and Belgian neuroscientists conducted functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) on 54 patients who were diagnosed as …

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