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Locked in Syndrome

You Can Be Completely Mentally Alert While In A Coma

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

When Martin Pistorius was 12, he was felled by a mysterious illness that slowly stripped him of his ability to move and speak. Doctors told his parent...

Lifting the Veil of the Ice Bucket Challenge

Harshada Rajani | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Harshada Rajani

I don't mean to be a buzzkill, but I want everyone to remember that there is a terrifying, heartbreaking illness behind this passing, seemingly frivolous fad. I want people to know that learning about this scary disease is arguably as important as donating.

U.K. Man Who Failed To Overturn Euthanasia Law Dies

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

LONDON -- Tony Nicklinson, paralyzed and unable to speak, found life so unbearable he wanted to die. On Wednesday, the 58-year-old Briton got his wish...

Man With Locked-In Syndrome Learns To Talk Again By Copying Baby Daughter

Posted 07.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Mark Ellis, a 24-year-old father from the U.K. with locked-in syndrome, has re-learned how to walk and talk, in part by copying his baby daughter. The...