• Wonderfully Weird – Gaming Technology Saves Toddler’s Life

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    Okay – If you are a staunch Smartphone user you have got to love Google Cardboard. It is fun to play in its 3D world of virtual reality…and get scared by that really weird ghost from the haunted house app. That image still makes us jump!

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    But who would have thought it could reverse that word “inoperable” to “operable” to save a 4 year old’s life.

    Thanks to you, Google, and the “in the box” thinkers on Nicklaus Children’s Hospital (MN) CV surgical team! Read more at Android Headlines…

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  • Weird Survival Story…From a 23-Year Coma Patient

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    November 23, 2009 /  Biological Wonders, Image-ine This

    For most people in today’s reduced-healthcare-cost, right-to-die, euthanasia-friendly culture a persistent vegetative state diagnosis is essentially the final blow if not death sentence…

    The human brain is on par with space in terms of what we don’t know. The traditional means of determining consciousness can only measure so much. For one lucky man, science caught up. Rom Houben, now 46, suffered in silence for 23 years until Dr Steven Laureys used state of the art imaging equipment to discover his hidden mind. Just recently disclosed, Dr Laureys plans to use Mr. Houben’s case to highlight what many patients around the world may need.

    For Mr. Houben his horror is over. What may be one of the weirdest-nightmare-like experience ever described he “I screamed, but there was nothing to hear…”

    Man trapped in 23-year coma reveals horror of being unable to tell doctors he was conscious (Source: Daily Mail, UK)

    Man trapped in 23-year 'coma' reveals horror of being unable to tell doctors he was conscious (Source: Daily Mail, UK)

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