Event-related brain potential markers of visual and auditory perception: a useful tool for brain computer interface systems - Proverbio AM, Tacchini M, Jiang K.
OBJECTIVE: A majority of BCI systems, enabling communication with patients with locked-in syndrome, are based on electroencephalogram (EEG) frequency analysis (e.g., linked to motor imagery) or P300 detection. Only recently, the use of event-related brain ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Locked-In Syndrome Malpractice Case Ends With $75M Verdict Locked-In Syndrome Malpractice Case Ends With $75M Verdict
After a chiropractic neck adjustment led to a stroke, the patient ' s attorney alleged that hospital physicians failed to act swiftly, resulting in locked-in syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 31, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Snakebite mimicking brain death: bedside clues - Senthilkumaran S, Balamurugan N, Karthikeyan N, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P.
Agarwal et al.(1) have successfully managed three cases of snakebites who manifested features similar to brain death but were not true brain dead. Most likely these cases might have gone on to a status of locked-in syndrome (LIS). LIS is a status in which ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Woman, 51, is left PARALYSED from head-to-toe after taking cocaine
The unidentified patient, from Maryland, suffered a rare but devastating brain-stem stroke which paralysed her from head-to-toe. She was diagnosed with locked-in syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jogger is left paralysed for a month with terrifying 'locked-in syndrome'
New Zealand pharmacist Anstey Campbell decided to start the morning of January 17 with a light jog before heading off to work, noticing that the prickling sensation hadn't subsided by lunchtime. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former soldier, 42, asked his mother to help kill him after become completely paralysed from a stoke
Peter Coghlan, of Manchester, was diagnosed with locked-in syndrome in 2011. At his lowest point, he didn't want to live, but he turned his recovery around. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diffusion tensor imaging reveals diffuse white matter injuries in locked-in syndrome patients - Leonard M, Renard F, Harsan L, Pottecher J, Braun M, Schneider F, Froehlig P, Blanc F, Roquet D, Achard S, Meyer N, Kremer S.
Locked-in syndrome (LIS) is a state of quadriplegia and anarthria with preserved consciousness, which is generally triggered by a disruption of specific white matter fiber tracts, following a lesion in the ventral part of the pons. However, the impact of f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Transient incomplete locked-in syndrome secondary to supratentorial gunshot wound - Horan J, Tromp S, Mankahla N.
BACKGROUND: Locked-in syndrome (LIS) is a rare neurological disorder characterised as quadriplegia with anarthria. The diagnosis of LIS is challenging and requires a high index of suspicion. The syndrome is typically due to an infratentorial lesion to the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

'Locked-in' girl is triumphing over brain hell
A TEENAGE girl hopes to be home for Christmas after making a rare recovery from "locked-in syndrome" caused by a brain haemorrhage. Miranda Meldrum, was left imprisoned in a paralysed body when she had a stroke in April last year. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Martin Pistorius: 'My mind was trapped in a useless body for a decade'
Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome and was trapped inside his mind for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I was trapped in my mind for a decade, now I'm going to be a dad'
Martin Pistorius had locked-in syndrome for more than a decade. Now he's about to become a father. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard on surviving locked-in syndrome
Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard's heart stopped for 40 seconds - and then she developed locked-in syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman in ‘locked in’ syndrome for 9 years after tummy bug
Rosemary Baker from Southampton is believed to be in a semi-comatose state and suffering from locked-in syndrome. Husband Philip now grieves for the life he hoped they would share (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It sounds like music to my ... brain!
(D'Or Institute for Research and Education) It may sound like sci-fi, but mind reading equipment are much closer to become a reality than most people can imagine. Researchers used a magnetic resonance machine to read participants' minds and find out what song they were listening to. The study contributes to improve the technique and pave the way to new research on reconstruction of auditory imagination, inner speech and to enhance brain-computer interfaces for communication with locked-in syndrome patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

From the Rescuer to the Aggressor – understanding the 10 types of human
Why do some people chase noble dreams while others torture to stay sane? Barrister Dexter Dias ’s new book draws on ‘moral cognition’ to explain FGM, the crimes of child soldiers – and why we happily pay to punish a cheatWhy do human beings hurt other human beings? That, says the barrister and sometime judge,Dexter Dias QC, is the most fundamental question in his book Ten Types of Human. In it, we meet sex traffickers, the sex-trafficked, a woman whose career was very nearly ended when she blew the whistle in Bosnia, a man whose life very nearly was, when he tried to stage a rescue. We go from thepost-earthquake sh...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 19, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Zoe Williams Tags: Evolution Biology UK criminal justice Science Law Source Type: news