By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. We first wrote about Ambien in 2006. See “Awakened by a Sleeping Pill?” Some time ago, doctors discovered that Ambien could bring apparently unconscious patients back to awareness, although the effect would sometimes fade as the drug wore off. A case in South Africa has repeated the phenomenon. From …Continue reading "Sleeping Pill Awakens Unconscious Patient"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This first ran in 2006. “We have always been told there is no recovery from persistent vegetative state—doctors can only make a sufferer’s last days as painless as possible. But is that really the truth? Across three continents, severely brain-damaged patients are awake and talking after taking … a sleeping …Continue reading "Awakened by a Sleeping Pill?"