Comatose Ariel Sharon Shows Brain Activity

Tests show signs of consciousness in the former Israeli prime minister, who had a stroke in 2006.
0:56 | 01/28/13

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New brain imaging test -- showing that former Israeli prime minister -- sure roan. In a coma now for seven years. Might be able to hear and understand. The 84 year old Toronto has been in a vegetative state since his stroke and 2006. A team of Israeli and American scientists conducted a two hour test to gauge -- roads tactile stimulation. We tested. Three different -- doesn't consent sort of moved on it is is some talk to him this is the auditorium -- -- -- -- we -- in -- of the family this is the visual. And we touched him and he's nearest -- team. In its hands. And we tested the different -- -- it is indeed in all of the Madonna does the -- Reacted to the external donation. Which means that the information -- into the brain. And walls and realized what was processed within his brain.

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