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#Life Support

# life-support - This year 2022

Actress Anne Heche ‘peacefully taken off life support’ nine days after car crash
# Brain Injury
# Brain Injury

Actress Anne Heche ‘peacefully taken off life support’ nine days after car crash

Aug 15th 2022, 8:09 AM 31,253 Views 15 Comments

The 53-year-old died from her injuries nine days after she was involved in a fiery car crash.

UK boy dies after life support stopped at end of long legal battle
# Archie Battersbee
# Archie Battersbee

UK boy dies after life support stopped at end of long legal battle

Updated Aug 6th 2022, 4:39 PM 55,940 Views 26 Comments

Archie Battersbee mother said her son passed away just over two hours after the artificial ventilation was stopped.

Gardaí launch murder investigation of Dundalk attack three weeks ago
# Murder
# Murder

Gardaí launch murder investigation of Dundalk attack three weeks ago

Jul 27th 2022, 10:21 PM 17,889 Views 0 Comments

Marius Juodenas was discovered with serious injuries three weeks ago and died yesterday.

# life-support - All time

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision
# Vincent Lambert
# Vincent Lambert

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

May 21st 2019, 12:46 PM 20,472 Views 21 Comments

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51
# Boyz N The Hood
# Boyz N The Hood

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51

Apr 29th 2019, 9:40 PM 22,119 Views 12 Comments

Singleton (51) directed Boyz n the Hood as a 22-year-old fresh out of film school.

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome
# Legal Challenge
# Legal Challenge

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome

Apr 25th 2018, 9:33 PM 23,556 Views 62 Comments

Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.

Mother charged with assault of daughter (3) who died this week
# Aubrey Grove
# Aubrey Grove

Mother charged with assault of daughter (3) who died this week

Feb 15th 2018, 12:16 PM 30,843 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s daughter, Zoe Cannon, died after her life support machine was switched off earlier this week.

Doctor who treated Charlie Gard says the baby's life became 'a soap opera'
# Rare Disease
# Rare Disease

Doctor who treated Charlie Gard says the baby's life became 'a soap opera'

Aug 5th 2017, 8:22 AM 18,196 Views 53 Comments

“I loved this child to bits. But it got to the point where there was nothing more we could do.”

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court
# Life Support
# Life Support

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court

Jul 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,067 Views 6 Comments

The case centred on whether or not a baby who had a rare genetic condition should receive CPR or ventilation if their condition deteriorated.

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off

Jun 29th 2017, 9:39 PM 31,097 Views 41 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents have said they are “utterly heartbroken”.

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal
# Charlie Gard
# Charlie Gard

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal

Jun 27th 2017, 7:55 PM 34,442 Views 45 Comments

Charlie Gard’s parents have described the court ruling as “upsetting”.

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support
# Texas
# Texas

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support

Dec 24th 2015, 10:25 AM 36,645 Views 41 Comments

During the three-hour stand-off with police, George Pickering’s son squeezed his father’s hand on command.

17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13)
# Schoolyard
# Schoolyard

17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13)

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:34 PM 32,393 Views 5 Comments

A police file will now be sent to prosecutors for assessment.

Court told 'right to life of unborn' greater than 'right to dignity in death'
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Court told 'right to life of unborn' greater than 'right to dignity in death'

Dec 24th 2014, 8:08 PM 29,097 Views 0 Comments

A ruling in the case of the pregnant woman who has been declared clinically dead will be made on 26 December.

Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid 'life support' reports
# Treasure
From The Daily Edge
# Treasure

Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid 'life support' reports

Aug 31st 2014, 9:18 AM 24,685 Views 108 Comments

There has been an outpouring of well-wishes on Twitter.

Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee
# Life Support
# Life Support

Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee

Mar 21st 2014, 11:20 AM 5,385 Views 12 Comments

Health of Irish system appears to be on the up as calls for support from Frankfurt slide

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights
# Childbirth
# Childbirth

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights

Jan 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 1,971 Views 253 Comments

A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.

Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital
# Ariel Sharon
# Ariel Sharon

Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital

Jan 2nd 2014, 9:47 AM 8,375 Views 65 Comments

Sharon has been in a coma for nearly eight years but his condition worsened yesterday.

Life support extended for US girl after routine operation goes wrong
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Life support extended for US girl after routine operation goes wrong

Dec 31st 2013, 9:15 AM 30,525 Views 45 Comments

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath reacted unexpectedly after routine tonsil surgery and was declared brain dead a few days later.

Irishman in critical condition after assault in Australia
# Perth
# Perth

Irishman in critical condition after assault in Australia

Dec 28th 2013, 12:03 PM 44,253 Views 0 Comments

23-year-old Tom Keaney from Galway sustained a head injury in the assault which took place almost two weeks ago.

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support
# Madiba
# Madiba

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support

Jul 4th 2013, 4:46 PM 10,237 Views 17 Comments

The advice is contained in legal documents dated 26 June.

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'
# South Africa
# South Africa

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'

Jun 26th 2013, 9:13 PM 6,749 Views 33 Comments

The former President of South Africa was admitted to hospital due to recurring lung problems.

Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy
# Tragic
# Tragic

Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy

May 14th 2012, 10:51 AM 2,317 Views 8 Comments

Duwayne Philpott, whose five siblings died on Friday, lost his fight for life at Birmingham Children’s Hospital overnight.