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Bobby Kristina Brown Will Remain on Life Support, Possibly for Weeks 2

Bobby Kristina Brown Will Remain on Life Support, Possibly for Weeks

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family has made no decision to remove her from life support on the anniversary of her mother Whitney Houston’s death (Feb. 12) and she may remain comatose for weeks to give her brain a chance to heal, according to a source. Bobbi, who is known to family as Krissy, is only 21 years old and has shown some brain activity. Given her relatively young age, there is a chance she could regain consciousness, barring any deterioration in her vital organs, which is often a side-effect of a serious brain injury....
Bobbi Kristina Brown Outlook Poor, But She Has One Thing Going for Her 4

Bobbi Kristina Brown Outlook Poor, But She Has One Thing Going for Her

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s prognosis is poor several news outlets have reported, confirming an IM report yesterday that Whitney Houston’s daughter was near death. But all is not hopeless. Bobbi has one thing going for her. Because, at 21, she is relatively young, there’s a chance her brain can heal itself and she could regain consciousness. If she does wake up, she will likely face weeks of rehabilitation and may never be quite the same person she was. But the brain has remarkable healing power in young people....
Joan Rivers' Fate Hangs on Decision to Remove Life Support This Week 8

Joan Rivers’ Fate Hangs on Decision to Remove Life Support This Week

Joan Rivers daughter Melissa Rivers continues to hold out hope her mother will regain consciousness after suffering cardiac arrest, but the quality of her life is likely to be poor and perhaps even vegetative if she recovers. The 81-year-old comedian would likely be wheelchair bound and may have great difficulty speaking and even feeding herself, according to medical references. Rivers was brought out of a medically induced coma Aug. 31, but has not regained consciousness and is only breathing with the help of a life support....
Joan Rivers Induced Coma a 'Last Ditch' Therapy; Mortality Rate High 10

Joan Rivers Induced Coma a ‘Last Ditch’ Therapy; Mortality Rate High

Joan Rivers is expected to undergo further medical treatment over the weekend that may include efforts to bring her out of a medically induced coma. But the prognosis is poor for someone her age, and the survival rate overall is not encouraging, according to an examination of several studies. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, West Virginia miner Randal McCloy Jr. and Mexican boxer Ruben Contreras, all were put in a medically induced comas following a brain injury wih varying degrees of success. ...