A man who had been unable to talk or move for eight years briefly recovered from his brain injury after doctors gave him a sleeping pill.According to the medical journal Cortex, the man, named as Richard in the journal, immediately remembered his father and asked for food when he woke up.
Richard was 20 when he suffered severe brain damage after choking on a piece of meat.
The incident left him with akinetic mutism, a rare mental state where people cannot speak, eat or move, but can still open…
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