(8 Sept 06 - RV) A UK/Belgian team studied a 23-year-old woman who had suffered a
severe brain injury in a road accident, which left her apparently unable to communicate.
By scanning her brain, they discovered she could understand spoken commands and even
imagine playing tennis. They said their findings were "startling", but cautioned
this could be a unique case. The Dean of the bioethics faculty of the Pontifical
Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, father Gonzalo Miranda, LC, told us the significance
of the study…