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'Comatose' Schumacher loses 25% body weight since accident: Report
London, March 22, 2014
First Published: 14:49 IST(22/3/2014)
Last Updated: 14:57 IST(22/3/2014)
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Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has reportedly lost 25% of his body weight and is wasting away after months, as he has yet failed to recover from his induced coma.

The Grand Prix ace is now almost less than 54 kilograms as doctors continue their attempts to revive him from his induced coma.

According to the Daily Express, Schumacher, who suffered severe brain injuries after he hit his hit a rock head first while skiing in French resort of Meribel, is massaged daily as he lies immune in the intensive care unit in University Hospital of Grenoble.

However, a German expert has said that the massage is not enough to stop muscle shrinkage and Schumacher still has shown no signs of recovery as doctors continue their attempts to revive him since the past month, the report added.

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