Sharon still critical

A test has shown activity in both lobes of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's brain, but he remains comatose and in critical but stable condition, Hadassah Hospital said Saturday in its first update on the Israeli leader's condition in more than 24 hours.

But outside experts said activity in both lobes didn't indicate anything about the extent of the brain damage &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/366/16729_Sharon.html' target=_blank>Sharon has suffered as a result of his devastating stroke on Jan. 4.

"It is another piece of information that on its own means nothing," said Dr. Gal Ifergan, a neurologist at Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva, who is not treating Sharon.