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Stroke

stroke

(Science: neurology) A condition due to the lack of oxygen to the brain which may lead to reversible or irreversible paralysis.

The damage to a group of nerve cells in the brain is often due to interrupted blood flow, caused by a blood clot or blood vessel bursting. Depending on the area of the brain that is damaged, a stroke can cause coma, paralysis, speech problems and dementia.


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biology need help??

Which of the following are true of coronary bypass or heart valve surgery? a. The risk of having a stroke following angioplasty is approximately 2.5% that of CABG. b. The risk to life of heart valve replacement surgery typically exceeds that of CABG. c. Long term anticoagulant ...

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by zak
Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: biology need help??
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biology

I did the answer from question 1 * stroke volume = 1.43 but its wrong should be one of these (2.57, 3.04, 3.06, 3.30, 3.33).need help

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by zak
Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: biology
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Re: stroke risk

by zak
Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:59 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: stroke risk
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Views: 1280

stroke risk

The two tables below give the relative-risk of developing a stroke, in relation to blood pressure and body mass index. The data are based on a population of men from the USA. The values in the first table are given in comparison with the total population. ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:47 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: stroke risk
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Views: 1280

Re: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... a really weird reaction - yes waking up suddenly in the night to strange sound in the head exactly as you wrote. I felt like I was going to have a stroke - numbness in limbs, disorinetation. I drank lots of water and quickly took myself off them. On Sunday evening this week I awoke with a feeling ...

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by robert63
Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:00 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?
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