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Part Of The Brain Blood Vessel
549 wordsWhen a family member has a stroke, the family could also be highly affected. The person may have slurred speech, facial weakness, loss of bladder control, difficulty in breathing and swallowing, and paralysis or weakness, particularly on one side of the body. A stroke is also referred to as cerebral apoplexy and cerebrovascular accident (CVA). It is a cardiovascular disease that affects the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain. It is also called a brain attack. A stroke occurs when a blood...
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Regular Physical Activity High In Fat
820 wordsA heart attack occurs when the blood supply to a portion of the heart muscle is severely reduced or stopped. This happens when one of the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle is blocked by an obstruction. This blockage can be due to a condition called atherosclerosis (a build up of fatty like substance along the wall of the artery), a blood clot or a coronary vessel spasm along with a total obstruction. If the blood supply to a portion of the heart stops, that area of the heart will no...
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Medicine Microsurgery Sew Small
889 wordsA man came into the emergency ward at one o'clock. His thumb came in an hour later. The surgeon's job: get them back together. The successful re-attaching of fingers to hand requires long hours of painstaking work in microsurgery. In the operating room, the surgeon doesn't stand, but sits in a chair that supports her body. Her arm is cradled by a pillow. Scalpels are present as are other standard surgical tools, but the suture threads are almost invisible, the needle thinner than a human hair. A...
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Factor Viii Clotting Factor
1,200 words... ecombinant DNA technology and the discovery of the genes that control production of factor VIII have led to the development of recombinant factor concentrates that do not rely on plasma at all. What is the Cause of Hemophilia? Hemophilia occurs when one of the factors needed for blood to clot is missing or the amount present is too low for normal clotting to occur. Factor VIII is missing or too low in about 90 % of hemophilia cases. Factor IX is deficient in about 9 % of cases. Factor XI, X,...
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High Blood Pressure Sexual Arousal
1,566 wordsSexual disorders Sexual disorders are disorders related to a particular phase of the sexual response cycle. They may arise from multiple causes. Their clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment must take into account the patient's underlying biology, history, and behaviors. For example, sexual dysfunctions include sexual desire disorders, sexual arousal disorders, orgasm disorders, and sexual pain disorders. So when someone has sex with himself / herself , it doesn't always go as smoothly as ...
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Benign Tumors Malignant Tumors
1,817 wordsSarcoma Sarcoma, highly malignant tumor arising in connective- and muscle-cell tissue. It is the result of oncogenes (the cancer causing genes of some viruses) and proto-oncogenes (cancer causing genes in human cells). It may affect bone, cartilage, blood vessels, lymph nodes, and skin. Soft tissue sarcomas are malignant (cancerous) tumors that can develop from fat, muscle, nerve, joint, blood vessel, or deep skin tissues. They can develop in any part of the body. Half of them develop in the arm...
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Blood Vessel Blood Pressure
310 wordsAn Brain Aneurysm Brain Aneurysm An aneurysm is a bulge or sac formed by the ballooning of the wall of an artery or a vein. An aneurysm can cause a threat to health. It may rupture and bleed in the tissues of the brain, causing serious, even mortal brain damage. This happens because the blood floods the brain and kills the cells. These cells cannot be reproduced. A ruptured aneurysm may also lead to fatal loss of blood from the circulatory system into body cavities. A one-sided paralysis and sen...
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Red Blood Cells High Blood Pressure
1,125 wordsThe circulatory system, which functions in the rapid internal transport of substances to and from cells. Your bodys differentiated cells, which perform specialized tasks, cannot fend for themselves. Different types must interact in coordinated ways to maintain the composition, volume, and temperature of a tissue fluid surrounding them, the interstitial fluid. A circulating connective tissue-blood-interacts with tissue fluid, making continual deliveries and pickups that help keep conditions toler...
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Marijuana Legalization Marijuana Smokers
2,176 words1 Marijuana Legalization Marijuana legalization has been a widely discussed topic for a number of years. America has a long history with marijuana, over the past 250 years marijuana has been a part of our society (Martin Online Web). After assessing the truth about marijuana, one may begin to think about legalizing it. Marijuana is used for medicinal purposes, clothing, rope, and socially. The actual harm marijuana causes to individuals is slim and the positive attributes of legalizing it far ou...
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Area Of The Brain Permanent Damage
785 wordsThough the ultimate Strokes Strokes Though the ultimate result of a stroke or intracranial accident is neurological damage, the primary cause of this condition seems from a catastrophe of vascular origin affecting intracranial blood flow. From a technical perspective, a stroke is defined by the World Health Organisation as rapidly developing clinical sign of cerebral function, lasting more then 24 hours or leading to death, with no apparent cause other then of vascular origin. Without a supply o...
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