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On the other hand, brain attack or commonly referred to as stroke, happens when oxygenated blood supply to the brain or some parts of it is cut off.
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A stroke or brain attack occurs when a blood clot blocks the blood flow in a vessel or artery or when a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain.
Pal, head of neurosurgery at RAK Hospital, said acute stroke or brain attack is a medical emergency and urgent medical care is key to saving lives.
According to the The Journal of the American College of Cardiology, women infected with HPV are two to three times more likely to suffer a heart or brain attack than women who are not infected with the virus.
Stroke patients who need emergency care should be taken to the nearest certified primary stroke center, which acts as a central point for stroke treatment, according to recommendations from the Brain Attack Coalition (BAC), a group representing medical, scientific, nonprofit and government leaders in the field of stroke.
A stroke is a brain attack caused by a clot or a bleed in the brain which causes brain cells to die.
About his last visit for his father before is execution sentence, Ziad said he had known that he had been suffering from a brain attack and he had been treated well due to his health condition.
The final word on the question whether Chandipura virus can cause outbreaks of encephalitis, encephalopathy or acute brain attack, will have to wait until they are confirmed in fresh epidemics by independent investigators.
Using the term brain attack, like the term heart attack, can perhaps change the way people think about this common but debilitating disease (Broderich & Landis, 2005).
A common right to left shunt can allow venous blood, unfiltered and unmanaged by the lungs, to enter the arterial circulation of the brain, possibly triggering a cerebral event or brain attack.