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What is anoxia

Anoxia is a condition charactised by an absence of oxygen supply to an organ or a tissue.

Is Meningitis caused by a bacteria or a virus

There are two types of meningitis. Bacterial Meningitis (caused by bacteria), and Viral Meningitis (caused by a virus).

How does cancer rate in terms of leading causes of death in America

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. The number one cause of death in the United States is heart disease.

What is major depression

an episode of depression characteristic of major depressive disorder

How do people transmission Huntington's Disease

It is hereditary, meaning that if you get the gene from a parent, you have Huntington's disease. Also, if your 4th chromosome is wrong, you can get Huntington's disease.

What is the most common method of committing suicide for females

firearms

What is mild ischemia

a decrease in bloodflow to the brain due to narrowing of the arteries

What is a mild hemorrhagic stroke

a type of stroke caused by blood leaking into or around the brain

What is the most common method of committing suicide for males

firearms

A warning sign of depression in which the person is often tired

Bipolar

Why person with depression unable to work

Depression is treatable and should not prevent someone from working. However, compounded with substance abuse can make it much worse.

Which of these is the best description of Parkinson's disease

a neurological disease that causes tremor and/or stiffness in movement

What is the most easily recognized mood disorder

Depression, although also anxiety, either by itself or alternating with depression.
The most easily recognized mood disorders symptoms include depression and anxiety

What is the most common form of cerebrovascular disease

Stroke

The prevalence of depression and rates of suicide are decreasing

Wrong. Both are increasing.

What chromosome is affected by cerebral palsy

None, cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage

What are true statements about Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a fatal neurological disease.

Is biphentin a narcotic

No, it is a stimulant used as an ADD/ADHD medication.

True or false the spinal cord is the long system of nevers that travels down the spine of the brain

This is a false statement. The spinal cord is not located in the brain. If the word brain was removed from this statement, then it would be a correct statement.

What is the best description of encephalitis

Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain that causes irritation and swelling

What are the treatment modalities for depression

Serious depression (two or more weeks) is usually treated with antidepressant medication. This is often followed up after mood begins to improve with talk therapy to develop and improve coping skills to reduce relapse.

Minor depression is usually treated with talk therapy.

Is there any true treatment for Alzheimer's disease

There are no true treatments to cure Alzheimer's but there are many treatments that can slow the effects of Alzheimer's. You can get treatments to make your Alzheimer's less noticeable but Alzheimer's cannot be cured.

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