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Reye‘s syndrome

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Reye‘s syndrome Reye’s syndrome most commonly affects children under the age of 15. It usually starts about a week after a viral infection, such as a cold, flu, or measles. Doctors are still not sure what exactly is causing Reye’s syndrome. However, research shows that Reye’s syndrome can be activated if aspirin is given to […]

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Brain aneurysm

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brain aneurysm

Brain aneurysm A brain aneurysm is an abnormal enlargement of a blood vessel in the brain. Arteries that supply the brain are branched out from the set of arteries that is located at the base of the brain. Those branching sites are the most common locations where brain aneurysms occur. Brain aneurysms can affect anyone, […]

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Alzheimer‘s disease

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Alzheimer‘s disease Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that causes disorders of memory, thinking, and behavior and is not part of the normal aging process. It is caused by the decrease in the amount of the neurotransmitter called acetylcholine, due to the death of cholinergic neurons. Signs and symptoms Alzheimer‘s disease starts with a progressive […]