FRAMINGHAM HEART STUDY

a large-scale long range survey focused on understanding, preventing and treating cardiovascular disease. Conducted for over 50 years, the study involves data collected from...

THALIDOMIDE

noun. a drug posited into the U.S. as an immunosuppressant for remediation of cutaneous developments of erythema nodosum leposum. A derivative of glutethimide, it...

THIORIDAZINE

1. a low-potency antipsychotic of the piperidine phenothiazine category which, such as others of the same category, elicits sleep and substantial anticholinergic impacts. Adverse...

VASCULAR DEPRESSION

a major depressive episode which takes place soon following the start or remediation of cardiovascular illness or which is presumed to be elicited by...

VASCULAR INSUFFICIENCY

failure of the cardiovascular system to administer a adequate amount of blood to the body's tissues. This might consist of big areas of the...

VITAMIN D TOXICITY

a condition elicited by too much ingestion of vitamin D. Prolonged overdose of vitamin D can elicit permanent injury to the kidneys and...

ZIPRASIDONE

noun. an uncommon antipsychotic which is utilized for the remediation of schizophrenia and of acute manic or combined episodes correlated with bipolar disorders. It...

RED SAGE

Also known as Chinese sage, a perennial shrub in the genus Salvia. Native to both China and Japan, the roots (called dan shen)...

SANGUE DORMIDO

Culturally linked condition described in Cape Verde Islanders, which has a broad range of neurological complaints, including blindness, convulsions, numbness, pain, paralysis, stroke, and...

PRODROME

An early symptom or set of symptoms that may indicate a warning of an impending physical or mental disorder. The prodrome may enable...

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