Published in Law and Health Weekly, October 23rd, 2004
"According to the World Health Organization, stroke is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for 5 million deaths per year," according to scientists in Spain. "Oxygen deprivation due to stroke leads to rapid nerve cell death and dysfunction of the body part controlled by the affected nerve cells."
"Thus, stroke is also responsible for serious long-term disability (e.g., paralysis, cognitive deficits, dementia, dizziness, vertigo, impaired vision, language deficits, emotional difficulties, pain)," noted L.A. Sorbera and colleagues at Prous Science in...
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