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in terms used to express the results of a clinical examination.

clinically dead
as far as can be ascertained by a clinical examination the patient is dead. There is no pulse, no respiratory movement and no corneal reflex.
clinically normal
the patient is normal in all clinical parameters.

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Q. Is there any clinical evidence to support to my question? Can acupuncture help reduce the pain in fibromyalgia? Is there any clinical evidence to support to my question?

A. Yes, acupuncture therapy can reduce the fatigue, widespread pain and sleep problems associated with fibromyalgia. If acupuncture can be used in place of pain reliever then its good as the side effect associated with pain relievers are reduced.

Q. I want to know what causes clinical depression? My friend is diagnosed with clinical depression. He is showing signs for the past six months. We found this when he lost interest in music which was his soul before. He lost interest in all other activities including hang out with us. We were wondering what could be the reason for the drastic change in his behavior. Very recently he stopped attending school also. We have tried to contact him but in vain. Then we got to know from his brother that he feels very low and depressed and is diagnosed with clinical depression? I want to know what causes clinical depression?

A. Any neurotransmitters imbalance in the brain can cause the mood to go down. This makes the person depressed. This can happen due to genetic impact. The social or financial difficulty can cause the disturbances in neurotransmitters, which causes depression in a person. Try to know from him whether he has any history of failures which he is hiding within him. Try to know the exact cause of depression. Depression, if left unattended, could develop in to Bipolar Disorder.

Q. What's the difference between clinical depression that needs treating, and just regularly being depressed? I'm often depressed, and i just wondered what the difference is between just being depressed, and clinical? At what point does depression become depression?

A. It depends on the duration of the episodes, the frequency and severity. Even psychiatrists have trouble to pinpoint it. They often disagree on the “borderly” cases, here is some info on the diagnose of depression:

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She was declared clinically dead and was immediately rushed to the operation theatre to save the baby.
Within five days of coming into Breach Candy, I had another surgery and didn't come out of that one for a very very long time and I was clinically dead for a couple of minutes.
An ambulance crew rushed Keiran to hospital in Calella where doctors said he had been clinically dead for around 10 minutes.
It has been alleged Hookes was felled with one blow outside the Beaconsfield Hotel in St Kilda by a bouncer and was clinically dead when paramedics arrived.
Father-of-two Sergio Ricci, 47, who suffered a cardiac arrest, was clinically dead for 72 minutes, but a team of surgeons battled to restart his heart using hand massage.
A four-year-old boy found frozen and clinically dead under tonnes of snow later recovered and survived the Austrian avalanche that has claimed 32 lives.
They say, though he may be clinically dead, he is "alive spiritually" and has simply gone into a deep meditative state on the "path to self-realisation".
There were also rumours that the ex-president was on life support, and some reports even suggested he was clinically dead - prompting a swift denial from senior officers and military sources.
He is NOT clinically dead as reported but his health is deteriorating and he is in critical condition.
Cairo, June 20 ( ANI ): Egyptian officials have denied reports that ousted President Hosni Mubarak is clinically dead after he suffered a stroke and slipped out of consciousness at a Cairo prison hospital in.
Its chief editor, Jean-Francois Fournier, rapped: "Today, the sport of professional cycling is clinically dead.
Danielle, 18, was clinically dead for 20 minutes after suffering a heart attack at work at a supermarket.

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