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attack

 [ah-tak´]
an episode or onset of illness.
anxiety attack panic attack.
heart attack
1. popular term for myocardial infarction.
2. any of various types of acute episodes of ischemic heart disease.
panic attack an episode of acute intense anxiety, with symptoms such as pounding or racing heart, sweating, trembling or shaking, feelings of choking or smothering, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, feelings of unreality, and chills or hot flashes. It is the essential feature of panic disorder and other anxiety disorders as well as other psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and mood disorders.
transient ischemic attack see transient ischemic attack.
vagal attack (vasovagal attack) see vasovagal attack.

at·tack

(ă-tak'),
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.

attack

(ə-tăk′)
n.
An episode or onset of a disease, often sudden in nature.

at·tack′ v.

attack

Vox populi An episode or event of abrupt onset. See Crack attack, Drop attack, Fatty food attack, Gallbladder, Panic attack, Sleep attack, Transient ischemic attack.

at·tack

(ă-tak')
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.

Patient discussion about attack

Q. what should I do to prevent heart attack?

A. The American Heart Association recommends that heart attack prevention begin by age 20. This means assessing your risk factors and working to keep them low. For those over 40, or those with multiple risk factors, it’s important to calculate the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in the next 10 years. Many first-ever heart attacks or strokes are fatal or disabling, so prevention is critical. The sooner you begin comprehensive risk reduction, the longer and stronger your heart will beat. For the full article and a quiz to test your heart health: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3035379
the abc's of preventing a heart attack:
http://americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3035374 Hope this helps.

Q. My friend says she has asthma but has never had an asthma attack. How can it be?

A. Test this is a test

This is a test

Q. What cause Asthma? How Do i treat Asthma attack?

A. here is a tutorial that explains asthma very efficiently:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/asthma/htm/lesson.htm

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1 THE PRINCIPLE OF DISTRIBUTED DENIAL OF SERVICE ATTACKS
The fact that SCO was the victim of a denial of service attack was originally confirmed by open source luminary Eric Raymond, who said that he had been contacted with information that confirmed the attack and that it was perpetrated by a member of the open source community.
had contacted the FBI, which coincidentally warned websites last month about a specific type of denial of service attack.
A massive denial of service attack using Mirai was launched October 2016, when the botnet was used to (http://www.ibtimes.com/ddos-attack-slows-down-internet-twitter-spotify-other-websites-go-down-after-hackers-2435249) target Domain Name System (DNS) provider Dyn .
Avalanche DDoS Attack Module Helps Test for Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
"But to find a duty to a third party in a denial of service attack, somebody to whom there is no obligation, the question is, is there a duty of due care to protect your systems from hackers?
Jeffs suggested motivations for a denial of service attack could be as simple as a high school kid trying to avoid taking a test, in which case the kid could download an online tool or pay for an attacker to target a school's computer systems.
Ooredoo's Distributed Denial of Service Attack monitors, analyses and protects network operations through two major lines of defence, a centralised DDoS mitigation platform, and an application-layer security service.
Respondents displayed the prowess of a new form of denial of service attacks, called distributed denial of service attacks (DDOS).
Security companies have warned of a new virus, Zindos, that uses the backdoor created on infected computers by the MyDoom.O Windows virus and is programmed to launch a denial of service attack on the Microsoft.com homepage.
The company has issued the warning following the discovery of a vulnerability in the TCP-IP protocol which lets hackers disrupt a stream of data and perform something similar to a denial of service attack. The increase in Internet usage that will be brought about by low cost access will, according to the company, make the vulnerability more usable and could lead to parts of the Internet being cut off.
"Twitter is the target of a denial of service attack. Attacks such as this are malicious efforts orchestrated to disrupt and make unavailable services such as online banks, credit card payment gateways, and in this case, Twitter for intended customers or users.