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Cardiology
Australian Streptokinase trial in stroke. A trial that asked if streptokinase administered within four hours of acute ischaemic stroke alters subsequent morbidity and mortality (M&M).

Conclusion
Early results of the trial showed a trend towards increased M&M with streptokinase, especially if treated after three hours. The trial was halted by its sponsor.

Medspeak
An acronym for the most critical characteristics of medical competence: attitude, skills, knowledge.

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Cardiology A clinical trial–African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension Pilot Study–that studied the relationship between anti-hypertensives and progression of renal disease See Hypertension.

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Q. is the one first question i asked here a lame one? it's just that it's been 15 days. i think i put some real effort in confronting myself so as to benefit, not waste anyones or my time. i don't know i figured more feedback would be offered. hey if it's kind of a i don't know hopeless question maybe any answer, really any answer at all would be appreciated? thanks...

A. Thank you!

Q. I am wondering if any of you are ENTHUSED about the use of COCONUT OIL. I ask because it IS SATURATED FAT. I have trouble losing weight. That inculdes getting cold frequently, and was wondering if cocounut oil would help me maintain body temperture more easily. Also, I have notice that SOME claim that coconut oil has many health benefits not affiliated with polyunsaturates.

A. i know there was a Polynesian research about people that consume coconut oil on a daily basis in parallel to people who don't. they found out that there are high cholesterol levels among the people that consumed coconut oil but no significant difference in heart problems.

Q. Im 29 and i want to have a baby,but im scared to ask my doctor if i can because i dont want to know the answer

A. if u don't ask you will never know,have faith!

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References in classic literature ?
He sent for the vizir, and asked what had become of the palace.
The genie he had seen in the cave appeared, and asked his will.
When he returned she asked him to drink her health in the wine of Africa, handing him her cup in exchange for his as a sign she was reconciled to him.
The princess showed him the hall, and asked him what he thought of it.
Don Quixote asked why this man carried so many more chains than the others.
fm express themselves by choosing to respond to questions, which can be asked anonymously.
As I prepared for the course, I asked the doctor's medical school for background material.
Some children asked for the extravagant while others asked for the most basic of items.
When asked about what they use for the Internet connection, 60.
If I asked, she'd say, "Could we please change the subject?
Jan Burch, SPHR, also a human resources consultant in West Des Moines, Iowa, recalls one instance in which an employee was asked if she had daycare arrangements.
Joe," he asked gently, "do you have any more questions?