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A popular term for ego-gratifying verbalisations (e.g., compliments) bestowed on an individual by others.
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Kudos Psychology A popular term for ego-gratifying verbalizations–eg, compliments, bestowed on a person by others. See Social interaction Sports medicine The number of times the ball is whacked from tee-off to cup.
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Patient discussion about strokes

Q. Stroke My granny got stroke. Now she is in the hospital, but she doesn't identify me or my mother. When I asked her what are the season now - she answers that it's winter now. I don't know how to help her. What I have to prepare for?

A. I was sorry to hear about your grandmother. You should remeber that after the initial phase, there may be changes in her functioning, especially with rehabilitation program. It's a vast subject, so you can read about it here (, and also talk to other people in the stroke community here (

Q. Migraine stroke Hi, I'm 58 years-old male and I have migraines with aura since age 14. Two weeks ago, I felt weakness in the left side of my body, and at the hospital the doctors told me I had a stroke. I underwent several tests, but they still don't know the cause for the stroke (my lab tests are normal; I don't have diabetes or hypertension). My neurologist said that although it's very rare, he thinks that my stroke was caused by my migraine. I tried to find information about it, but couldn't find much – do you know where I can get some more info? Thanks!

A. I supposedly had two strokes that caused one sided weakness and temporary aphasia. The most recent time it happened, I went to a different hospital's ER where their neurologist and stroke specialist told me I have "complex migraines." Apparently this type of migraine can mimic a stroke with all the symptoms. If you look up "complex migraine" at or other similar sites, it will give you more informaton. My opinion, for what it's worth, is that I'd rather have a migraine than another stroke since migraines can be treated with preventive meds and/or meds that help the symptoms once it gets started.

Q. What Are the Risk Factors for Developing Stroke? My father had a stroke recently, at the age of 73. What are the risk factors for developing this?

A. Primary risk factors include:

1) smoking
2) excessive alcohol intake
3) uncontrolled high blood pressure
4) high cholesterol
5) overweight/unhealthy diet
6) illegal drugs/abuse of Rx drugs
7) known or unknown heart problems
8) diabetes
9) known or unknown vascular brain defects - aneurysm, etc.
10)family history of stroke

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KUDOS senior partner Charles Beer said: "We are genuinely excited to be starting this partnership with Huddersfield Town, the Giants and KSDL at a stadium that offers so much across the year to the region."
Coun Sue Gallagher, the council's portfolio holder for culture, said: "Warwick District Council is delighted to be working in partnership with Kudos Cafes as they work to raise the profile of the Royal Pump Rooms and Jephson's Brasserie and put them on the map for local people and visitors to enjoy quality food and events in unique venues."
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Ajanthan Sivathas, Team leader of KUDOS elated at the results of GBC said their team found formation due to the encouragement of the team which represented Sri Lanka last year from their same University.
He added: "Also, there would be a tremendous amount of kudos, like recovering The Scream.
"We have shown that we have raised both the efficiency and quality of the documentation, and so reduced costs for our customer, which has led to us being entrusted with the task for a further three years," Johan Edlund, site manager at Sigma Kudos in Karlskrona said.
Spooks is made by the independent production company Kudos for BBC1, which recently moved its other major drama, Hustle, to the second city - but used props to make it appear like London.
He reveals that the Spooks spinoff Code 9 was almost filmed in the city, though in the end Kudos decided to make it in Yorkshire.He says: "But they remembered us when, because of dwindling budgets and the increasing costs of London, they were looking to relocate Hustle.
The company have now ended their Kia Kudos programme and replaced it with the Kia Approved Used Car Programme.
He said: "There is some fantastic work originating in advertising agencies based beyond the M25 who routinely compete successfully with their colleagues in London yet often don't attract the same credit of kudos.
A Homeownership Is one of the cornerstones to building wealth, so kudos to you for seeking to buy your first residence as a recent grad about to enter the workforce.