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2012-03-29 23:35:25

Depression is more prevalent among stroke and transient ischemic attack survivors than in the general population, researchers reported in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke. While most patients with stroke in the study had only mild disability, and only a fraction of those with TIAs had severe disability, depression rates were similar. "The similar rates of depression following stroke and TIA could be due to similarities in the rates of other medical conditions or to the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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