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Fainting Studies Conducted In Twins Show Strong Genetic Ties
2012-08-07 10:35:09

Fainting is a fairly common occurrence in our society and about 25 percent of us will experience it at some point in our life. And now, a new study has found that there is a strong link between fainting and family.

2009-08-31 10:32:06

A new definition of syncope – most commonly perceived as an episode of fainting – makes its diagnosis more precise and now dependent on a specific cause.

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2008-12-19 09:55:00

British doctors announced details on Friday of a 25 year old woman who frequently passed out after eating sandwiches or a carbonated beverage.

2008-11-26 16:26:25

Patients in a dentist's chair can experience dizziness, lightheadedness, palpitations, nausea, sweating and hyperventilation, a paper by a U.S. dentist said.

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2008-11-26 15:32:04

You see it in movies or while viewing your favorite sitcom; a scene at the doctor's office where the character inevitably gets a little woozy which leads to a fainting spell.

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2004-12-07 08:32:33

Plain tap or bottled water may buoy the health of people with low blood pressure who faint while they're standing, says a British study in the latest issue of the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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