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The Event

I just re-read The Dark Tower series, and there’s a line in one of the book (Wizard and Glass, I’m pretty sure): true love is boring. 479 more words

Stressed at work? Beware of stroke

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Stress is almost always seen in a bad light and the common assumption is that highly stressed and overworked people have a higher risk of getting a stroke. 880 more words

Current Affairs

Healthy — The Daily Post

via Healthy — The Daily Post

Healthy.  It is a word that seems to escape my vocabulary as a means of describing myself.  Simply because:  I am not healthy.   599 more words

International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT) of neurosurgical clipping versus endovascular coiling in 2143 patients with ruptured intracranial aneurysms: a randomised trial

The Lancet Volume 360, Issue 9342, 26 October 2002, Pages 1267–1274



Endovascular detachable coil treatment is being increasingly used as an alternative to craniotomy and clipping for some ruptured intracranial aneurysms, although the relative benefits of these two approaches have yet to be established. 236 more words


Unruptured intracranial aneurysms: natural history, clinical outcome, and risks of surgical and endovascular treatment

 The Lancet Volume 362, Issue 9378, 12 July 2003, Pages 103–110



The management of unruptured intracranial aneurysms is controversial. Investigators form the International study of Unrupted intracranial Aneurysms aimed to asses the natural history of unrupted Intracranial aneurysms and to measure the risk associalted with the repair. 208 more words


The Sword of Damocles

With two “volatile” aneurysms in her brain, Doré felt like Damocles; she would always have the possibility that one or both would rupture and there could be no convenient time or place for that to happen. 621 more words