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Synonyms for heart block

recurrent sudden attacks of unconsciousness caused by impaired conduction of the impulse that regulates the heartbeat

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Bennett took on four high-profile homicide cases and won an equal number of first-degree murder convictions.
Neurocognitive performance may be able to serve as a potential trait marker for SZ and BD and can suggest the degree of genetic liability with their first-degree relatives.
The likelihood of a breast cancer mutation increases with certain familial patterns of cancer incidence, including two first-degree relatives with female breast cancer with one diagnosed before she was 50, or one first-degree relative with male breast cancer, Schiffman said.
Compared with the absence of a family history, for subjects with at least one affected first-degree relative the multivariate-adjusted hazard ratio for cancer recurrence or death was 0.
The appellate court did reduce the sentences of both men by 10 years each, agreeing with their contention that a gang enhancement was unauthorized because they were sentenced to 25 years to life for first-degree murder.
The first-degree murder charges were eventually reduced to second-degree murder charges and assault with a deadly weapon.
The disposition of this case has left Smith and other activists grimly aware once again of how difficult it is to obtain a first-degree murder conviction when a transgender person is killed.
For example, if a patient, his father, and his son all developed colorectal cancer, the patient would have two first-degree relatives with the disease, while his father and his son would each have one first-degree and one second-degree relative affected, Dr.
So far, Cullen has been charged with the first-degree murder of one patient and the first-degree attempted murder of another at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville.
A 39-year-old detective with the Riverdale Police Department was shot and killed on February 4 while handling a prisoner who was brought to the police department on charges of Home Invasion, Aggravated Kidnapping, and Attempted First-Degree Murder.
African Americans who have first-degree relatives with Alzheimer's disease are at greater risk for dementia, compared with whites, reported Dr.
On April 11, 1995, Cox was convicted of first-degree murder for shooting 30-year-old Terence Stewart on Nov.
Number of first-degree relatives (mother, sister, daughter) with history of breast cancer;
HR6 Mammogram: Women aged 35 and older with a family history of premenopausally diagnosed breast cancer in a first-degree relative.
But the list also includes "vehicular assault" (reckless car accidents with injuries), extortion, indecent liberties, man, slaughter, "controlled substance homicide," second-degree assault, kidnapping, second-degree (unarmed) robbery, and first-degree attempted arson.