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Stroke - The Price of Rapid Evolution: Origins Of Disease: An Evolutionary Perspective

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This title is a part of the series Origins Of Disease: An Evolutionary Perspective


Catalogue Number:  FI0071
Producer:  Film Ideas
Subject:  Documentary, Health and Medicine, History, Medicine, Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2015
Running Time:  45
Closed Captions:  Yes


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The human brain has undergone dramatic evolutionary advances. Today, however, many people suffer from strokes -- the rupturing of blood vessels in the brain. The truth is, humans suffer from strokes because brain size increased too rapidly during the course of human evolution. The hidden secrets of strokes considering evolution are explored in this episode.


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