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This area of the brain is between the spinal cord and the rest of the brain. Basic functions like sleep and breathing are controlled here. 

What is the Brain Stem?

100

Pain in the head?

What is headache?

100

A type of scan, which a computer converts into detailed images of the brain and skull?

What is a CT scan?

100

Clot busting medicines?

What are Thrombolytics?

100

A tremor of the hand is a common early sign of this brain disease?

What is Parkinsons


200

Resting at the base of the brain, This is responsible for balance and coordination.

What is the Cerebellum?

200

A blood clot, or bleeding in the brain, is the cause of this?

What is a stroke?

200

Medicines like aspirin and Plavix help prevent blood clots?

What are antiplatelet agents or medicines?

200

Permanent brain damage from trauma?

What is Traumatic brain injury?

300

These lobes of the brain are responsible for managing sensation, handwriting, and body positions. They are located on the outer anterior of the brain on each side. 

What are the parietal lobes?

300

An artery in the brain develops a weak area that swells, balloon-like. 

What is an aneurysm?

300

Using radio waves in a magnetic field, a scanner that creates highly detailed images of the brain and other parts of the head.

What is a MRI?

300

Radiation therapy is used for this condition?

What is cancer?

300

This is used to verify or recognize a person is having a stroke?

What is F.A.S.T.?

400

The_________lobes contain the brain's visual processing system.

What are the occipital lobes?

400

Intracerebral hemorrhage?

What is bleeding inside the brain?

400

A needle is inserted into the space around the spinal nerves, and fluid is removed for analysis?

What is a lumbar puncture?

400

A surgeon drills a hole into the side of the skull to relieve high pressures?

What is a craniotomy?

400

A side effect of having a stroke that affects speech is called?

What is aphasia?

500

The temporal lobes of the brain are involved in these?

What are memory and hearing?

500

A brain injury that causes temporary disturbance in brain function, typically seen in contact sports. 

What is a concussion?

500

Brain activity is monitored through electrodes placed on the skin on the head. This can help diagnose seizures or other brain problems.

What is an EEG?

500

When there is an infection in the brain, these are used to kill organisms?

What are antibiotics?

500

The left side of the brain controls this?

What is the right side of the body.