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Thames Valley Health Protection Agency
TVHPA
The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
RBWM
TIA
TIA

Transient Ischaemic Attack – causes symptoms similar to a stroke - but symptoms last less than 24 hours. The most common cause is due to a tiny blood clot.

Total Period Fertility Rate

The average number of live births that would occur per woman resident in an area if women experienced that area’s current age-specific fertility rates throughout their childbearing life span.

Tuberculosis
TB

An infection caused by a species of mycobacterium (q.v.) which still remains a major worldwide health problem. Deaths from this disease have declined since the1950's, but there has been a recent increase in tuberculosis incidence. It is transmitted from person to person by an aerosol of organisms suspended in tiny droplets that are inhaled.

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