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absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness

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Andal made the statement after Antonio Flores, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) secretary general, asked the new PCA chief to keep his hands off from the coconut levy funds.
For patients showing negative results for PCa during the first biopsy, second, or even third biopsies are recommended for continued abnormal PSA values or if high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia is found on the first biopsy.
Steve Hodgson, general manager of the PCA, said: "When choosing a member of the PCA, consumers can be certain that they have undergone rigorous, ongoing checks to achieve and retain membership.
Noted for its training and technical expertise, the PCA incorporates the BWPDA and has been in existence for 75 years.
Digital rectal examination and PSA have different sensitivities and specificities for PCa detection; a DRE may identify PCas that would not necessarily be picked up on PSA alone.
Pearson Clinical Assessment workshops are currently conducted by PCA from its Bangalore training center.
Among other things, by 31 July 2010 the Bank needs to be adequately recapitalised or sign a merger or acquisition agreement with another institution as per the PCA Directive, unless extended by the OTS.
The PCA also includes the projected cost to repair or replace observed deficiencies and provide potential costs to upgrade existing systems that may be near the end of their useful life.
The PCA isn't taking that figure seriously and is foregoing any talk about numbers for the moment.
PCA employees will have access only to cases assigned to them.
The service will enter into "qualified tax collection contracts" (as defined in IRC section 6306(b)) with PCAs to locate and contact taxpayers with outstanding tax liabilities and arrange payment.
Medicare beneficiaries in all 50 states have used the PCA card since June 1.
We have to make sure the formulations will work and that the quality of our product will be maintained," says Lionel LeMay of the PCA.
In related news: Based on PCA's refinancing, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P), New York, New York said it has raised its investment-grade corporate credit rating on PCA to 'BBB' from 'BBB-.