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causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

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So ultrasound screening is really the most effective way to detect the presence of a potentially life-threatening AAA.
D'Alonzo said that GenVec expects that its gene therapy pursuits will provide treatments for other life-threatening illnesses besides cystic fibrosis, including potential treatments for several cancer applications.
Alfacell Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for cancer and other life-threatening diseases, using its proprietary ribonuclease (RNase) technology platform.
We look at what the caller's complaint is and ask specific questions to identify if it's a truly life-threatening emergency,'' said Wendee Riegner, EMS administrator.
and Europe for patients with life-threatening systemic fungal infections for whom currently marketed drugs are ineffective or too toxic.
Life-threatening fungal infections remain the most common cause of infectious death in many types of acutely ill patients, for example those who have undergone transplants or those who are suffering from infections affecting their immune system, such as HIV.
This game was designed to support your local police departments and put you in the same life-threatening positions as a police officer, while conducting a deadly drug raid," said Ana Maria Rothenhausler, national marketing manager for General Games Inc.
Doctors told James' parents that the boy's most serious burns were to his vocal cords and airway, life-threatening injuries caused by inhaling the burning methanol.
2 unpaid weeks off to care for a child with a serious but not life-threatening illness, such as mononucleosis or strep throat, compared to an average leave of 2.
The funds raised through the festivals will allow us to continue our no-charge retreat for families challenged by a life-threatening illness.
Partner Charles Strauss is working to make the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses come true.
A test that can help doctors determine whether fainting is caused by low blood pressure or something more serious and life-threatening should be covered by all insurers, according to a panel of experts.
Its study was requested in October 1990 in response to findings by the President's Cancer Panel that further improvement in drug development and approval could speed the availability of badly needed treatments for life-threatening diseases such as AIDS and cancer.
Nasdaq:KOSP) announced today preliminary results from two pivotal Jerini AG (FSE: JI4) Phase III Icatibant clinical trials, FAST-1 and FAST-2 (For Angioedema Subcutaneous Treatment), for the subcutaneous treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE), a debilitating and potentially life-threatening genetic disease.