Addison's disease

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a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin

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When George I came to the throne, the Whigs once more returned to power, and Addison again became Secretary for Ireland.
And now, in 1716, when he was already a man of forty-four, Addison married.
But whether Addison was happy in his married life or not, one sorrow he did have.
Julia Bates, DVM, of Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Care in Madison, Wisconsin, is a veterinary internist whose research during her residency involved the use of low-dose Percorten-V in the management of Addisons disease.
The Addisons were among more than a dozen people caught involved in drug supply in Birtley last year in a crackdown called Operation Hornet.
Arthur Addison snr and jnr were caught up in a police sting to crack a drugs supply network in Gateshead.
When an undercover officer met Addison jnr in a pub to buy cocaine, Addison's dad was with him to vet the buyer.
CHICAGO -- Addison Professional Search, a rapidly-growing specialty staffing firm focused on providing top-quality contract and direct hire personnel for finance and accounting, information technology and administrative positions, today announced that it has acquired HireSynergy, a Houston-based executive search firm specializing in placing professionals in accounting, finance, and IT positions.
HireSynergy represents a second Houston location for Addison, which has additional offices in Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Jersey City, NJ, New York City and Schaumburg, IL.
We are thrilled to welcome Birgit and the HireSynergy team, who have an outstanding reputation and deep industry expertise that is a tremendous complement to our existing Houston practice," said Joel Katz, chief executive officer and founder of Addison.
CHICAGO -- Addison Professional Search, a rapidly-growing specialty staffing firm focused on providing top-quality contract and direct hire personnel for finance and accounting, information technology and administrative positions, today announced that it has acquired New York City-based Strategic Corporate Solutions, LLC, a specialist in Wall Street Operations,, information technology, and administrative staffing for the financial services industry.
Addison has been recognized as one of the fastest growing private staffing companies in the US (ranked #7) by Staffing Industry Report and one of the "Fast 50" rapidly growing Chicago-based companies (ranked #13) by Crain's Chicago Business.
In addition, it's Midtown Manhattan and Jersey City, NJ offices will extend the market presence of Addison, which currently has locations in Chicago, Boston, Houston, Dallas and Schaumburg, IL.
CHICAGO -- Addison Professional Search, a rapidly-growing specialty staffing firm focused on serving corporate clients with top-quality temporary and permanent personnel in finance and accounting, information technology and clerical roles, announced today that private equity firm Lake Capital has made a strategic investment in the company to support its aggressive growth plans.
Addison plans to use the additional financial resources to broaden its range of specialized services, build a national office network, and make selective acquisitions that will position the company as a leading national provider of temporary and permanent specialty staffing services.