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(of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function

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Other genes that were affected include markers of premature aging, cancer, and chronic degenerative disease.
Anti-aging medicine is preventing and reversing mainly degenerative diseases, including heart and blood vessel disease, which results in heart attack and stroke; bone and joint disease; neuro-degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and dementia; and more.
Human embryonic stem cell research in Japan should be pursued with an eye to understanding human development and to discovering therapeutic treatments for many degenerative diseases (brain or otherwise).
It affects only boys, and it's a degenerative disease.
Functional foods, ageing and degenerative disease envelops the concept of developing different foods according to their effect on health, a concept that is becoming widely accepted by the food industry since the beginning of the 21st century.
Data from animal models and cell cultures suggest that a chronic non-toxic dose of anti-angiogenic compounds may prevent degenerative disease in its early stage.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is the largest source of non-governmental funding for retinal degenerative disease research in the world.
It's a chronic, degenerative disease that leads to the overproduction of collagen.
Specifically, the research team is conducting a dosage study utilizing the Company's RPE cells in the Royal College of Surgeons ("RCS") rat model and plans to conduct similar studies in other rodent models of retinal degenerative disease.
Few investigators, however, have attempted to gauge whether a surfeit of vitamin E protects against degenerative disease, as measured, for instance, by fewer heart attacks or less need for coronary bypass surgery.
MS is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system that affects more than 2.
Recent scientific research has shown that certain types of essential fatty acids (EFAs) -- healthy fats -- improve immune and hormone functions, and play a vital role in treating all forms of degenerative disease, including cancer.
The official definition, devised to help determine which cases should be reported to health officials, includes for the first time AIDS-associated degenerative disease of the brain and wasting syndrome (emaciation).
CMS has awarded the X STOP with a maximum add-on payment of $4,400 per case, providing Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries with greater access to a minimally invasive, lower risk surgical alternative to treat lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), a degenerative disease experienced mainly by the middle-aged and elderly population.
Given the challenge patients with degenerative diseases or their families may face, the Plan offers a 12-month special care programi,ii, which includes training on caregiving skills, regular visits by nurses, and advice on customized home care plans.
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