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Morocco, which has undertaken reforms in all sectors since over ten years, is "unlikely to be swept up in the unrest" afflicting countries in the MENA region," said Judith Miller, whose remarks were quoted by the online website Medialine.
Francine Kaufman, author of ``Diabesity,'' an eye-opening look at the speed with which diabetes, hypertension and other obesity-related diseases are afflicting children.
Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage Inequalities, which documents the disgraceful condition of our public schools, says that of all the problems afflicting this country, poor public education is the easiest to solve.
Typically afflicting people between 20 and 40 years of age, multiple sclerosis is a neurological disease in which the body's own immune system attacks the central nervous system.
NCL, often referred to as Batten disease, is a rare and fatal neurodegenerative condition afflicting infants and children.
Moreover, he considers how Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is afflicting Russians, why the originally African-Asian hantavirus has appeared in the United States, and how the emergence of such diseases can be tied to global warming.
Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's, afflicting about 1 percent of the population over 50 years old.
She suffers from many of the same medical conditions afflicting some two dozen veterans interviewed for this article: severe respiratory problems, short-term memory loss, bronchitis, asthma, and pneumonia.
NCL, which is often referred to as Batten disease, is a rare and fatal neurodegenerative condition afflicting infants and children.
In part, that's because most doctors were taught that hemochromatosis is uncommon, afflicting mostly white males.
Given their enviable record in other towns of afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted, they're a good bet to give the Weekly a run for its money.
According to research published by The Sage Group, there is an overwhelming lack of awareness of PAD which afflicts 14-18 million Americans, compared to coronary artery disease and diabetes afflicting 12.
Researchers have used gene therapy to cure a lupuslike autoimmune disorder afflicting mice.
Prosensa and Leiden University Medical Centre get approval for FIRST human trial of exon-skipping technology; DMD is most common and lethal childhood genetic disorder, afflicting one in 3,500 boys
Shulman calls the thickening and scaling of rat skin and nails a particularly striking symptom that closely resembles problems afflicting people with psoriatic arthritis.