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Synonyms for sprue

a chronic disorder that occurs in tropical and non-tropical forms and in both children and adults

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The ordinary shares in Sprue Aegis plc to be issued
Under the terms of the new agreement, Sprue has retained the exclusive rights to distribute the products and brands of BRK Brands, namely, First Alert, BRK and Dicon throughout Europe.
A full pouring cup or basin without a full sprue underneath presents a false sense of security.
Directors said the offer from the smoke alarm supplier - which is one of Sprue Aegis's major shareholders - was 'wholly inadequate'.
COLLAGENOUS SPRUE, CELIAC DISEASE, AND REFRACTORY SPRUE: A GLANCE AT THE TERMS
Since introducing this device to market, customers who are using our Anti-Drool Sprue Bar device have seen a return on their investment in less than 3 months' time," says Tom Siwek, general manager at MDI.
Sprue Aegis said it won business "across all key sectors" in the first six months, including a contract from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service.
They will give her an enormous amount of information pertaining to sprue.
Key Words: celiac sprue, liver disease, small intestine
Our goals are to understand the biochemical basis of celiac sprue, and to translate these insights into pharmacological agents that could allow patients to safely reincorporate these otherwise nutritious and extremely common food grains into their diet," he says.
The highlight of this year's event will be the announcement of the Celiac Sprue Management Clinic at Stanford Hospital, which is scheduled to open in January of 2005.
Chaitan Khosla and his colleagues at Stanford University and the University of Norway in Oslo report identifying a single component of gluten proteins that causes the autoimmune response characteristic of celiac sprue.
Celiac sprue, a gluten-induced enteropathy, was once considered primarily an immunologic disease of infants and children.
The Stanford University School of Medicine is gearing up for its 7th annual conference on celiac sprue, an autoimmune disease that leads to an inability to digest gluten, a major protein in wheat, rye and barley products.