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chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Step one includes estimation of disease burden and population needs, identification of risk factors for chronic respiratory diseases and respiratory allergies and undertaking surveillance on chronic respiratory disease risk factors and trends in disease burden.
Al Raisi, chronic respiratory disease programme manager at the Ministry of Health, told the Times of Oman.
Among the biggest group of 'at risk' patients are those of all ages with chronic respiratory disease such as asthma requiring regular medication and chronic heart conditions including angina and heart failure.
The UN General Assembly has adopted the political declaration on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke, chronic respiratory disease and cancer, which together kill some 36 million people each year.
The Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire (CRQ) is the most commonly used disease specific measurement tool to assess HRQL in patients with chronic respiratory disease.
1) I believe it is time this strategy was developed and refined to include chronic respiratory disease.
The multi-state lawsuit filed in December alleges that EPA has ignored overwhelming scientific evidence and the advice of its own experts that fine particulate matter is responsible for premature death, chronic respiratory disease and asthma attacks as well as increased hospital admissions and emergency room visits.
The study also revealed that 24 of the 71 patients with legionella infection had none of the standard risk factors, which included smoking and chronic respiratory disease, and none was on immunosuppressive therapy.
These include squalamine, an anti-angiogenesis treatment for eye disease and cancer; interleukin-9 antibody, a respiratory treatment based on the discovery of a genetic cause of asthma; and LOMUCIN, a mucoregulator to treat the overproduction of mucus and secretions involved in many forms of chronic respiratory disease.
The vaccination is free to anyone over the age of 65, as well as anyone with chronic respiratory disease, including asthma, chronic heart disease, chronic renal failure and diabetes.
For example, an unusually blue tongue with a whitish, dense-looking surface, or "fur," might signal to a Chinese doctor that the person attached to the tongue suffers from emphysema, a chronic respiratory disease.
Founded in 2010, Propeller is provider of an FDA-cleared digital health platform that helps reduce the cost of care while delivering better quality of life for individuals with chronic respiratory disease.

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