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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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That relationship had been conjectured 30 years prior by the Dunns (1972), but had not been examined in controlled research with chronically misbehaving students.
When given to chronically HIV-infected patients during an STI, GM-CSF blunted viral rebound and substantially prevented decreases in CD4 T cells in the absence of antiretroviral treatment.
July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kieron Dey, vice president of clinical innovation at XLHealth Corporation, a leading provider of Medicare Advantage solutions for those with special needs, presented to participants of the South Carolina Hospital Association's CFO Forum the initial results of a study analyzing intervention methods aimed at decreasing rates of hospitalization among chronically ill Medicare patients.
But if the health of children today isn't apparent, it will be to the next generation as unhealthy youths become chronically sick adults.
Not surprisingly, mothers with chronically ill children generally reported more stress than did women with healthy children.
Today's announcement by Fannie Mae and ESIC will help New York get off to a fast start with out plant to create 12,000 new supportive housing units for the chronically homeless.
Acetic acid irrigation is a useful adjunct to antibiotic drops in the chronically draining ear.
Of equal concern, especially if the clinician decides to initiate antiretroviral therapy during PHI, is that patients understand why they will be taking potent drugs to fight HIV when most chronically infected people are advised to wait until mid- or late-stage disease before starting therapy.
But, in looking back at the past, those whose passion is caring for our elderly and chronically ill can take heart in just how far we have come.
In accordance with A* 98 of the Act in question is a public contract is divided into 10 sections, namely - Part 1 of a public contract Modernization of room for improving care for the chronically ill in hospital BE[degrees]loveckEi, Inc.
A new study has indicated that supplementation with MemreePlus, Lonza's proprietary blend of soy-based phosphatidylserine (PS) and phosphatidic acid (PA), can decrease the stress response in chronically stressed male adults.
Housing Authority, Santa Clara County and Destination: Home Successfully House and Serve 266 Chronically Homeless Individuals and Families

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