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Constitutional

 

a walk taken by healthy persons to strengthen their health and by ill persons undergoing a course of treatment. Constitutionals are especially indicated for patients with certain diseases of the cardiovascular system, respiratory organs, gastrointestinal tract, and liver. Constitutionals are also recommended for people with a tendency toward obesity. At health resorts, terrain cure is used for treatment purposes.

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18 August 2011 - Swiss healthcare group Roche (VTX:ROG) and US-based PerkinElmer (NYSE:PKI) today announced that they have signed a new supply agreement for distribution of the NimbleGen CGX microarray workflow, for use in constitutional disease research.
This complete target-enrichment workflow solution enables faster time to definitive answers and accelerates discoveries in constitutional disease research.
Its unique potential to resolve maternal and paternal haplotypes and the ability to detect structural variants, such as translocations, will make a significant impact on clinical research for constitutional diseases and cancer.

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