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Nord

(nôr), department (1990 pop. 2,533,000), N France, bordering on the North Sea and Belgium. LilleLille
, city (1990 pop. 178,301), capital of Nord dept., N France, near the Belgian border. With its central position in NW Europe, Lille became a great commercial, cultural, and manufacturing center, long known for its textile products—notably lisle (the name is derived
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 is the capital.

Nord

 

a department in the extreme north of France, bordering on Belgium and the North Sea. Area, 5,800 sq km; population, 2.5 million (1973). The capital is the city of Lille. One of the most industrialized departments in the country, Nord is the nucleus of the northern industrial region. Its industries include coal mining, metallurgy, machine construction, and textile production. There is also extensive agriculture.

Nord

a department of N France, in Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. Capital: Lille. Pop.: 2 561 800 (2003 est.). Area: 5774 sq. km (2252 sq. miles)
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The initiative drew praise from some, including Abbey Meyers, president of the National Organization for Rare Disorders and a former National Institutes of Health gene therapy adviser.
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Meyers, president of the National Organization for Rare Disorders in New Fairfield, Conn., "but most conditions are not treatable--like Alzheimer's, for example."
Infants with the genetic defect "lie on the floor, unable to move," says Abbey Meyers, director of the National Organization for Rare Disorders. "Give them carnitine and they move around like normal kids."
Cystinosis United will also link to leading advocacy organizations, including The Cystinosis Research Foundation, the Cystinosis Research Network, the National Kidney Foundation, the National Organization for Rare Disorders, and Global Genes.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has a searchable database of conditions.
It is uncommon and characterized by inflammation of the heart muscle, according to the (https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/giant-cell-myocarditis/) National Organization for Rare Disorders.
Vaughan, Co-founder and President of The Morgan Leary Vaughan Fund (Morgan's Fund), regarding the announcement of the National Organization for Rare Disorders' (NORD) selection of Natural History Studies Project participants.
WASHINGTON -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has released a report documenting flexibility in the Food and Drug Administration's review of potential treatments for patients with rare diseases.
If our people fred no alternative resources, they suggest the Patient Assistance Program for Copaxone, run by National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc., or NORD.
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"The FDA would never sit still if the maker of an over-the-counter or prescription drug were to use a similar mix of anecdotal endorsements and pseudo-science to sell its product," said Abbey Meyers of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) at a recent FDA hearing.

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