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biological

(archaic), biologic
1. of or relating to biology
2. (of a detergent) containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
3. a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

biological

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to life or living organisms.
(immunology)
A biological product used to induce immunity to various infectious diseases or noxious substances of biological origin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Lead author Jacob Kresovich, PhD, suggests that using DNA methylation to measure biologic age may help scientists better understand who is at risk for developing cancer and other age-related diseases.
The study showed for every five years a woman's biologic age was older than her chronologic or actual age, known as age acceleration and she had a 15 per cent increase in her chance of developing breast cancer.
Academy Medical, a certified Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that specializes in providing medical products, tissues and devices to government agencies, and Skye Biologics, a national leader and distributor in biomedical tissue technologies, have joined forces to bring validated BioECM tissue biologics to over 2,000 Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) medical centers across the country.
The study used administrative claims data from the Optum research database representing 1,235 adults with PsA who newly initiated a biologic therapy between Jan.
Herzig (Ph.D., D.Sc.) from Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany to share his expertise on Biologics and Biosimilars on 25th April 2018.
CMC Biologics, a company involved in clinical and commercial manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies, coagulation factors and other therapeutic proteins, has signed a definitive agreement with AGC Asahi Glass, a manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials.
In the study, (http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2540851) published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, Alexander and his colleagues analyzed 19 studies on Inflectra - a biosimilar for Remicade, a drug that treats arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome - and found the original biologic and the biosimilar were similarly safe and effective. 
Gottheil and her associates particularly focused on 1,189 early RA patients with moderate to severe disease activity enrolled in CATCH during 2007-2012 who received methotrexate and had never previously received a biologic drug.
Brown has added California to a growing list of states that allow retail pharmacies to substitute interchangeable biologic medicines."
The UK biotech consortium has been handed the cash from the Government's Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI) to support the development and manufacture of novel biologic treatments.
A new rapid microbial screening assay will allow LABS to determine the presence of microbial contamination within a biologic sample several days before the traditional culture methods.
Other patient groups in which a biologic mesh may be employed are patients with chronic "low-grade" infection or abdominal wall contamination.