degenerative disease


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degenerative disease

[di′jen·ə·rəd·iv di′zēz]
(medicine)
General debility and diseases associated with advancing age.
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The first two sections contrast static damage from stroke, trauma, or epilepsy with progressive degenerative diseases such as dementia and ParkinsonAEs, followed by sections on degenerative diseases secondary to other illness and developmental neurological conditions.
The collaboration is aimed at accelerating testing of Novogen's super-benzopyran drugs for degenerative diseases of the nervous system and muscles.
8 million grant to Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands, one of the world' s foremost institutions for genetic, laboratory, and clinical research for inherited retinal degenerative diseases (as well as home to several JVIB authors).
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Yes, our system is the most technologically advanced in the world, but that technology is proving to be the nemesis of good healthcare for chronic degenerative diseases.
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