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ameliorate

verb advance, allay, better, change for the better, correct, corrigere, cultivate, develop, ease, enhance, forward, fructify, help, improve, make better, make progress, meliorate, mend, mitigate, palliate, promote, raise, rectify, reform, upgrade
Associated concepts: ameliorating facts and circumstances, ameliorating waste
See also: alter, amend, commute, cure, ease, emend, fix, help, meliorate, mitigate, modify, mollify, progress, rectify, reform, rehabilitate, relieve, remedy, renew, renovate, repair, restore, soothe, treat
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Spiegelman suggests that the thiazolidinediones may change patterns of genetic activity in existing fat cells, causing the cells to produce proteins that ameliorate the body's insulin resistance.
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And the team's pilot study of 10 people suggested that this therapy could ameliorate and even eradicate clinical symptoms of the disease in humans.
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Five years after researcher's pioneering attempts to use transplants of fetal brain tissue to treat Parkinson's disease - with mostly disappointing results - three new studies indicate that the surgical procedure can ameliorate Parkinson's symptoms and reduce patients' needs for escalating doses of drug therapy.
These peptides could be further tested as a specific therapy for children with JIA and could potentially ameliorate the disease by stimulating regulatory function of the immune system," said Berent Prakken, M.
At a meeting in New Orleans this week, Mexican scientists reported adapting the same therapeutic technique to ameliorate symptoms in a patient with Huntington's disease, another disabling genetic disorder affecting the brain.
Lyman hopes that what he learns from his in vitro system will ameliorate the effects of pediatric AIDS, which by 1991 will have struck approximately 10,000 children in the United States, he says.
Schlotter also stated: "Increased drilling activities will lead to rapid growth in the Company's production volume, earnings per share, and cash flow and will ameliorate Silver Star's underlying net asset value growth.