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PROGRESSION. That state of a business which is neither the commencement nor the end. Some act done after the matter has commenced and before it is completed. Plowd. 343. Vide Consummation; Inception.

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Lead author of the study, Bing Lu, said that milk consumption plays an important role in bone health and their study is the largest study to investigate the impact of dairy intake in the progression of knee OA.
704 more quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) and cost $25,609 less than the strategy of surveillance without RFA followed by esophagectomy upon disease progression to cancer, assuming a 1% disease progression rate.
Mechanisms involved in the progression of androgen independent prostate cancers: it is not only the cancer cell's fault.
That finding, along with Regelson's work, suggests that DHEA in abundant levels may help shield against HIV progression, Jacobson says.
The AFFIRM study was a two-year, randomized, multi-center, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of 942 patients conducted in 99 sites worldwide, evaluating the effect of TYSABRI on the progression of disability and the rate of clinical relapses.
The EPA is soliciting proposals to recruit a new adult cohort for a multisite, prospective, population-based observational study of adults designed to determine the long-term effects of particulate matter constituents and copollutants on the natural history of cardiovascular disease, including indicators of subclinical disease, clinical disease incidence, mortality, and the assessment of physiological parameters indicative of the progression of disease.
In August, researchers reported results of a smaller study in which deprenyl alone appeared to delay disease progression (SN: 8/5/89, p.
These results confirm that arimoclomol is worthy of progression to the planned Phase IIb efficacy trial.
While they concur that T4 counts do offer one measure of a drug's ability to curb disease progression, they say investigators should continue to use death rates until further research confirms the link between very low T4 counts and grim survival prospects for people infected with HIV.
In addition, time to tumor progression versus Taxol was significantly prolonged in patients receiving ABRAXANE.
The new finding complements an earlier study showing zidovudine slows disease progression in HIV-infected people who have AIDS-related complex (ARC), an early stage of AIDS (SN: 8/12/89, p.
Moreover, FUJI is also compatible with the innovative PowerDVD player that grants legitimate commercial DVD access to FUJI users, and the easy-to-use migration tool, Progression Desktop for Linux, that allows FUJI users to transfer files and settings from Windows to Linux systems.