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adverse

adj. clearly contrary, such as an adverse party being the one suing you. An adverse interest in real property is a claim against the property, such as an easement.

adverse

(Hostile), adjective antagonistic, deprecatory, disagreeable, discordant, disinclined, dissuasive, fractious, inauspicious, indisposed, inimical, intolerant, opposed, recalcitrant, renitent, repugnant, resistive, restive, uncooperative, unfriendly, unreconciled, untoward, unwilling
Associated concepts: adverse claim, adverse effect, adverse enjoyment of property, adverse interest, adverse possession, adverse use, adverse user, adverse witness
Foreign phrases: Longa possessio parit jus possidendi, et tollit actionem vero domino.Long possession creates the right of possession, and ripens into a right of action against the real owner.

adverse

(Negative), adjective afflictive, calamitous, catastrophic, corrosive, deleterious, destructive, dire, disadvantageous, disastrous, disserviceable, dreadful, harmful, hurtful, injurious, insalubrious, malefic, maleficient, prejudicial, ruinous, scatheful, unadvisable, unfortunate
Associated concepts: adverse determination of the court, adderse effect, adverse holding of the court, adverse interest

adverse

(Opposite), adjective adversus, antipodal, antithetical, antonymous, at variance, conflicting, conflictive, contradictory, contradistinct, contrapositive, contrarious, contrarius, contrary, contrastable, counter, counteractive, diametrically opposite, irreconcilable, obverse, reverse
Associated concepts: adverse action, adverse party
See also: antipathetic, averse, competitive, contradictory, contrary, deleterious, detrimental, disadvantageous, discordant, disinclined, hostile, inadvisable, inauspicious, incompatible, inimical, malevolent, noxious, ominous, opposite, pernicious, plight, regrettable, reluctant, renitent, repugnant, unfavorable, unpropitious
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Many subjective complaints have been ascribed to adverse food reactions, including neurologic (dizziness, weakness, headaches, numbness, loss of concentration, depression), gastrointestinal (generalized bloating, abdominal distention, constipation), musculoskeletal (muscle cramps, myalgia, arthralgia, vasculitis), and miscellaneous complaints (sweating, chest pain, fatigue, itchy earlobes) (National Research Council 2000b).
Burks' research focuses on the molecular identification of allergens in specific foods, better understanding the mechanisms behind adverse food reactions, and the development of treatments for food allergies, including immunotherapy, a promising treatment currently undergoing clinical trials.
Learning whether the foods that they eat and beverages that they drink cause a healthy or inflamed reaction in the body is invaluable for understanding if adverse food reactions are part of the problem with reaching and maintaining a healthful weight Based on the results of this personal nutrition assessment, the patient and doctor, working together, can craft a treatment plan that helps the patient lose weight that was gained in reaction to food intolerances.
But sensitivities do include a wide variety of adverse food reactions, such as the gastrointestinal upset of lactose intolerance, sulfite-induced asthma or the itchy skin reaction to tartarzine (yellow food dye #5).
Similarly, nearly one-third of parents perceive adverse food reactions to be responsible for a multitude of symptoms in their children and modify their children's diets in response (Bock 1987).