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The art and literature of the medieval ars moriendi tradition can assist us in coming to terms with the reality of dying today, which in affluent countries will more often be a "protracted dwindling of increasing debility," accompanied by dementia, than a "clearly heralded death," for example, from cancer (118).
Again, that's double-edged for gold, in diminishing the prospectively wider negative yield disadvantage on the one hand, but reflecting disillusioning global debility on the other.
While they deal in almost all generic medicines, their core focus is on providing world-class medicines on men's sexual health such as erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and sexual debility, etc.
My wife was with me because my back is still in the early stages of recovery and I cannot lift anything heavy: a debility I shall endeavour to fake for as long as possible.
The yoga guru owns Patanjali Ayurveda that sells items like Putrajeevak Beej ( a medicine to cure infertility and beget a male child) and Divya Shivlingi seed ( sterility treatment, general debility and infertility treatment).
Examining the period of dynamic change between 1250 and 1530, Rawcliffe's book is an ambitious and foundational study of medieval English communities' collective efforts "to protect themselves from sickness, debility and disease" (p.
But as author Atul Gawande, a Harvard-trained surgeon and a staff writer for The New Yorker, shows in his new book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, the modern response to debility and dying is often only marginally more humane and dignified.
As a result, focus is shifting toward preventive care or treating foot disorders in early stages to reduce health care cost and debility.
In folk medicine, watercress was used for treating metabolic disorders, debility, skin diseases, cough, rheumatism, gout, liver disease, stomach and intestinal problems, as well as bladder and kidney diseases.
The present case of cervico vaginal prolapse could be attributed to recent calving and debility.
The discourse also extended to science as early statisticians collected information about such marriages, attempting to determine whether the offspring of such closely related couples were more likely to suffer from disease or debility.
This debility of the state has come to the fore over and over again as has the disastrous unpreparedness of the nation as a whole on the front of combating prowling terrorism.