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(kris'măs),
Surname of a child (Stephen Christmas) with the disease subsequently called Christmas disease; first case studied in detail. See: Christmas disease, Christmas factor.
See also: Christmas factor, hemophilia B.
Carvedilol Hibernation Reversible Ischaemia Trial—Marker of Success. A study that asked if hibernating myocardium predicts the amount of carvedilol-induced improvement of LVEF-left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction due to ischaemic heart disease
Conclusion There was no significant difference between hibernators and nonhibernators in increasing LVEF with carvedilol
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In their critique of the 1BH slice, Elliott and Christmas (1995) observed a similar phenom, where trunk rotation and upper arm movement accounted for approximately 15% of the racquet velocity at impact but with a stable trunk at impact irrespective of the height of ball contact (shoulders or hips height).
He also learned how to graft Holy Thorn cuttings onto the root of blackthorn stock, and so preserve the `miraculous' Christmas blossoming characteristic.
Millhouse Male Voice Choir and the Grange Moor Brass band will be performing a selection of Christmas tunes in a bid to raise money for rare nerve disease, Guillian Barre Syndrome (GBS).
3D Christmas card exhibition @ National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Ruth Harries @ Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran
I'm too busy fire-fighting imagined future crises in the small hours, reaching for my iPad to email myself instructions for things a sane brain would dismiss as ridiculous because the world will NOT end if I fail to pre-order a turkey or book a table for Christmas eve, or make a festive centrepiece, or order the extension packs for Balderdash and Articulate, or Advocaat for my sister, or stockings for the cats.
At one point he dons a Father Christmas hat that wriggles electronically and plays a tinny version of Lulu's hit Shout, and then dances around the room waving his arms, warning Edward Whitaker against making photographic record of the incident.
Morrison, the smallest of the UK's four main grocery chains, said today that annual profit will be at the lower end of analyst estimates after Christmas sales slumped.
I also like getting a Christmas tree with roots so after Christmas is over I can plant it in my field out the back of the house.
Opening: "It is Christmas Eve and I am thinking of our Christmasses
This Christmas will witness the same inequality, the rich and the poor both challenged by the coming of Christ into the world.
They will sound as though they've had all their Christmasses at once--and in a way they will have done--because they've set the prices for Christmas with slab trading.