extension of life


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extension of life

Terminal care Any maneuver intended to ↓ morbidity of various conditions in the elderly, thereby ↑ lifespan. See Dying.
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And yet, every day there are massive amounts of publicity about the crisis in Social Security, the lack of a meaningful national savings rate and the continual extension of life expectancy.
In a last-ditch effort to urge the Higgs boson out of the LEP, researchers pushed the machine to its energy limit and won a monthlong extension of life for their accelerator last fall.
More and more facilities are recognizing death as an extension of life, an event deserving of as much attention, preparation, and participation by friends, family, and caregivers as, say, birth and marriage.
Meanwhile,No 10 welcomes a public consultation on a general review of the sexual offences laws, which, among other measures, called for an extension of life sentences by expanding the definition of rape, is due to be completed in March.
TORY leader William Hague has called for the extension of life sentences for child sex offenders in the wake of the wave of public anger over the murder of Sarah Payne.
One film is a documentary revealing the day-to-day reality in the extension of life for two 24-week twins who experience every technological intervention.
Life is good; but how much extension of life would be good for us?
In addition, the extension of life and the reduction of family size probably added to free time, as well (Geoffrey H.
That doesn't sound like much, but for those women who would have died of breast cancer the extension of life would be more than 17 years.
If the process works and the cancer goes into retreat, chemotherapy can earn the patient a modest extension of life.