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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The current 510(k) clearance represents another milestone in the extension of Life Technologies' move into the diagnostics arena.
As extension of life duration is central to many hypotheses on the advantages of developing large brains, these results offer a solid base which can be used to continue building a general theory on the evolution of the brain", concluded the scientist.
The study, which is the first to associate an extension of life span with consumption of apples, adds evidence to the benefits revealed in other investigations, including a study that found a decrease in heart disease risk in women who consumed the fruit.
Moreover, the expectation of life in patients who have already reached the age of sixty-five years or more is considerably greater than is often realized, making the extension of life resulting from active therapeutic intervention often well worth while.
The downward extension of life may also change our ideas about the way pollutants behave in deep aquifers, say the researchers, since previous models didn't include a biological component.
Group now proposes to proceed with the extension of life of the ZDP Shares
Perjeta has the potential to bring a significant, and precious, extension of life to around 2,000 women with advanced breast cancer each year, by preventing the cancer from progressing.
Administration of AAV9-SMN into one day-old SMA mice resulted in increased SMN protein levels in motor neurons, correction of synaptic function, and a significant extension of life span.
Perjeta has the potential to bring a significant, precious extension of life to around 2000 women with advanced breast cancer each year.
At that time, people considered death merely an extension of life.
I had no symptoms, and for me, this screening has meant an extension of life," said Robert.
This modest extension of life also comes with a hefty price tag of $65,000, at least at the moment.