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in·duce

(in-dūs'),
To cause or bring about. See: induction.

induce

(ĭn-do͞os′)
v.
1. To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
2. To initiate or increase the production of an enzyme or other protein at the level of genetic transcription.

induce

[ind(y)o̅o̅s′]
Etymology: L, inducere, to lead in
to cause or stimulate the start of an activity, as an enzyme induces a metabolic activity. See also induced fever. inducer, induction, n.

induce

(in-doos', dus') [L. inducere, to lead in]
1. To generate a product or bring about an effect.
2. To produce a result by using a specific stimulus.
See: inductioninducible, adjective

Patient discussion about induce

Q. can smoking induce acidity on many ocassions i have felt discomfort similar to when i have acidity, but the problem goes away as soon as i stop smoking for a day or two??

A. I would like to add ther is a condition in respiratory medicine called respiratory acidosis,smoking can cause this state,your lungs can cause this state.Im not sure but this may also be one of your problems.--------mrfoot56

Q. Is it possible for exercise induced asthma patient to exercise? After several times I felt I couldn’t breathe after running and swimming, I was diagnosed with Exercise induced asthma. I tried to resume my regular exercise, but after I developed shortness of breath couple of times I stopped again. Should I attempt exercise again? How can I exercise without having another attack of asthma?

A. People can often prevent symptoms by taking medication prior to exercising. The type of medication used depends on several factors. For example, people with hay fever might take an antihistamine tablet before exercise.

For people with asthma, an inhaler can be used before exercise to prevent asthma problems. Your physician can recommend the best medication for you to use before exercise.

If you have dust mite allergy, you may want to exercise outdoors to avoid breathing indoor dust. If you are allergic to grasses and weeds, you may want to exercise in an indoor location during certain seasons.

Exercising should be avoided in areas where there are large amounts of chemicals. For example, you should not exercise outdoors near heavy traffic areas with high levels exhaust fumes from cars and trucks. Indoor areas with irritating odors or fumes, also, should be avoided.

Q. Does fish-oil helps exercise induced asthma? I was diagnosed with exercise induced asthma a couple of year ago, and since then had better and worse times with my asthma, although the treatment I get. I read in a newspaper that fish oil can help exercise induced asthma- is that true? Do I have to eat fish-oil specifically or can I eat fish instead (I really, really, hate fish-oil…)?

A. I take 6, 1000mg softgels/day. It helps my asthma, arthritis and has lowered my closterol. Started with 10 and worked down to 6, which seems to work best, though sometimes I need the extra.

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For EP only, the 10,000 [micro]g/kg dose was able to significantly induce luciferase activity when measured with MS after 8 hr (Figure 1).
2+] induce mediator release and enhance allergen-mediated mediator release from mast cells in vitro (Dastych et al.
The data presented here indicate that brief exposure to nonylphenol induces significant and detrimental effects on Xenopus development at concentrations ranging from 100 nM to 10 [micro]M.
Drugs that selectively induce apoptosis of cancer cells without the involvement of p53 and disruption of the cell cycle would potentially offer less toxic treatment because normal, rapidly proliferating tissues would be spared.
The present study clearly showed for the first time that asbestos exposure induces phosphorylation of p53 protein at Ser15 in a human pulmonary epithelial cell line.
1985) reported that chronic administration of arsenite to rats and rabbits caused significant increase in peripheral vascular resistance, which suggests that arsenite may induce impaired vascular function.
PCP inhibits oxidative phosphorylation (3) and also induces morphologic alterations in the mitochondria (35).
Cadmium induces transcription of proto-oncogenes c-jun and c-myc in rat L6 myoblasts.
There is also evidence that tobacco glycoprotein stimulates the immune system and induces IL-6 mRNA synthesis in spleen cells (23).