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MATCH

A trial comparing management of atherothrombosis with clopidogrel (Plavix™) with or without aspirin in high-risk patients with recent transient ischaemic attack or stroke.

Conclusion
Adding aspirin to clopidogrel increased bleeding without reducing recurrent ischaemic vascular events in high-risk patients.

match

The fitting together of one or more things. See HLA match, Language mismatch, Logic mismatch, Mismatch. Cf Crossmatch.

Match

How similar the HLA typing, out of a possible six antigens, is between the donor and the recipient.

Patient discussion about match

Q. Hi members, after I notice that our symptoms match those of fibromyalgia. Hi members, after I notice that our symptoms match those of fibromyalgia, do we have to live with it and simply manage it for the rest of our life or try some luck with food and meds? Thanks.

A. If you could have given a particular age details then it could have been easy to analyze. This condition is relatively new, yet it's appearing in epidemic numbers. Dr. Whiting (an orthomolecular nutritionist), finds in his work with people suffering with this that they are all very toxic. When their systems have been properly detoxified their symptoms will disappear. His personal feeling is that this is a condition of hyper-toxicity and manifests itself in people who are unable to physically cope with the overload of toxins in their system.

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References in classic literature ?
I lit a match, and, looking down, I saw a small, white, moving creature, with large bright eyes which regarded me steadfastly as it retreated.
The officer had followed the brilliant train in the air; he endeavored to precipitate himself upon the barrel and tear out the match before it reached the powder it contained.
But, master, I know from him, and he got it from the Sheriff's man Ralph o' the Scar, that this same knavish Sheriff hath but laid a trap for thee in this shooting match and wishes nothing so much as to see thee there.
She has been wanting me to go and lecture Brooke; and I have reminded her that her friends had a very poor opinion of the match she made when she married me.
It's lucky we started you first, for I'm hungry, and you can be cooking something for us to eat while we match the other folks together.
But the wind found its way in and put out match after match.
Head all right, good 'n' flat," Dag Daughtry murmured, first sliding his fingers over it, and then lighting a match.
He could not have been more than fifteen feet from me, and had he lighted a match he would surely have discovered me.
She struck the match on the box, and lit her candle.
a match might afford her a world of comfort, if she only dared take a single one out of the bundle, draw it against the wall, and warm her fingers by it.
And I would rather," she cried, in a most vehement voice, "follow you to your grave, than I would see you disgrace yourself and your family by such a match.
And then it's no joke playing-up in a match, I can tell you--quite another thing from your private school games.