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mod·i·fi·ca·tion

(mod'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
1. A nonhereditary change in an organism; for example, one that is acquired from its own activity or environment.
2. A chemical or structural alteration in a molecule.

modification

/mod·i·fi·ca·tion/ (mod″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun) the process or result of changing the form or characteristics of an object or substance.
behavior modification  see under therapy.

modification

[mod′ifikā′shən]
1 a process whereby a substance is changed from one form to another.
2 a change in an organism that is acquired or learned and does not involve inheritance.

mod·i·fi·ca·tion

(mod'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
1. A nonhereditary change in an organism; e.g., one that is acquired from its own activity or environment.
2. A chemical or structural alteration in a molecule.

Patient discussion about modification

Q. If someone as alcoholism do there eyes change color? My husband says his work mate told him that if you’re an alcoholic your eyes can change color. As an example If you have blue eyes they become a darker blue because of something in your bloodstream?. I think my husband’s workmate is winding my husband up, or is he telling the truth?

A. That is an untruth. The color of the eyes in an alcoholic will not change color. The only thing in the eyes that will change color are the corneas (the whites of the eyes) they will turn yellow due to jaundice and probably cirrhosis of the liver. The skin will also turn yellow with the jaundice.

Q. What types of hormonal changes caused by fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia affects hormones because I feel pain in my back bone. What types of hormonal changes caused by fibromyalgia?

A. Have you ever checked your back pain with a doctor? It may or may not be due to fibromyalgia. Low serotonin levels, low growth hormone levels, and low levels of neuropeptide Y, a component of the feel-good hormone neurotransmitter norepinephrine have been associated with fibromyalgia. Elevated levels of substance P acts as a neurotransmitter and signals the body to experience pain. These pains have also been observed in the spinal cord of fibromyalgia patients.

Q. Have you changed your life and diet because of Fibromyalgia and did that help? I’m with Fibromyalgia. It is very difficult for me to deal with this disease. Anybody else have this problem? Have you changed your life and diet because of Fibromyalgia and did that help?

A. nutrition can really change your health- fibromyalgia is included. giving the body all it's needed nutrients and avoiding a few.
here is a recommended diet for FM:

http://www.fmaware.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=6729

hope that helps!

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N6-methyladenosine RNA modification regulates embryonic neural stem cell self-renewal through histone modifications," Nature Neuroscience 2018; DOI: 10.
This type of sequencing doesn't reveal what the modification is, but it pinpoints its location.
By selecting the group with minimum transmission errors fluctuation, we obtained the optimal modification quantity and parameters.
He added that the majority of modifications revolved around tuning engines for extra horsepower and adding loud exhausts.
Bank of America, one of the top mortgage servicers in the Making Home Affordable Program, has seen increases in the number of permanent home loan modifications that have been made over the past months.
Behavior modification may be an effective first line of defense for a teacher who is struggling to get back into control of her class so she can teach.
6 m g/kg three times daily, many children were not normalized; the effect of behavior modification is as strong as the effect of medication.
FOR INTANGIBLE ASSETS THAT ARE THE RESULT of contractual or legal rights, including patents, licenses, trademarks, franchise and servicing rights, CPAs should ask whether the company intends and is able to renew or extend the contract; whether there are substantial costs associated with renewal; and whether there will be any material modifications to existing contract terms.
The teachers would not have to take extra time for this modification if the students are taught to make these adjustments themselves (Bley and Thornton, 2001).
How does acetylation or any other histone-tail modification influence gene activity?
Part I of this two-part article describes the deductions for purchased off-the-shelf software, software modification costs and leased software.
Where the operative planning documents remain subject to modification, of course, appropriate adjustments usually can be made.