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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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Some histone modifications compact the DNA to hide a gene from the cell's protein-making machinery and consequently turn gene "off.
By combining the observational power of SMRT sequencing with the predictive power of comparative genomics and the ability to detect and identify modifications using bioanalytics, scientists can find a new modification, figure out what the modification is, and discover its role.
i] is controlled in a smaller range, the purpose of modification can be achieved.
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And it has been my experience that behavior modification plans supervised by the school psychologist while also counseling the student cloud that early developing relationship.
Parents also evaluated the treatment conditions; they ranked a high level of behavior modification therapy, either alone or in combination with medication, as their first choice for managing ADHD.
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.
There are a variety of teaching strategies and modifications that are recommended for all children, but are absolutely critical for those students with LD.
In essence, the investigators manufacture just the tail, with the chosen modification, and chemically glue it to a tailless histone created separately.
Part I of this two-part article discusses the purchase of software subject to the first two rules, as well as software modification costs and the current deduction for leased software.
Where the operative planning documents remain subject to modification, of course, appropriate adjustments usually can be made.
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