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a person or animal subjected to treatment, observation, or experiment.
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A person or organism that is the object of research, treatment, experimentation, or dissection.
[L. subjectus, lying beneath]
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An individual who participates in a clinical trial, either as recipient of the investigational product(s) or as a control.
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Clinical research A person being studied. See Human subject Medtalk → Vox populi Person.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


A person or organism that is the object of research, treatment, experimentation, or dissection.
[L. subjectus, lying beneath]
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A person, animal, or organism that is an object of research, treatment, experimentation, or dissection.
[L. subjectus, lying beneath]
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Q. I need some advice on how to bring up the subject? How do I approach my doctor about depression? I believe that I’m depressed. I did some research and have found some symptoms of the depression match what I have. I go for days without sleep, and then sleep for more than 18 hours straight. My eating habits are all off. I have no hope for the future, I know I need help, but how do I bring this up? I have been too shy to do so before, and haven't told anyone how I feel. I need some advice on how to bring up the subject?

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Just tell that to your doctor. Doctors usually have heard it all, so there is no reason to hold back. Just blurt it out. Get it out into the open. I seriously doubt your doctor's response will be negative. If its depression you have, your doctor can easily treat you. Medications can get you stabilized and life can get better with it. You would be very surprised if you only knew just how many people are really taking depression medication. It makes me smile every time I remember that. So many people are secretive about it. But there's no good reason for that. Lots and lots of people have gone through periods of depression. Abraham Lincoln was one of those people. You may find that you have gotten used to the "depressed you" and after taking medication for a couple of weeks, the "non-depressed you" will start to come back and it will seem a little strange. Others may notice a d

Q. what is the right diet for a diabetic people? where can i find guiding on the subject?

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Q. I’m doing a dissertation on alcoholism and I’m looking for recent books written on the subject? Looking for recent books written about alcoholism, need some up to date books with recent research on the subject. Does anyone recommend or know of any.

A. There is a recent true book called Mother's Ruin by Nicola Barry which is a bout alcoholism. And also the writer Augusten Burroughs writes a lot about alcohol Hope this helps.

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The core academic subjects defined by NCLB are English, reading or language arts, math, science, history, civics and government, geography, economics, the arts and foreign language.
"I hope that we will gradually build a reputation as an institution which has something to offer and has quality and educated experts in other fields as well," Stevek added.How to make it onto the listIn 2019 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, institutions are ranked in 54 subjects across the Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
For the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018, more than 4,000 universities are assessed from 83 different countries and ranked in 54 subjects across five broad areas, natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences.
In my day, when only two per cent of 18-year-olds went to university, degrees were given only in academic subjects.
The authors also looked at whether the effect of exercise differed across academic subjects. Although the benefit of physical activity was strongest for mathematics, it was only slightly smaller for other subjects like language and reading, meaning that physical activity benefits learning in all academic subjects, Health news reported.
As he matured and adapted himself to a lawless and cosmopolitan environment, Obama made friends with students from different walks of life, experienced being beaten, dated a white lady whom he had met in a bar and, most of all, aced his academic subjects. Also, he strained his relationships with his mother, estranged Kenyan father and close friends.
Pupils pass the eBacc by gaining GCSes at grades A* to C in what are considered to be core academic subjects, such as english, mathematics, history, geography, science subjects or a language.
The focus on academic subjects means many children do not get a rounded education, Professor Merryn Hutchings, says.
Executive head Mitch Moore said: "As a school we believe that our children deserve a broad experience that encourages them to achieve high standards in academic subjects and also to achieve and enjoy in areas such as sport and music.
A MIDLAND MP is delighted by a 144 per cent rise in the number of students studying for core academic subjects in Meriden.
Mr McCartney (pictured) said: "Under the last Labour Government, the number of students sitting exams in these crucial academic subjects halved.

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