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BBS

Abbreviation for:
behavioural and brain sciences
benign breast syndrome
Berg Balance Scale
brown bowel syndrome
benign biliary strictures
bulletin board system (Medspeak-UK)

BBS

Abbreviation for Berg Balance Scale.

bombesin

(bom′bĕ-sĭn),

BBS

A neuropeptide present in the gut and brain tissue of humans. It has antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, appetite-suppressing, and trophic effects. It has been identified in a number of malignancies and has been used in oncology as an biological marker of disease progression.
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In short, the BBS software creates a basic bulletin board that can start taking users' calls almost immediately.
One advantage to renting, says Rumbarger, is that you get the opportunity to learn how to develop and manage a BBS and perfect your bulletin board before going "live" with a system that you own and operate.
Perhaps the best gauge for evaluating the effectiveness of the bulletin board service, however, is to measure its success on a more individual basis.
Many law enforcement agencies maintain bulletin boards as public relations tools.
The Society has entered into a partnership with MSWorld to provide access to MS-related live "chat" rooms, e-mail lists, and bulletin boards on the Web for those who want to network and compare experiences with others living with MS.