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prolonged beyond the time normally required.

delayed hypersensitivity
see delayed hypersensitivity.
delayed neurotoxic effects
a characteristic effect of the neurotoxins in industrial triaryl phosphates.
delayed ovulation
individual cows appear to have a prolonged follicular phase in their estral cycle, usually about 48 hours.
delayed primary closure
the surgical closing of a wound several days after the injury because the wound was initially too contaminated to close. Union of the wound closed in this manner is called healing by third intention.

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Q. What is the most common preventable cause of children developmental delay?

A. Nutritional problems. Mal nutrition is the most preventable yet still has a big death toll and a vast developmental issue all over the world. Vitamin poor nutrition, mineral poor nutrition and in third world countries even protein poor nutrition leads to mental and physical retardation. It can be prevented easily. All it needs is a little sympathy…

Q. What is the most common preventable cause of childhood development delay?

A. The most common cause of severe developmental delay (essentially mental retardation) is genetic abnormalities (or more accurately, cytogenetic abnormalities due to abnormal chromosomes). Other cause include damage during the pregnancy such as infections or serious diseases in the mother, damage (such as choking or insufficient blood supply to the fetus) during labor and metabolic diseases such as PKU or hypothyroididsm that affect young babies.

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Q. Have food supplements like Ginkgo Biloba been proven to delay memory disorders?

A. Many people are interested in the health benefits of food supplements, hoping that natural substances can have the same efficacy as drugs. The answer to this specific question is NO. A recent study that was published after testing 3,000 people has shown no difference between those who took Ginkgo and those who didn’t. There is no food supplement, including Ginkgo Biloba that was scientifically proved to have the capacity to prevent or delay Dementia. Eating Romaine lattice, broccoli, cauliflower, and spinach have shown good results. Fish with Omega 3 have shown good results too.

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The ferry must be cancelled or delayed by more than 90 minutes before you can claim compensation.
Contrary to an early arriving flight, if a flight has been delayed, then any further delay will increase the level of aggregate delays.
One might expect that responding for delayed reinforcement in a choice situation might be even more adversely affected than in a single-response situation.
For example, in 1999-2000, compared with undergraduates who enrolled immediately after high school, delayed entrants were more likely to attend public 2-year colleges and private for-profit institutions (figure B).
When each contractor on a large project is allowed to claim damages every time they are minimally delayed by another party, the effect on the economics and administration of the project can be devastating.
In this article, we describe a study designed to determine if the harmonic scalpel had any advantages over conventional dissection with respect to the length of operating time, the amount of intraoperative blood loss, the degree of postoperative pain, and the incidence of delayed bleeding.
Unsurprisingly, those who had delayed had significantly higher psychological distress scores.
16) Subsequently, the court in Villegas confronted a defense challenge to a surreptitious search where the notice of the search was delayed for more than 2 months.
Two months later, 88 percent of children whose cord had been immediately clamped had signs of early onset iron deficiency anemia-almost twice as many as in either of the delayed clamping groups, reports Perez-Escamilla.
And looking at delayed recovery as an issue of an individual's personality or unconscious struggle has had little effect on decreasing the magnitude of the problem.
Airbus was previously due to deliver the first USD$300 million double-decker to launch customer Singapore this year, but the inaugural delivery was now delayed until October 2007, 10 months late.

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