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n.pl 1. the preestablished steps that, when completed, mark the achievement of a treatment goal.
n.pl 2. the clinical indications that a specific infectious condition has been lessened or eliminated altogether.
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It's important to sew to the exact end point and precisely at the foldline.
Although the development of in vitro methods is occurring more systematically than ever before, it continues to be a slow and uncertain procedure to model the complex biological processes that underlie toxicological assessments for end points such as subchronic and chronic toxicity, reproductive toxicity, and carcinogenicity.
1c] of 7% via intensive treatment with sulfonylureas were 12% for any diabetes-related end point, 10% for diabetes-related death, and 6% for all-cause mortality, compared with patients on diet alone who had an average [A.
Making the strategic decisions regarding how best to extend greater agility to end points, provide for greater trustworthiness and create a more manageable infrastructure have become more pressing as IT infrastructure costs and risks continue to mount.
Only ambulatory blood pressure was a significant predictor of risk for the combined end points.
One respondent pointed out that compared with traditional toxicology tests, which are generally limited in the number of end points that can be assessed, toxicogenomics assays have a greater ability to measure multiple dose-response curves for multiple end points and multiple points in time.
As users and business requirements become more demanding, end points are becoming harder to manage and control Making the strategic decisions regarding how best to extend greater agility to end points, provide for greater trustworthiness, and create a more manageable infrastructure have become more pressing as costs and risks have continued to mount.
Extracellular signal-regulated protein kinases, or ERKs, belong in a large class of enzymes involved in cell signaling pathways that generate signals to multiple end points.
The use of biomarkers that function as surrogate end points in clinical trials may allow product developers to design more-efficient and shorter trials while offering the opportunity to diagnose preclinical disease.
Second, we describe steps taken to inform the selection of priority health end points for environmental health tracking, which included a synthesis of review articles on environmental health indicators and an examination of existing national environmental emissions, health, and health care databases to understand trends in environmentally related health end points.
The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), designed to become the industry standard for multimedia applications, continues to bolster demand for IP end points that operate under this protocol.
2001), there are compelling reasons for the establishment of public databases that house not only such transcript profiling data but also the associated toxicological end points.