extension of life


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extension of life

Terminal care Any maneuver intended to ↓ morbidity of various conditions in the elderly, thereby ↑ lifespan. See Dying.
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With the delay caused to the Lisbon Treaty by the stalling by Czech president Vaclav Klaus, word is that the European Council meeting on October 29 and 30 may see EU heads of state and government vote to give a temporary extension of life to the current European Commission.
The material of clay was taken as an extension of body and the making became an extension of life. The tenacity of the clay material and other people's prejudiced impression of the fragility of clay are similar to the characteristics of life.
Economists estimate that one year of life for an American in perfect health is worth about $100,000; and a one-year extension of life (living longer) is worth about $75,000.
'If there was an undue extension of life meaning life, prison life would be intolerable.' Sir Ronald said judges should not be bound by more sentencing legislation and should be left free to determine individual cases on their merits.
With the risk of mortality, especially the extension of life, an uncertainty, life insurance companies should look to develop income producing products that go well beyond the primitive concept of single-premium immediate annuities.
The KEDO project to build two 1,000MW light-water nuclear reactors in North Korea is now officially dead as the one-year extension of life for the consortium expired on November 30.
And yet, every day there are massive amounts of publicity about the crisis in Social Security, the lack of a meaningful national savings rate and the continual extension of life expectancy.
The Extension of Life: Fiction and History in the American Novel.
If we were to consider biochemical mechanisms more important than statistics, we might be better served with respect to prevention of cardiovascular incidents and the extension of life. However, since the cholesterol facade prevails, we might do well to consider the multifaceted involvement of copper in maintaining a healthy cholesterol level.
In a last-ditch effort to urge the Higgs boson out of the LEP, researchers pushed the machine to its energy limit and won a monthlong extension of life for their accelerator last fall.
More and more facilities are recognizing death as an extension of life, an event deserving of as much attention, preparation, and participation by friends, family, and caregivers as, say, birth and marriage.