four Ms

four Ms

A popular term for the four major triggering factors for an attack of acute intermittent prophyria:
• Medications;
• Menstruation;
• Malnutrition;
• Malaise.
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The perfect shot requires the four Ms: macchina, the espresso machine; miscela, the blend and roast; macinazione, the proper grind according to both the machine and weather; and mano, the hand of a trained barista.
She has mentored five MS Meteorology and four MS Environmental Science graduates, and is currently advising 18 more students under the two programs.
She has mentored five MS Meteorology and four MS Environmental Science graduates and is currently advising 18 more students under the two programs.
An inquest at Aberdare Coroners' Court yesterday heard that mother of four Ms Main suffered with mental health issues, had been diagnosed with emotionally unstable personality disorder and had made previous attempts on her life.
What would it be like to extract some principles from Todd London's The Artistic Home, like the four Ms. Eyring selected for her column, and send these in the form of a questionnaire to current artistic directors of LORT theatres, as well as theatres on "small professional Equity theatre contracts," asking them for a personal, updated response to those original ideas?
MUSIC festivals in Scotland normally mean huge doses of the four Ms - monsoon rain, midges, mud and minging toilets.
Agilent: "We introduced four MS systems for the analysis of trace contaminates in a variety of environmental matrices--Agilent 6550 Accurate Mass Quadrupole TOF LCMS, 8800 ICP-MS TQ, 6490 LCMS TQ, 7200 GC-QTOF and 4100 MP-AES," says Weitzel.
Supply of servo valves for the instruments serving the four MS 9001 E type gas turbines at Cairo South Power Station.
As part of long-term obesity management, he said, it's important to address the "Four Ms":