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shortening

1. Loss of bone length after a fracture, as a result of malunion or pronounced bony angulation.
2. A decrease in the length of a contracting muscle fiber.
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Global shortening market has been segmented, by region into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World.
The relationship between PAH level and telomere shortening remained significant after adjustment for asthma and other factors (age, sex, and race/ethnicity) related to telomere length.
Adaptive shortening of the long flexor is defined as the angle at the PIP joint with the wrist kept in neutral, 30 degrees of extension and 60 degrees of extension.
Chop the butter into small pieces, weigh out the shortening and put them in the freezer for a few hours.
A small study published October 2013 in The Lancet Oncology found that participants who meditated for 60 minutes a day and made three additional lifestyle changes experienced significant telomere lengthening over a period of five years, while participants who continued their normal lifestyle experienced telomere shortening. The lifestyle factors linked in the study to longer telomeres--plus the additional factor of altruism added by Dr.
"The rate of shortening or the shortest telomere in a cell may be what's really important, not the average length of a person's telomeres," says Felipe Sierra, director of the Division of Aging Biology at the National Institute on Aging in Bethesda, Maryland.
"Neither shortening nor margarine are difficult products to pump", comments Bob Willis of Amtech.
Spammers have often abused URL shortening services.
The Study: Doctors at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto gathered data from 17 trials that compared the possible effectiveness of an oral zinc supplement in shortening the symptoms of a cold.
Many of these effects are acutely felt by the sufferer, but many more go 'unseen', one of which is shortening of telomere length.
This month's analysis reveals that for the first time, spammers have established a genuine URL shortening service that is publically available and will generate real shortened links.