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spe·cif·ic dis·ease

a disease produced by the action of a special pathogenic microorganism.

spe·cif·ic dis·ease

(spĕ-sifik di-zēz)
Disease produced by action of a given pathogenic microorganism.

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Q. should i child with eating disorder who also has ADHD can treat with a special diet specified for ADHD?

A. eating disorder requires a full treatment from a psychiatrist. it's a serious issue that need to be resolved. the sooner the netter.

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It can be considered as a single source reference for practitioners in hospital and ambulatory settings, as well as a resource for patients and their families who seek information about the nature of specific diseases and their diagnosis and treatment.
He notes that the use of iPS cells allows creation of human tissue types--heart, liver, etc.--that can be used to study specific diseases. The diseases can be induced in created tissues and studied in the lab, "instead of guessing if the chemical compounds you are experimenting with will work or not,"
He notes that the use of iPS cells allows creation of human tissue types--heart, liver, etc.--that can be used to study specific diseases. The diseases can be induced in the created tissues and studied in the lab, "instead of guessing if the chemical compounds you are experimenting with will work or not."
Smart Diet Rx will become a new division within the group, handling meals for people with specific diseases and conditions.
Summary: DUBAI -- Medical experts from the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi (AKUH) in Pakistan hosted a seminar at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, on Saturday where they shared information on diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases in the presence of about 90 attendees.
It is important to remember that any dog can come down with a particular disease--and even a particular dog can remain perfectly healthy throughout its life even if specific diseases are listed as concerns for the breed.
The next two sections cover dermatologic conditions associated with 14 specific diseases (such as lymphoma, diabetes, drug abuse, and psychiatric disorders) and with infections (sepsis, venereal diseases, and HIV).
Specific insects carry specific diseases, the report notes: "kissing bugs carry Chagas' disease [which leads to swelling and pontential life-threatening heart and digestive disorders], mosquitoes bring malaria and sand flies transmit leishmaniasis [resulting in large skin sores that can later bring spleen and liver damage].
Diverse collection of 130 "Parish Nursing Health Hints" focusing on information related to specific diseases, family health, nutrition, and exercise.
The 30-minute test takes a person's health information--including weight, blood pressure, family history, lifestyle habits and key blood values--and uses BioSignia's proprietary technology to produce a detailed report on the person's risk of developing specific diseases.
It then goes on to concentrate on specific diseases and techniques, focussing on the management of high-risk patients.
"While journalists know that Americans are keenly worried about their health care, in practice that usually translates into reporting on specific diseases and conditions rather than examining health policy issues such as why health care costs so much or what to do about it," Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism, said in a statement.

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