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spe·cif·ic dis·ease

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

specific disease

a disorder caused by a special pathogenic organism.

spe·cif·ic dis·ease

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

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Additional causes of constipation include medications, irritable bowel syndrome, abuse of laxatives, and specific diseases.
As science increases our ability to pinpoint the genetic basis of specific diseases, this technology will allow us to precisely match the correct diagnosis with the appropriate treatment.
The technology combines models of human physiology, specific diseases and the therapeutic impact of a compound.
Under the In The Spotlight header of the introductory page are links to reference libraries developed for specific diseases including West Nile virus, foot-and-mouth disease, and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.
Mello acts in an advisory capacity to assist the Company to develop RNAi therapeutics for specific diseases.
The company specializes in post-launch observational studies (for example, registries and clinical databases), providing products and services that promote in-depth understanding of the treatment of specific diseases and conditions.
The claims do not suggest that specific foods offer cures for specific diseases, but instead offer guidance to consumers trying to follow a dietary regime that could potentially reduce their risk of either contracting a disease or exacerbating a current health situation.
Today, biomarker research not only involves the identification of single biomarkers, but also the evaluation of panels of multiple biomarkers associated with specific diseases and disease stages," said Dr.
RNAi, or RNA interference, refers to a technique for silencing targeted genes in a cell, inhibiting their ability to produce particular proteins involved in specific diseases.
Now, beyond simply testing drugs in animals to ascertain their safety, researchers are increasingly seeking animal models not only of specific diseases, but also of the particular pathways being targeted.
Complementing this discovery approach is Phenomix' broad array of whole animal technologies which enable earlier and better informed evaluations of potential drug candidates for specific diseases.

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