Chronic disease

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Related to Chronic disease: Chronic kidney disease, Anemia of chronic disease
one which is inveterate, of long continuance, or progresses slowly, in distinction from an acute disease, which speedly terminates.

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It was clear to me at a glance that he was in the grip of some deadly and chronic disease.
In recent years, however, a greater understanding of the causes and consequences of chronic diseases has emerged, and researchers continue to identify effective programs and policies to reduce the risk of chronic disease or to control their results, according to the editors of APHA's newly released third edition of "Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control.
The study, "An Unhealthy America: The Economic Burden of Chronic Disease," was released by the Milken Institute and unveiled Thursday at a University of New Hampshire forum presented by UNH's Carsey Institute and the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease.
Yet in the CDC's and WHO's online information, a prominent mention of or reference to addiction as a chronic disease is missing.
In less developed countries, chronic disease is the most important cause of female death, even during childbearing years and among women with young families, and women's health should not be synonymous only with reproductive health.
Women's activities can also increase exposures to chronic disease pathogens (e.
The goal of this program announcement (PA) is to increase scientific understanding of the nature of health literacy and its relationship to healthy behaviors, illness prevention and treatment, chronic disease management, health disparities, risk assessment of environmental factors, and health outcomes including mental and oral health.
The 5th International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease was held in September 2003.
The observation that populations with high infant mortality were also prone to heart disease led Barker to propose that a full-term baby's weight could be linked to an adult's risk of developing a chronic disease.
As much as 70% of medical care relates to problems of chronic disease and disabilities, so chronic care is becoming a significant business of hospitals and primary care facilities.
WASHINGTON -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) hosted a Capitol Hill briefing today that focused on innovative programs that are working to improve solvency in the Medicaid program by focusing on the program's high-cost utilizers.
The key aim is to aid EU Member States to develop, select and implement more cost-effective policies to improve chronic disease prevention and impact upon populations with the highest rates of premature deaths from chronic diseases and reduce health inequalities.

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