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presymptomatic

(ˌpriːsɪmptəˈmætɪk)
adj
(Pathology) relating to or describing a symptom that occurs before the typical symptoms of a disease
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Adj.1.presymptomatic - of or relating to the early phases of a disease when accurate diagnosis is not possible because symptoms of the disease have not yet appeared
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Consequently, progressive disability caused participants to lose their sense of self and grieve their presymptomatic identities.
The presymptomatic phase of Alzheimer's disease presents a window for intervention through cognitive training to delay the onset and progression of the disease," Mr.
The Alzheimer's disease (AD) track will feature sessions on biomarkers in presymptomatic AD, and transformative technologies for the disease such as ubiquitous computing technologies for disease monitoring and care, and mental stimulation.
Presymptomatic Secondary Interrupts the disease process before it becomes symptomatic.
We found that 54% of the Tg mice belonging to 3 lines expressing 129V or 129M human PrP showed histologic abnormalities after inoculation of BH from 6 persons with symptomatic VPSPr (inoculum from 1 presymptomatic but histopathologically and immunochemically confirmed person with VPSPr did not transmit) (Table 1).
PRESYMPTOMATIC is a type of predictive testing that can indicate which family members are at risk for a certain genetic condition already known to be present in their family but who do not yet show symptoms of that disease.
This may present a better alternative to using CGG sizing as a first-line test in newborns or very young children, because detection of PM alleles that have been associated with late-onset disorders (30, 31) would raise the ethical issue of presymptomatic testing for currently untreatable and nonpreventable disorders with incomplete penetrance (32).
15,16] Secondly, in the event that effective treatments are developed, particularly for presymptomatic patients, the Afrikaner population may be considered to be at risk and requiring careful assessment with accurate biomarkers.
Editor's Note: This benefit was also observed among presymptomatic subjects who began creatine supplementation after the placebo-controlled phase.
The generation of appropriate mouse models will be a major breakthrough for understanding the mechanism of the disease, which will lead to the establishment of presymptomatic diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the disease.
A few prevention trials to date using agents such as Ginkgo biloba have unfortunately been unsuccessful, but the new trials, planned to begin enrollment in 2014, will be using monoclonal antibody--based agents with a demonstrated ability to dear amyloid, and will be targeted at genetically high-risk, presymptomatic individuals, particularly those with pathogenic autosomal dominant mutations (Bio-mark.
Based on test times of 25 participants, the study concluded that the King-Devick test is an effective tool to detect "impairment of cognitive performance at a presymptomatic stage of hypoxia.