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  • n. Plural form of exacerbation.


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  • It is characterized by relapses (called exacerbations) which are then followed by a full or partial disappearance of the symptoms or remissions.

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  • People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who also suffer from depression or anxiety are at greater risk for symptom attacks, called exacerbations, than those without these conditions, says a new study. Depression

  • Other possible health benefits of eliminating nighttime snacking include less acid reflux, fewer asthma exacerbations, fewer trips to the bathroom, and better nighttime breath—not a health benefit per se, but your sleeping partner might appreciate it!

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  • BZ: We're hopefully preventing health exacerbations or health problems by addressing the sources of it instead of treating the consequences, whether it's housing conditions or inadequate food or all those things.

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  • This choreography is particularly intricate when caring for someone with MS, which can have exacerbations and remissions, dramatically affecting the level of independence from day to day.

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  • No wonder federal guidelines extol the "established beneficial effects of LABA for the great majority of patients who require more therapy than low-dose ICS alone to control asthma," and call LABAs a "preferred option" that "improves lung function, decreases symptoms and reduces exacerbations!"

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  • A multi-center, longitudinal follow-up study of patients with cystic fibrosis for monitoring pulmonary function, pulmonary exacerbations, and the safety of long-term treatment with Pulmozyme® (dornase alfa, recombinant) inhalation solution.


  • Evaluation of the efficacy, safety, tolerance, and pharmacokinetics of meropenem for the treatment of acute pulmonary exacerbations in patients with cystic fibrosis.


  • This approach has been shown to reduce the risk of new events or exacerbations of MS by as much as 28-30 percent.

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  • Self-reported stressful life events and exacerbations in multiple sclerosis: Prospective study.

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