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  • adj. being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics


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  • After the meeting Marion called Renita, who had been unable to attend, to tell her that their worries had been justified: their neighborhood lupus/autoimmune cluster seemed to be related to contaminated industrial waste that had sat unaddressed in the community for decades.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The name is most likely derived from the Angle-Saxon word "hecg" for a territorial boundary, and so is not related to the planted hedges seen elsewhere.

    Historic walking trails: smugglers' routes in Cornwall

  • This release fixes several issues related to the license blocks, Archives

  • "To our knowledge, this is the first study to identify a risk of increased falls related to a diagnosis of pre-clinical Alzheimer's disease," says Susan Stark, an assistant professor of occupational therapy and neurology at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Falls linked to early Alzheimer's disease

  • The researchers Julie Goldberg and Christina Maslach33 also found that the ways in which people think about their past is related to their ability to imagine their future.

    The Time Paradox

  • The Latins use the word capitalis (from caput, head) to describe that which related to life, that by which life is endangered.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • This is particularly frightening given that animal studies show that exposure to organophosphates tampers heavily with normal neurodevelopment, and studies in infants show that pesticide exposure is related to abnormal reflexes as early as in the first few days of life.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Perhaps they were severed for medical reasons related to post-natal care.


  • If you have a gene that produces high levels of interferon-gamma, or signaling proteins that tell the immune system to get active fast, it may predispose you to developing MS. Under this scenario men get MS less often because men, in general, are less likely to have a gene variant that is related to higher secretion of these cytokines.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Everywhere in Lebanon where our forces are, is related to our determined right to stamp out the scourge of terrorism; it has nothing to do with our resolve to withdraw our forces from Lebanon simultaneously, as Mr. Habib put it to me at his own initiative, with the departure of the foreign Syrian forces.

    An American Life


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