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  • Immune Deficiency

    Immune Deficiency is a breakdown or inability of certain parts of the body's immune system or body defens ...

    Immune Deficiency is a breakdown or inability of certain parts of the body's immune system or body defense system, to function normally. As a result, a person with immune deficiency has less resistanc ...

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  • Immune System

    The Immune System is a collection of parts (or a system) in the human body that helps to defend a person ...

    The Immune System is a collection of parts (or a system) in the human body that helps to defend a person against foreign invaders. The invaders are often germs, like bacteria, viruses and parasites. N ...

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  • Immunity

    Immunity is natural or acquired (developed) resistance provided by the immune system to a specific agent ...

    Immunity is natural or acquired (developed) resistance provided by the immune system to a specific agent or disease. Immunity may be partial or complete, specific or non-specific against a specific ag ...

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  • Incidence

    Incidence - A measurement of the number of new cases of a disease or other event that occurred during a g ...

    Incidence - A measurement of the number of new cases of a disease or other event that occurred during a given period of time. ...

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  • Inclusive

    Inclusive - A group feature or characteristic that promotes and supports representation and involvement o ...

    Inclusive - A group feature or characteristic that promotes and supports representation and involvement of persons from different or diverse populations in all levels of program planning, development, ...

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  • Infant Mortality Rate

    Infant Mortality Rate - A measurement of the number of infants who die below one year of age in a given c ...

    Infant Mortality Rate - A measurement of the number of infants who die below one year of age in a given community, nation, or worldwide. The infant mortality rate is used to compare the health status ...

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  • Inflammation

    Inflammation is a body reaction to infection, irritation or injury that causes redness, swelling, pain an ...

    Inflammation is a body reaction to infection, irritation or injury that causes redness, swelling, pain and loss of motion in the affected area. Inflammation is a general type of immune or defensive re ...

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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a term used for both Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, both of which ...

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a term used for both Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, both of which are autoimmune diseases. In both of these diseases, the immune (or defense) system attacks the ...

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  • Informed Consent

    Informed Consent is a written agreement signed by a person before participating in a research project whi ...

    Informed Consent is a written agreement signed by a person before participating in a research project which is usually called a clinical trial, or clinical research trial. Before signing the agreement ...

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  • Insomnia

    Insomnia is having a poor quality of sleep, and difficulty with one or more of the following: going to sl ...

    Insomnia is having a poor quality of sleep, and difficulty with one or more of the following: going to sleep staying asleep until morning (or the scheduled time if you work at night) feeling refreshed ...

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  • Insulin

    Insulin is a hormone that changes food into a sugar called glucose. Insulin allows glucose to enter all t ...

    Insulin is a hormone that changes food into a sugar called glucose. Insulin allows glucose to enter all the cells of the body, where it is used for energy. Without insulin, glucose (or sugar) builds u ...

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  • Insulin Resistance

    Insulin Resistance is a condition in which the body does not respond well enough to the insulin that it p ...

    Insulin Resistance is a condition in which the body does not respond well enough to the insulin that it produces. Insulin resistance often increases a person's risk of both cardiovascular disease and ...

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