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what is the definition of acronym

A: ACRONYM Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language ... ACRONYM Also protogram. An ABBREVIATION formed from the first letters of a series of words and pronounced as one word: NATO from North Atlantic Treaty Organization , pronounced ‘Nay-toe’: radar from radio detection and ranging , pronounced ‘ray-dar’. Some lexicologists ... acronym method A Dictionary of Psychology ... acronym method n. A memory aid based on acronyms. See under mnemonic .[From Greek akros topmost + onoma a name] ... acronym the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition...


what is the latest cure for AIDS?

A: avoid unprotected sex avoid aidsss there is no cure...just treatment to try to manage the symptoms. the newest treatment: Prezista (darunavir) Tablets Approved: June 23, 2006 Company: Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Treatment for: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prezista, previously known as TMC114, is a protease inhibitor. When co-administered with 100 mg ritonavir (Prezista/rtv) and with other antiretroviral agents, Prezista is indicated for the treatment


what is the origin of the phrase "bless you" after someone sneezes?

A: "the phrase is used when someone sneezes, since in many cultures it is believed the that the soul leaves the body during a sneeze, and God is called on to protect the sneezer from evil spirits at such a vulnerable time. the word God is often omitted." Back before the black plague, sneezing and getting ill was supposed to be a sign of good luck. It meant you were undergoing a physical process of releasing the...


what is the Biomechanics of Force?

A: In order to understand what is meant by the biomechanics of force, it is important to understand the two factors independently. these factors are, of course, force and biomechanics. Biomechanics is the study of the body as a mechanical system, and force is a term used in physics to describe something that changes motion. Force is very important in the field of biomechanics.. Force has long been...


what is the cause of death for most swine flu victims? is it the fever? is it the effects on the lungs? what makes it a killer virus?

A: the cause of death for swine flu victims, and for sufferers of influenza in general, is respiratory failure (i.e. the failure of the lungs to oxygenate the blood and to remove carbon dioxide). This can occur despite mechanical ventilation (i.e. a ventilator) if fluid builds up in the lungs such that adequate amounts of oxygen cannot be delivered to the air sacs in the lungs. Frequently the inflammation caused by the...


what is the Star of Life?

A: the star of life is the symbol for emergency medical services workers and vehicles. It is a six-pointed star of solid blue. In the center, it features a white snake coiled around an upright staff or rod, also of white. In the United States, it can be applied to ambulances and other certified emergency vehicles that meet federal criteria for licensing. It commonly appears on other items related to emergency response. the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Admin


what is the Difference Between CPR and first aid?

A: CPR and first aid are definitely related topics. It could be said that first aid is the more general of the two, and training in first aid might include instructions and practice on how to respond to a variety of medical emergencies that could be posing threat to life or to a part of a person’s body. One such medical emergency could be cessation of breathing or heartbeat, and the appropriate response in this case might be to administer CPR. Thus CPR can be seen as a...


what is the full form of HIV/AIDS?

A: A BRIEF HisTORY of AIDS In the early 80''s, doctors started seeing more and more people with suppressed immune systems coming into emergency rooms with several opportunistic infections. these were primarily gay men and intravenous drug users. there was panic within the gay community and in the general population as more and more people began dying of what was called AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. In 1984, Robert Gallo, a research scientist working for the National Institute


what is the best way to heal a painful blister-like, flat-like, bump on my tongue?

A: yup salt water or listerine but never both together. pop it. it will probably hurt like hell... Yeah, as stated by that other guy, salt water really helps. put a little grown Clove on it for the pain, a natural anesthetic. ignore it. not much you can do. either that or have something else painful on your body so you don''t concentrate on your painful bump on your tongue. It is caused by a virus and will just have to run it''s course to heal. For the pain, mix 1/2 liquid Benedry with 1/2 Maalox. Swish and spit. It takes the pain right out. You...


I have not felt "right" lately - what are the symptoms of lymphoma?

A: *Swollen lymph node(painless) *Swollen armpit lymph nodes *Swollen groin lymph nodes *Swollen neck lymph nodes *Flu-like symptoms *Fever *Night sweats *Persistent fatigue *Tiredness *Weight loss *Loss of appetite *Itchy skin *Red skin patches *Enlarged spleen *Enlarged liver *Jaundice *Anemia look it up with wikipedia, it has all the sympstoms there I wouldn''t jump to conclusions - there could be a simple medical reason for the way you are feeling, the best thing to do is talk to your doctor about it. here''s some lymphoma info: http://www.lymphomafocus.org/ General symptoms

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