prodromal :

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  • a  symptomatic of the onset of an attack or a disease

  • Last week 20 infected nurses were under quarantine, while 40 others showed suspicious prodromal symptoms.
  • Infantile paralysis was a scourge chiefly because its prodromal symptoms are ignored and its after-effects ignorantly fought.
  • In a 1988 paper, based on data from UCLA's experiment, Nuechterlein and one of his graduate students reported on early, or "prodromal," signs of schizophrenic relapse.
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  • Merck advances Alzheimer's treatment into Phase 3 clinicals
    After passing an interim safety analysis, Merck's ( MRK -0.6% ) investigational BACE inhibitor MK-8931 will move into Phase 3 testing for the treatment of Alzheimer's. MRK will also begin a Phase 3 study in early-stage prodromal patients. This marks the first time a drug in this class has made it to Phase 3 trials, the company notes. A JPMorgan analyst cited by Reuters says the drug could see ...
    Dec. 10, 2013 - Seeking Alpha

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