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degenerative disorder

Known as: Degenerative Disease, degenerative disorders 
A disease in which the function or structure of the affected tissues or organs changes for the worse over time. Osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The extent to which diabetes mellitus or hyperglycemia is related to risk of death from cancer or other nonvascular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress caused by misfolded proteins or cytotoxic drugs can kill cells and although activation of this… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Many age-related degenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's diseases and type II diabetes, are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Degenerative mitral valve disease is the most common cause of mitral regurgitation in the United States. Mitral valve… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a common motor neuron degenerative disease that results from reduced levels of, or mutations in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA) is an autosomal recessive, degenerative disease that involves the central and peripheral nervous… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
A common detection and classification system is needed for epidemiologic studies of age-related maculopathy (ARM). Such a grading… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The relation between abnormalities in the lumbar spine and low back pain is controversial. We examined the prevalence… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
AMYOTROPHIC lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative disorder of motor neurons in the cortex, brainstem and spinal cord1,2. Its… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
After infection and a prolonged incubation period, the scrapie agent causes a degenerative disease of the central nervous system… Expand
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