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  Loss - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Loss is often expressed as a negative gain (if expressed in dB) or as a gain of less than one.
Loss in insurance is the reduction in economical value after an event occurs.
Loss in finance is the reduction in economical value of an asset or the mark-to-market of a derivative.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loss   (209 words)

  
 Loss leader - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One use of a loss leader is to draw customers into a store where they are likely to buy other goods.
A loss leader is typically placed at the back of a store, so that purchasers must walk past racks of other displayed goods which have higher profit margins.
A loss leader is usually a product that customers purchase frequently: thus they are aware of the usual price and that the offered price is a bargain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loss_leader   (863 words)

  
 Medical References: Hearing Loss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hearing loss is often discussed in terms of where the loss occurs in the hearing pathway.
Sensorineural hearing loss usually occurs when the hair cells in the inner ear cannot detect all incoming vibrations or when neural impulses are not transmitted to the brain.
Parents should be concerned about hearing loss in older children if they develop vocabulary more slowly than their peers; have speech that is difficult to understand or that is too loud or too soft; often ask you to repeat what was said; turn the TV too loud.
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 LOSS - Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
That which is lost or from which one has parted; waste; -- opposed to {gain} or {increase}; as, the loss of liquor by leakage was considerable.
{To be at a loss}, to be in a state of uncertainty.
Common interjections are "What a loss!" and "What a moby loss!" Note that "moby loss" is OK even though **"moby loser" is not used; applied to an abstract noun, moby is simply a magnifier, whereas when applied to a person it implies substance and has positive connotations.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/loss   (390 words)

  
 Hair Loss - Skin diseases, conditions and procedures on MedicineNet.com
All of these types of hair loss can be alarming but, fortunately, they are most often mild and temporary or reversible.
Sometimes, acute stress to the system (such as high fever, sudden weight loss, etc.) produces a sudden, rapid shedding of hair, where you find clumps of hair coming out all over the place.
People whose loss of hair is inherited notice their hair is thinning but don't see very much hair actually coming out.
www.medicinenet.com /hair_loss/article.htm   (590 words)

  
 Voluntary Guidelines for Providers of Weight Loss Products or Services
More rapid weight loss may cause an increased risk of developing gallbladder disease, risk which is believed to be higher than the risk of developing gallbladder disease as a result of staying overweight/obese.
Providers of a weight loss product should note that use of statements about the risks associated with overweight and obesity, the risks associated with the product, or about outcomes may render the product adulterated, misbranded, or unapproved under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and relevant regulations promulgated by the Food and Drug Administration.
Weight loss programs differ, and at the current time, there is no consensus on what the content and the format of such disclosures should be.
www.consumer.gov /weightloss/guidelines.htm   (2692 words)

  
 Weight Loss and Diet Pills for Sale
The weight loss institute has conducted extensive research of a number of different diets, diet pills and weight loss programs.
Almost every day customers ask us: "Which weight loss programs are the most effective for long-term weight loss?" We have reviewed and tested several of the most popular weight loss programs and diets, and we offer a comparison that point out the benefits and drawbacks of the different types weight loss programs.
Most doctors and dieticians working with overweight patients understand the importance of exercise for all successful weight loss programs, but unfortunately the message is not getting through to the patients.
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The surgery, sometimes called bariatric surgery, causes weight loss in one of two ways: 1) by limiting the amount of food your stomach can hold by closing off or removing parts of the stomach or 2) by causing food to be poorly digested by bypassing the stomach or part of the intestines.
The calorie level of your diet should allow for a weight loss of no more than 1 pound per week (after the first week or two when weight loss may be more rapid because of initial water loss).
The key to successful weight loss is making changes in your eating and physical activity habits that you will be able to maintain for the rest of your life.
www.pueblo.gsa.gov /cic_text/health/weightloss4life/wtloss.htm   (3468 words)

  
 Weight Loss & Dieting
Whether your trying a new diet, a new weight loss program, or just trying to lose a few pounds it is important to maintain the proper motivation to see yourself through to the realization of your goals.
Weight loss is rarely as fun as some make it out to be, and proper motivation can help you lose weight or complete your diet or weight loss program despite the obstacles.
Dieting and weight loss programs have been a fad for many years and will be here for many more.
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 Hair Loss Research
My way of coping with my hair loss, which began in my late 30s/early 40s, was to invest in a ‘unit’, otherwise known as a ‘hair piece’, or, less euphemistically and more cruelly, a ‘wig’.
Typically, hair loss is gradual, it happens to males in their 40s and beyond, and is seen as a ‘normal’/’natural’ part of ‘getting old(er)’.
This is one of the key assumptions driving my proposed study, namely, that ‘hair loss’ is exactly what it says, a loss, a loss of part of the self to which we have to adjust, as with other losses (mobility, faculties, status, youth, opportunity, relationships, and so on).
www.hair-loss-research.co.uk /rationale.htm   (1866 words)

  
 Journey of Hearts: A Healing Place for those Dealing with Grief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Loss is a common experience that can be encountered many times during a lifetime; it does not discriminate for age, race, sex, education, economic status, religion, or nationality.
Each person's experience of loss will have subtle nuances that will make it unlike any other loss, but the commonality--the grief response--with the intense feelings of loss, anger, depression, loneliness, fear, frustration, desperation, these are emotions that others will have also felt, endured and survived.
Sharing the losses, telling the grief story or expressing the feeling in writing or other creative endeavors, no matter how painful, is important in the healing process.
www.journeyofhearts.org /jofh   (1112 words)

  
 Featherish
Free weight loss plans and programs discussed in our lively community.
Start a free weight loss journal to keep track of your progress.
Exercise is the key to unlocking your weight loss potential.
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 Hair Loss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hereditary hair loss, or androgenetic alopecia, is marked by a progressive miniaturization of hair follicles, causing a shortening of the hair’s growth cycle.
Because hereditary hair loss is gradual, the sooner treatment is started, the better the chances of results.
More information about hair loss and treatment options is available online at the American Academy of Dermatology Web site, www.aad.org, or by calling the AAD toll-free information line at 1-888-462-DERM.
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 STOP LOSS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Stop loss does not affect most involuntary separations or retirements, nor does it generally limit laws, regulations, or policies that lead to involuntary separations, retirements, or releases from active duty.
Stop loss has been lifted for all units in the "Operation Iraqi Freedom" area of responsibility and Special Forces soldiers and special-operations aviators who have played "major roles in the war on terrorism." Stop loss orders have also been lifted for all but two MOS specialties.
The stop loss release applies to all active duty, reserve and air national guard members, however, deployed members must remain in place for the duration of their deployment.
www.nlg.org /mltf/stoploss.html   (4811 words)

  
 Free natural weight loss exercise nutrition information help lose weight naturally   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In no event shall weight loss for all.com be liable for any damages, whatsoever including direct, indirect, or consequential.
We believe permanent fat loss is a process of education.
Our aim is to educate each visitor by attempting to provide a holistic approach to every aspect of fat loss, from nutrition, diet, and the best exercises to the correct mind set.
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 Hair Loss, Hair Loss Treatment
Our program for the medical treatment of hair loss is the product of 14 years of development and screening of hair loss treatment agents.
Medical treatment is the same for hairloss balding alopecia areata baldness hari loss as well as for alopecia areata.
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 Hearing loss
Hearing loss is the total or partial inability to hear sound in one or both ears.
The three tiny bones of the ear (ossicles) may fail to conduct sound to the cochlea or the eardrum may fail to vibrate in response to sound.
Conductive loss is often reversible -- nerve loss is not.
www.healthcentral.com /ency/408/003044.html   (454 words)

  
 Hearing loss, deafness, and other hearing conditions on MedicineNet.com
Hearing loss, or deafness, can be present at birth (congenital), or become evident later in life (acquired).
Alternatively, congenital deafness may be due to a condition or infection to which the mother was exposed during pregnancy, such as the rubella virus.
Hearing loss can also be classified based on which portions of the hearing system (auditory system) are affected.
www.medicinenet.com /deafness/article.htm   (447 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Hair loss
Hair loss usually develops gradually and may be patchy or diffuse (all over).
For hair loss caused by illness (such as fever), radiation therapy, or medication use, no treatment is necessary.
For hair loss due to heredity, age, and hormones, the topical medication Rogaine (minoxidil) can be helpful for both male and female pattern baldness.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003246.htm   (1071 words)

  
 Sun posts net loss of $125 million | InfoWorld | News | 2004-01-15 | By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sun Microsystems Inc on Thursday reported a net loss of $125 million for the second quarter of its 2004 fiscal year.
The loss, which amounted to $0.04 per share, came on revenue of $2.89 billion for the quarter, a decline of 1 percent from its year-ago revenue of $2.92 billion.
Analysts had been forecasting a loss of $.05 per share, according to a consensus estimate compiled by Thomson First Call.
www.infoworld.com /article/04/01/15/HNsunloss_1.html   (1344 words)

  
 Links for spin traps and hair loss treatment
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Likewise, the action of such established antiflammatory drugs as the corticosteroids, (196) penicillamine,(197) and many non-steroidal antiinflammatory agents (1,76-183,198-200) may be at least partially dependent upon interference with active oxygen metabolism in phagocytes.
Superoxide, hair loss treatment facial skin care peroxide, and other active oxygen species produced further kindle the inflammatory process by specific mechanisms such as those outlined in Figure 4.
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 Weight Loss Doctor: Nutrition Medical Center - Dr. Ian Yip, M.D.
For many of us, dieting and weight loss have become too difficult to tackle alone.
While one can infer that the inverse is true, a successful diet program should require careful nutritional assessment and professional medical advice.
Your health and well-being are extremely important and we believe we can help make your health and weight loss goals easier to achieve.
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 Weight loss - unintentional
Unintentional weight loss is a decrease in body weight that is not voluntary.
There are many causes of unintentional weight loss including endocrine, gastrointestinal, and psychiatric disorders, as well as nutritional deficiencies, infections, tumors and neurological disorders.
Anorexic girls tend to come from families that often talk about the "right" amounts or kinds of things to eat, and these girls may use their refusal to eat as a way to manipulate their parents.
www.healthcentral.com /mhc/top/003107.cfm   (327 words)

  
 Grief and Loss, Funeral Arrangements, End of Life - AARP
But they can help their grandchild cope with loss.
Grief differs based on who we are, whom we have lost, and how much our day-to-day life is altered by the death.
With a traumatic loss, the process is more complicated.
www.aarp.org /griefandloss   (313 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Music: Loss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mull Historical Society seem to live in a hermetically-sealed world on Loss, like their indie peers Clearlake and Belle and Sebastian, where reality is glimpsed only through a filter of fanciful fantasy.
Named after a genuine society, dedicated to the preservation of tradition on their home island--the Isle Of Mull, in the Inner Hebrides--Mull are a Scottish band of a familiarly twee mould.
Loss is a CD which I have no regrets at all about buying.
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 Hair Loss and Hair Loss Treatment
Nitric oxide is probably haair loss treatment one "natural" form of the hair-growth stimulating drug minoxidil and a natural modulator of hair growth.
The SOD has utility in a topical pharmaceutical formulation for the cosmetic treatment of hair loss and the cosmetic stimulation of hair growth.
The SOD comprises copper salicylate, copper aspirinate, indomethacin copper, or a metal complex of an aminoacid and a transition metal.
www.hair.st   (1073 words)

  
 Center for Infant Loss, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
The Center for Infant and Child Loss provides grief support to families who have experienced the tragic loss of their baby due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or other causes of unexpected infant or child death.
The shock of the loss is matched by the intensity of physical and emotional reactions.
This group is open to all family members and friends of infants or young children who have died suddenly and unexpectedly regardless of the cause of death or how recent their loss.
www.infant-loss.org   (732 words)

  
 Memory Loss | Improving Memory | Memory Loss Causes
The truth is, memory loss has been undeniably linked to aging and all that's been happening to you recently might just be the natural course of events our bodies go through as they age.
Memory loss problems usually affect the short term memory first, but what exactly is short term memory and how does it differ from long term memory?
The study suggests that the emotional stress associated with parental loss, abuse or neglect may contribute to the type of memory loss during middle-age years that is normally seen in the elderly.
www.memory-loss.org   (560 words)

  
 Hair Loss | Hair Loss Treatment | Hair Loss Products
Hair loss doesn't have to be the end of your social life.
Here at Hair Loss, you'll find information on topics such as Hair Loss Treatment, Hair Loss Product Reviews, Hair Loss Products, Hair Loss Remedies, Hair Loss Shampoo, and much, much more.
While hair loss varies in different women, it is often lost within two weeks of starting chemotherapy.
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 Hair Loss Hair Loss Treatment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Our program for the treatment of hair loss (" alopecia ") is the product of 15 years of development and screening of therapeutic agents.
Proxiphen-N is a topical formulation of many of the nonprescription hair loss treatment agents coming out of our screening program.
This is why there are several US and foreign patents on SODases for the treatment of hair loss.
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 Triton Health - Relacore, Enzyte, Maxoderm, Estrin d, Ogoplex, Relacor, Weight Loss Pills & Supplements
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