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  Remission - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Look up remission in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
Remission (medicine), the state of absence of disease activity in patients with a chronic illness.
Remission (spectroscopy), the reflection or scattering of light by a material.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Remission   (112 words)

 Indulgence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Catholic theology, an indulgence is the remission granted by the Church of the temporal punishment due to sins already forgiven by God.
This was not true, rather the stated length of time actually indicated that the indulgence was equal to the amount of remission the individual would have earned by performing a canonical penance for that period of time.
There are some Protestant traditions which might seem similar to the Catholic practice of indulgences however, such as many televangelists who tell their viewers that their donations to the organization will "multiply" after they have donated to the network or other church sponsored project.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indulgence   (2123 words)

 Thomas Aquinas: Of the Effects of Grace
Therefore the remission of sins ought not to be reckoned among the things required for the justification of the ungodly.
Therefore the remission of sins ought not to be reckoned with the infusion of grace.
Now the remission of sins is the end of the justification of the ungodly; for it is written (Is. 27:9): "This is all the fruit, that the sin thereof should be taken away." Hence the remission of sins ought to be reckoned amongst the things required for justification.
www.lonang.com /exlibris/aquinas/sum12113.htm   (6521 words)

 Remission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The status of remission is determined by a series of tests and examinations to determine whether a cancer has responded to treatment or not.
Examination of bone marrow is the crucial element in determination of remission status in In leukemias.
In patients with Multiple Myeloma, the remission status is determined by measuring the immune globulin levels in the blood, as well as repeating the
www.tirgan.com /remission.htm   (678 words)

 IONS - Research: Spontaneous Remission - Frequently Asked Questions
The term "spontaneous" as it relates to remission or regression is used when a patient shows a significantly measurable reduction in tumor size, or a reversal in the progression of a disease, and when this improvement cannot be attributed to Western allopathic medical treatment.
While it is often quoted that spontaneous remission occurs in approximately one in 60,000 to 100,000 cases, it is not clear from where this figure is derived.
That psychological and spiritual factors play a role in remission and survival is evident from the stories of people who have experienced unexplained recoveries from cancer and other diseases, but since the role of mind and the spirit is different for each person, it is difficult to generalize their influence.
www.noetic.org /research/sr/faqs.html   (1397 words)

 NYU > Human Resources > Tuition Remission
Tuition remission is a benefit that waives tuition for certain NYU courses taken by full-time, regular office/clerical staff and laboratory/technical staff, their spouses or registered domestic partners, and their dependent children.
Tuition Remission for your spouse or registered domestic partner is not available for non-degree courses or certificate programs, or courses in the School of Law, School of Medicine, Post Graduate Medical School, the Executive MBA Program at Stern School of Business, or for certain courses in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS).
Tuition remission eligible employees and their spouses/registered domestic partners are granted 9 credits of tuition remission per term for a total of 27 per academic year.
www.nyu.edu /hr/policies/sta14000.html   (2501 words)

 REMISSION OF SINS in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE (Bible History Online)
Remission is exemption from the consequences of an offense, forgiveness; pretermission is the suspension of the penalty (Philippi, Ellicott, Trench (Synonyms, XXXIII), Weiss; compare Acts 17:30).
Remission is restricted to the penalty, while forgiveness refers more particularly to the person, although it may be used also of the sin itself.
Remission also is used of offenses against God's law; forgiveness, against either divine or human law.
www.bible-history.com /isbe/R/REMISSION+OF+SINS   (202 words)

 Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Information
Remission rates in adult AML are inversely related to age, with an expected remission rate of >65% for those younger than 60 years.
Data suggest that once attained, duration of remission may be shorter in older patients.
Long-term follow-up of 30 patients with AML in remission for at least 10 years has demonstrated a 13% incidence of secondary malignancies.
acute-myeloid-leukemia.org   (869 words)

 TheSoundRadio Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Remission is a dynamic alternative rock band based out of Edmonton, Alberta.
Remission has more variety then the average band by virtue of their being two singer/songwriters rather than just one.
If their demos are any indication, Remission could very well be one of the next great acts to come out of Canada's flourishing scene.
www.thesoundradio.com /artist/remission   (171 words)

 Leukemia Adult Acute Myeloid
Remission rates in adult AML are inversely related to age, with an expected remission rate of greater than 65% for those younger than 60 years of age.
Although some data suggest that transplantation in patients during their first remission may improve long-term survival, these data need to be confirmed.
Preisler HD, Anderson K, Rai K, et al.: The frequency of long-term remission in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia treated with conventional maintenance chemotherapy: a study of 760 patients with a minimal follow-up time of 6 years.
www.medhelp.org /lib/cancernet/101029.htm   (2207 words)

 Breast Cancer: Encyclopedia of Cancer
If patients are diagnosed with stage IV disease or, in spite of treatment, progress to a state of widespread disease, systemic chemotherapy is utilized in a more aggressive fashion.
In addition to the adriamycin-containing regimens, docetaxel and paclitaxel have been found to be effective in inducing remission.
The magnitude of the toxicity of these adjuvant therapies is usually small and many patients receiving chemotherapy on this basis are capable of normal activity during this time.
health.enotes.com /cancer-encyclopedia/breast-cancer   (5384 words)

 Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in remission is defined as a normal peripheral blood cell count and normocellular marrow with less than 5% blasts in the marrow and no signs or symptoms of the disease.
Although individual patients have been reported to have long disease-free survival or cure with a single cycle of chemotherapy, [3] postremission therapy is always indicated in therapy that is planned with curative intent.
The improvement in freedom from relapse using allogeneic bone marrow transplantation as the primary postremission therapy is offset, at least in part, by the increased morbidity and mortality caused by graft-versus-host disease, veno-occlusive disease of the liver, and interstitial pneumonitis.
www.meb.uni-bonn.de /cancer.gov/CDR0000062869.html   (14516 words)

 porterzone.net (Trevor Porter)
With a large tumor arising in his left adrenal gland, Curtis was placed on a tough treatment protocol which consisted of 6 cycles of high-dose chemotherapy, surgery to resect the tumor, a stem cell rescue transplant and 12 rounds of radiation.
The study doctors consider Curtis to be in "remission" again and won't accept him into the study as a result.
Children who are in remission at this point in treatment are randomized to either arm of the study.
www.porterzone.net /blog   (3461 words)

 Adult acute myeloid leukemia
Adult AML in remission is defined as a normal peripheral blood cell count and normocellular marrow with less than 5% blasts in the marrow, and no signs or symptoms of the disease.
Supportive care during remission induction treatment should routinely include red blood cell and platelet transfusions when appropriate.[13,14] Empiric broad spectrum antimicrobial therapy is an absolute necessity for febrile patients who are profoundly neutropenic.[15,16] Careful instruction in personal hygiene, dental care, and recognition of early signs of infection are appropriate in all patients.
Leukemia-free survival appeared to be superior for patients receiving bone marrow transplants for two groups: patients older than 30 years of age whose first remission was less than one year; and patients younger than 30 years of age whose first remission was longer than one year.
www.meds.com /pdq/myeloid_pro.html   (7255 words)

 Treating to Remission
Nearly all antidepressant trials test for response rather than remission, but one company has recently thrown down the gauntlet in using remission as its criteria.
A meta-analysis of eight studies conducted by Dr Thase published in last year’s British Journal of Psychiatry found remission rates of patients on Effexor to be 45 percent vs 35 percent for an SSRI vs 25 percent for a placebo over eight weeks.
Maurizio Fava MD of Harvard underscored why remission needs to be a goal by reminding his audience that one episode of depression results in a greater than 50 percent probability of recurrence.
www.mcmanweb.com /article-181.htm   (941 words)

 Definition of remission - NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
In partial remission, some, but not all, signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared.
In complete remission, all signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared, although cancer still may be in the body.
remission induction therapy, remote brachytherapy, renal artery, renal capsule, renal cell cancer
www.nci.nih.gov /Templates/db_alpha.aspx?CdrID=45867   (82 words)

 Promising Pivotal Phase III Data Show Abbott's Humira(R) (Adalimumab) Maintained Clinical Remission In Patients With ...
Data from CHARM, the Crohn's trial of the fully Human antibody Adalimumab for Remission Maintenance, showed that remission rates were maintained through 56 weeks in patients who demonstrated response to HUMIRA during a four-week open-label induction phase.
Clinical remission was measured by a decrease in the Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI).
In CHARM, the proportion of patients in clinical remission at week 26 and week 56 who were able to discontinue steroid use was evaluated.
www.medicalnewstoday.com /medicalnews.php?newsid=43804   (1387 words)

 >>>> Remission <<<<   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
For live and on location recording, mastering mixing and sound consultation, Remission can record your tracks with the latest proffessional tools utilising years of sound engineering knowledge to give you the best mix and sound possible.
Remission works mainly with electronic muscians of any level whether you are signed or wanting a quality demo we at Remission can provide a package to suit your needs, we have also worked with a variety of musicians from other genres and have applied our skills to generate some interesting and quality results.
If you are interested in utilising Remission studio or would like any information on services and for a quotation for your project please contact us or visit myspace.
www.infektedsound.com /remission.html   (117 words)

 Spontaneous (natural) remission of cancer
Believing such cancers to be "incurable", sometimes a doctor will reverse his original diagnosis and say the patient never really did have cancer in the first place.
However, it is now accepted that such remissions do occur--probably more often than generally believed.
In his valuable book Victory Over Cancer Cyril Scott quotes surgeon Hastings Gilford stating in 1925: "Though cancer is so commonly regarded as inevitably fatal, many cases are recorded of its 'spontaneous' disappearance--and nothing can be more certain than that these recorded cases are very few in comparison with those which are unrecorded".
www.purlife.com /remission.htm   (337 words)

 New analysis showed UC patients in clinical remission had higher rates of employment
In addition, of ten patients receiving disability compensation at the start of the trial, 80 percent of those in remission after one year were no longer receiving disability compensation.
The analysis of the ACT 1 and ACT 2 clinical data revealed that, at baseline, 35 percent of the 727 patients (n=257) in the studies were not employed and 7.0 percent (n=51) were receiving disability compensation.
Additionally, in September 2005, REMICADE was approved for reducing signs and symptoms, achieving clinical remission and mucosal healing, and eliminating corticosteroid use in patients with moderately to severely active UC who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2006-05/ci-nas052406.php   (1705 words)

 Amazon.com: Remission: Music: Mastodon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In both "Remission" and "Leviathan" I'm noticing a pattern to what the songs are about, if they are about anything...which is good.
Remission is brutal album focused very much around Brann Dailor who is the best man behind the kit since Danny Carey.
These guys clearly enjoy what they do and have a sound that is instantly indentifiable as "Mastodon." Remission is full of technical and tasteful tracks with the drumming in particular standing out.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000666DW?v=glance   (1672 words)

 95 Theses - Luther
If it is at all possible to grant to any one the remission of all penalties whatsoever, it is certain that this remission can be granted only to the most perfect, that is, to the very fewest.
Nevertheless, the remission and participation [in the blessings of the Church] which are granted by the pope are in no way to be despised, for they are, as I have said, the declaration of divine remission.
For it is clear that for the remission of penalties and of reserved cases, the power of the pope is of itself sufficient.
iclnet.org /pub/resources/text/wittenberg/luther/web/ninetyfive.html   (2637 words)

 Crohn's Disease Information, Cure and Remission - Specific Carbohydrate Diet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Crohn's Disease can be put into a controlled remission (if not cured) by a straightforward change in ones lifestyle, including diet.
The SCD is about causing a controlled remission of Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis.
Well, even in 'remission' past exams have showed indication of disease in me. My gut feeling more than tells me it is the diet, plus some yoga for stress relief.
members.aol.com /crohnscure   (746 words)

 Mastodon Album Reviews
Clammy blood loss, congealing clots and half-rusted patches - so much of it spoiled and sprayed that it spreads a reek of fear, defeat, disaster and - mixed with the unmistakeable odour of human excrement - death.
The restrained guitar intro to "Ol'e Nessie" is almost beautiful in its simplicity and in combination with the unavoidable wall of sound that's worked towards easily as good as the way in which Isis manage to reconcile sonic extremes on their best songs.
Still, Remission's heavy moments (and there are plenty of them) never cease to make an impact and require your 100% concentration.
www.guypetersreviews.com /mastodon.php   (1172 words)

 Caramal Publishing: : BOOK DESCRIPTION - The IBD Remission Diet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
THE IBD REMISSION DIET is an easy to follow, 100% natural program that uses an elemental diet and specific supplementation plan to induce disease remission and heal affected areas of the gastrointestinal tract.
If you've been looking for a very detailed, step-by-step plan that works quickly and effectively to induce disease remission (average duration 3-6 weeks) and reclaim your natural state of health, this is the book for you.
THE IBD REMISSION DIET is definitely the fastest way to heal yourself, but it requires a lot more self-discipline and involves short-term, radical change.
www.caramal.com /ibdrd/ibddescription.asp   (1044 words)

 IONS - Spontaneous Remission: An Annotated Bibliography
Remission of Neoplasms of Lip, Oral Cavity, and Pharynx
Remission of Neoplasms of Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs
Remission of Neoplasms of Lymphatic and Hematopoietic Tissue
www.noetic.org /research/sr/r_biblio.html   (203 words)

 Use your Tuition Remission for Continuing Education!
Tuition remission may be used when you register via walk-in, mail-in or FAX-in only.
Tuition remission may not be applied towards materials, book or food fees payable directly to the instructor, usually at the first class session.
UNM Retirees, all you need to qualify for tuition remission is your retiree Lobo Card along with a filled-out Registration Form and Tuition Remission Form.
dce.unm.edu /Register/Tuit_Remit/?menu_item_ID=10   (566 words)

 remission - OneLook Dictionary Search
Remission, remission, rémission : Technical and Popular Medical Terms [home, info]
Phrases that include remission: in remission, complete remission, remission induction chemotherapy, go into remission, partial remission, more...
Words similar to remission: absolution, remittal, remittance, subsidence, remission of sin, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=remission   (373 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Point two, after months of waiting for a new cup or league that we could take part in, the cup-scene suddenly seems awakened.
ReMission is not taking part in one cup, not two, but THREE(!) cups!
The Cup-Zone Spring Cup 2006, the Clanbase Opencup Spring 2006 and the Eagleman.nl Cup.
www.remission-gaming.com   (644 words)

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