A drug designed for a particular racial group. The first race-based drug was BiDil, a combination of two old drugs that increase levels of nitric oxide. BiDil was tested in African-Americans and reported in 2004 to reduce deaths from heart disease. The very concept of race-based therapy is highly controversial. While some black cardiologists hailed BiDil, others have seen it as nothing but a marketing ploy, using race rather than science to tailor therapies.
A descriptive term for something that is in a cluster or bunch. For example, a racemose aneurysm is an aneurysm that looks like a bunch of grapes.
- Racemose aneurysm
An aneurysm that looks like a bunch of grapes.
Radiation absorbed dose, a measurement for a dose of ionizing radiation.
An enzyme that coordinates recombination and that is important to the process of error-free DNA repair by recombination.
Pertaining to the radius, the smaller bone in the forearm. The radial artery is so named because of its proximity to the radius. Pertaining to the radius of a circle. Spreading from a central point. A radial keratotomy is an eye operation in which incisions are made in the cornea that resemble the spokes in […]