• I've had a lot of diseases in my time
    I've had a lot of diseases in my time
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Diseaseful Abounding with disease; producing diseases; as, a diseaseful climate.
    • Diseaseful Causing uneasiness. "Disgraceful to the king and diseaseful to the people.""So distasteful and disquietous to a number of men."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a disease caused by ticks
    • diseaseful Occasioning uneasiness; troublesome.
    • diseaseful Where the majesty of the king's house draws recourse and access, it is both disgraceful to the king and diseaseful to the people if the ways near abouts be not fair and good. Bacon, Charge upon the Commission for the Verge.
    • diseaseful Abounding with disease; diseased.
    • diseaseful Producing disease: as, a diseaseful climate.
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  • Susie Orbach
    Susie Orbach
    “Fat is a social disease, and fat is a feminist issue.”
  • D. H. Lawrence
    “One can no longer live with people: it is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease.”
  • John Ruskin
    “No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.”
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    “When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured.”
  • Publilius Syrus
    “There are some remedies worse than the disease.”
  • Susan Sontag
    “Fear of sexuality is the new, disease-sponsored register of the universe of fear in which everyone now lives.”


In literature:

"A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication" by Daniel Clark
Diseases produced by it.
"The Young Man's Guide" by William A. Alcott
At this critical period, the seeds of hereditary and constitutional diseases manifest themselves.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
Contagious diseases and diseases which are the result of ignorance and neglect of sanitation give sense to the notion.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Mental disease is brain disease; but then the immortal reason sits apart, and cannot be touched by the disease.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
One of these trees was diseased, the other had no disease upon it.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting" by Various
That was the disease that killed them.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
It was owing to this that poverty was unknown to them, as well as disease.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
In diseases which tend to death, as in consumption, heart disease, etc., the function is never reestablished.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
The fact is, with many people, the remedies are often the cause of the disease.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby

In poetry:

The chearful tale, I do engage,
Wards off the spleen, disease, old age;
Bids blooming health keep on its way,
And bids the doctors go to play.
"The Wager" by William Hutton
Yet though my limbs disease invades,
Her wings imagination tries,
And bears me to the peaceful shades,
Where ———- 's humble turrets rise.
"Spring" by Samuel Johnson
We take the arms that Heaven supplies
For Life's long battle with Disease,
Taught by our various need to prize
Our frailest weapons, even these.
"For The Meeting Of The National Sanitary Association" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Ring out old shapes of foul disease,
Ring out the narrowing lust of gold;
Ring out the thousand wars of old,
Ring in the thousand years of peace.
"Ring Out , Wild Bells" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Physicians of the Utmost Fame
Were called at once; but when they came
They answered, as they took their Fees,
"There is no Cure for this Disease.
"Henry King,{ Who chewed bits of String, and was cut off in Dreadful Agonies}" by Hilaire Belloc
Faded, slatternly, looking so weak,
Tho' once a Scotch lassie so braw,
— With sin in her eye, and disease on her cheek,
The factory-girl I saw:
"A Dozen Ballads About White Slavery. II. The Factory Slave" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

On the achievement of separate milestones in its metabolic disease and inflammatory disease alliances.
Epidemiological studies, reports from the 1918 influenza pandemic, and clinical observation have associated influenza infection with increased risk for secondary bacterial disease, and especially pneumococcal disease.
Many women think of heart disease as a man's disease.
The US Centers for Disease Control on Tuesday reported that one of every four teenage girls has a sexually transmitted disease.
Editors' note: Human prion diseases, such as Creuzfeldt-Jakob disease, are fatal and rapidly progressive neurodegenerative disorders.
A faster method for detecting ratoon stunting disease--the most important disease affecting sugarcane production worldwide--has been developed by the Agricultural Research Service and cooperators.
Several technical articles have addressed respiratory diseases associated with welding activities and when a respirator should be used to help prevent these diseases.
Porcine respiratory disease complex is an incomplete diagnosis of disease.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday became the second group to fully map the genome of the virus most suspected of causing the mysterious respiratory disease known as SARS.
Unique challenges face developers of drugs that hit disease-related RNAs rather than disease-related proteins.
Anjella Vargas- Rosales Senior Management Official National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some major forms of venereal disease, such as syphilis and chlamidia, have increased dramatically in recent years, but other diseases, once extremely rare, are also on the rise.
What we call ' swim bladder disease' is more a syndrome than a specific disease.
View full size Sunbeam file photo/Lori M. Nichols White- tailed deer, seen here in Salem County in this file photo, are being killed by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, an insect-born disease.
The arachnids are responsible for the transmission of diseases such as babesiosis and Lyme disease.

In science:

Any generalization of the inference to a population with disease must be made on how well the “collection” of patients in the trial approximates a well-defined disease population.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
In some institutions, patients with co-morbid disease are not approached to enter a trial despite being eligible.
Multi-center clinical trials: Randomization and ancillary statistics
We will consider the following scenario: A patient has a disease.
A martingale approach to continuous-time marginal structural models
There are typically many factors that are important for describing how the disease of that individual develops in time.
A martingale approach to continuous-time marginal structural models
These counting processes count various events that are important for the development of the disease.
A martingale approach to continuous-time marginal structural models