Detrimental

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  • (sometimes followed by `to'') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter''s coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"

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  • Putin May Run Again but Won't Be President for Life
    Russia's Vladimir Putin hasn't decided to seek another term as president, but he says being leader indefinitely could be detrimental to his country. Read more on this news related to 'Detrimental'
  • Disconnect with Disability Resource Center proves detrimental
    The UA Disability Resource Center works with students who may need certain accommodations in academics and campus life, but some students are saying there are communication failures between the DRC and students. Read more on this news related to 'Detrimental'
  • Biomarker-directed chemotherapy detrimental in NSCLC
    Treating non-small-cell lung cancer patients with chemotherapy customised according to expression of BRCA1 and receptor-associated protein 80 does not improve progression-free survival compared with nonselected, cisplatin-based chemotherapy, show study findings. Read more on this news related to 'Detrimental'

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