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Rare

Describing a coin that is extremely difficult to find. Depending on its quality, a rare coin may be quite valuable, depending on demand from collectors and investors. However, a rare coin may be a highly illiquid asset. See also: Numismatics.
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During the awareness event, which took place in Nicosia, Eleftheriou said that a disease is considered to be rare if it affects less than 1 in 2,000 people, adding that for the time being there are 6,000 -- 8,000 different rare diseases.
Major extracts from the Table of Content of Rare Earth Metals Market, 2016-2022 report:
and Japan against the export management measures of China's rare earth, tungsten, molybdenum and other related products.
We help families and patients with unknown and rare diseases that were previously left without options to regain hope of learning more about their conditions," said Paul Schindler, ED/CEO of RG.
Rare Disease Day is symbolic in the solidarity it brings to everyone with an interest in helping those with rare diseases, said Emmanuel Dulac, Head of the Rare Diseases Business Unit at Shire.
Section 6 further provides for the referral of patients suspected or diagnosed with rare disease to the Regional Newborn Screening Centers to ensure that the afflicted person receives adequate medical care for his or her condition, and is referred to a healthcare practitioner who specializes on rare diseases.
Japan Rare Earths is a rare earth mining and recycling company based in Tokyo, Japan.
44%, a novel treatment for corneal cystine crystal accumulation as a result of cystinosis, a rare, genetic lysosomal-storage disease.
Regarding prices, the paper notes that prices for China's rare earth products were flat to down from 1985 through 2005.
Scientists have spent decades decoding the complicated interactions among rare earth electrons, attempting to explain and predict the curious properties that make the rare earths so valuable in gadgets and other technologies--most notably in products requiring powerful magnetic materials.
In the short-term, stockpiling rare earths metals is one of the best ways to prepare for a future shortage until these new mines and technologies become available.
rare is usually used for an object or quality of which only a few examples are to be found and which is therefore especially appreciated.