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that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

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Detection of the residues of anabolic agent administration for long times after the administration requires not only sensitive analytical techniques and appropriate timing of specimen collection but also selection of an appropriate long-lived metabolite [3].
SAN DIEGO--Teriparatide has received a boost in status as a preferentially effective treatment for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in the form of a second, confirmatory, randomized double-blind trial demonstrating the anabolic agent produces substantially greater increases in bone mineral density compared with a bisphosphonate.
The 'A' sample of Mr Wanniarachchi, who took the gold medal in the bantamweight competition on October 13, was found to contain 19-norandrosterone, a prohibited anabolic agent under category S1 of the WADA list of prohibited substances and methods.
Yadav, who finished sixth in 1 hour, 42 minutes, 54 seconds in the 20km walk held on October 9 on Central Delhi streets, tested positive for prohibited anabolic agent 19-Norandrosterone.
As an anabolic agent it's mild compared to agents we inject," says Allen.
85 Beck tested positive for the anabolic agent clenbuterol in a Davis Cup semi-final against Argentina in September.
7 Forteo/Forsteo: Sustained Growth for a Bone Anabolic Agent
The commission heard a third case Sunday, involving Polish canoeist Adam Seroczynski who tested positive for clenbuterol, a prohibited anabolic agent.
MacDougall was found guilty of taking an anabolic agent in 1998 and banned for 22 games.
The OVX and sham surgery mice were each separated into treatment groups to receive one of the following: twice weekly injections of RAP-661, the bone anabolic agent parathyroid hormone (PTH), the antiresorptive agent zoledronate, or placebo.
5 and/or previous fractures--options include a switch to an anabolic agent such as teriparatide (Forteo) or to a nonbisphosphonate antiresorptive agent such as raloxifene (Evista), estrogen, or calcitonin.
Neer was a principal investigator for the Phase III trial of Forteo(R), Eli Lilly's injectable PTH therapy which is the only FDA-cleared anabolic agent available to osteoporosis patients.
However, within days of his signing, it emerged that MacDougall had been found guilty of taking an anabolic agent in 1998 and banned for 22 games.
HONOLULU -- The anticipated Food and Drug Administration approval of an anabolic agent, teriparatide, for the treatment of osteoporosis offers an intriguing opportunity to begin combining drugs or using them sequentially for enhanced effect, a number of speakers suggested at an international symposium sponsored by the National Osteoporosis Foundation.
Use of Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) (1-34), the only clinically approved bone anabolic agent, is restricted to 18 months, because of bone cancer risk and possible development of tolerance.