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Words related to detoxification

a treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances

treatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver)

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There are no studies on the clinical, social or forensic outcomes following detoxification and psychosocial rehabilitation of heroin-dependent patients treated at the Opioid Detoxification Unit, nor are there studies comparing long-term clinical, social and forensic outcomes for active heroin users v.
Once inside the apartment, the officers decided to detain her, for her own protection, at the county detoxification center.
Stringent procedures and protocols must be submitted by parties seeking to construct and operate a detoxification facility to federal, state, and local regulatory agencies in order to assure full conformance to all regulatory requirements prior to issue of a permit.
Although this is a small study using detoxification for the treatment of endometriosis, it shows a positive effect in the symptom of dysmenorrhea.
Obviously, anything than encourages Phase 2 detoxification can help your body get rid of carcinogenic substances that could lead to cancer.
The rising issue of drug addiction may only be properly addressed when an effective drug detoxification treatment is widely used.
Phase II detoxification enzymes (such as glutathione-S-transferases and quinone reductase), which are responsible for metabolizing the products of phase I metabolic reactions, degrade these reactive intermediates by conjugation or reduction reactions, thereby protecting cells from oxidative DNA damage.
A balanced detoxification program addresses physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Opiate detoxification by the rapid buprenorphine method offers clear advantages over the trendy--but far riskier--anesthesia rapid opiate detox method, Dr.
The rehabilitation and detoxification centre has been used by 568 inmates.
The lawsuit also alleges that Simpson, 52, and the others tried to keep his own drug problems and detoxification efforts under wraps to save his Hollywood career, all the while turning Simpson's plush Bel-Air home into a ``drug warehouse'' with ``an illegal home detoxification center'' and ``an arsenal of legal and illegal guns.
Some researchers have proposed that exoskeletons may have served as a detoxification mechanism, allowing animals to rid their bodies of potentially lethal calcium that may have accumulated in the seas at that time.
Essential Edibles "Revolutionary Detoxification Formula" Increasing Longevity and Reducing the Risk of Disease
Contract notice: To survive and detoxification station maintenance and basic cleaning.
Michael Lowenstein is calling for the creation of universal standards of care for all rapid detoxification treatments to minimize potential risks to patients.