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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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Public Health England (PHE) said the research was vital because, while the number of those who use image and performance-enhancing drugs has rapidly grown over the past 20 years, their risk of exposure to such viruses has not been thoroughly investigated.
All were later banned for taking performance-enhancing drugs.
The South African legend made astonishing accusations on the eve of The Open last week, claiming he knew of at least 10 players on tour who used performance-enhancing drugs.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- The American public feels strongly against the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball.
He tells the programme: "It certainly is a significant minority and it suggests that the use of performance-enhancing drugs is rather more widespread than the FA test results would indicate.
He tells the programme, ``It certainly is a significant minority and suggests that the use of performance-enhancing drugs is more widespread than the Football Association's test results would indicate.
Armstrong had been pursuing a post-cycling career in triathlons before he was banned by USADA for performance-enhancing drug use, the report added.
THE ATHLETIC COMMUNIty is continually confronted with the problem of performance-enhancing drug abuse.
Hamilton had said that Armstrong tested positive for the banned performance-enhancing drug Erythropoietin (EPO) at the 2001 Tour de Suisse.
JURISPRUDENCE: Patrick Arnold, a noted scientist, was indicted for allegedly supplying BALCO with the performance-enhancing drug known as ``the clear.
To address the growing problem of performance-enhancing drug (PED) use among Tennessee's young athletes, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has developed the Healthy Competition program to encourage drug-free and safe play and educate young athletes, coaches and parents about the dangers of PEDs.

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