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treatment

noun adjustment, analysis, arrangement, consideration, cure, design, examination, execution, investigation, management, modification, process, processing, study, technique, therapy, transaction, way
Associated concepts: inhuman treatment, medical treatment
See also: aid, analysis, course, design, expedient, management, pandect, practice, procedure, process, relief, usage

treatment

in environmental law relating to waste, the physical, thermal, chemical or biological processes, including sorting, that change the characteristics of waste in order to reduce its volume, reduce its hazardous nature, facilitate its handling, or enhance its recoverability.
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None of the active treatments or combinations of treatments showed a clear superiority, however, although fluoxetine alone seemed to result in a faster response.
Most elderly people tolerated the low-dose drug regimen without experiencing dangerous side effects, although 13 percent of the people assigned to the active treatment had to stop taking the drugs because of side effects such as headaches or dizziness, the team reports in the June 26 JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.
In the active treatment groups, bone resorption markers reached a nadir at 1 month and remained suppressed for the entire study even with the single-dosage regimen.
Five nonvertebral fractures occurred in the active treatment groups, but a larger study would be needed to determine the longterm effects of infusion therapy on fractures.
According to patient self-reports, the only vulvovaginal symptom that was significantly better in the active treatment arms was pain during intercourse, said Dr.
Both active treatments extended the relapse-free period to longer than 16 weeks; in the patients in both placebo groups, the median time to relapse was approximately 6 weeks.
They underwent a diagnostic work-up and 7-day washout period before randomization to four treatment groups: active treatment for two 4-week treatment blocks; placebo for the two treatment blocks; active treatment then placebo; or placebo then active treatment.