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toxic effect

n
(Medicine) an adverse effect of a drug produced by an exaggeration of the effect that produces the therapeutic response
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Summary: The cream contains mercury, which has a toxic effect on humans.
France :The French parliament voted Thursday to ban the use of bisphenol A, a chemical thought to have a toxic effect on the brain and nervous system, in baby food packaging next year and all food containers in 2015.
But now, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggest that one possible approach to reduce this toxic effect on bone marrow cells is to modify the cells with a gene that makes them resistant to chemotherapy.
CARDIFF scientists have discovered a protein which could protect the body from the toxic effect of alcohol.
While the figure for the toxic effect has dropped considerably - from 694 in 1998-99 to 288 in 2006-07, the mental and behavioural disorders statistic has risen.
Eloxatin can have a toxic effect on nerve endings that may result in either an acute or cumulative pattern of side effects.
The data suggested that a prolonged toxic effect of the DMAB on the central nervous system still persisted in the attention, personality, and memory function.
White potatoes contain solanine, which has been shown to cause a very toxic effect in susceptible people, contributing to arthritis, calcium depletion, and stiff joints, as well as painful wrists, ankles, and knees.
When you start getting dozens of studies adding up to thousands of animals and the only thing you can see is that no one has found a toxic effect due to irradiation, then your assurance of safety becomes stronger.
The new findings also suggest that excess catecholamines have a toxic effect on heart tissue, says Yoshihiro J.
The presence of serum buffers the toxic effect of the herbicide.