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chelation

[kē′lā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
A chemical process involving formation of a heterocyclic ring compound which contains at least one metal cation or hydrogen ion in the ring.
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The Cornell researchers tested the commonly used chelation drug succimer on juvenile rats fed lead doses that simulated moderate and high childhood exposures.
Guyer is currently participating in the NIH-funded study to test the effectiveness of chelation for coronary heart disease.
Chelation therapy in treating heavy metal intoxication is considered valuable but potentially dangerous and must be closely monitored.
Although not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating heart disease, chelation therapy has been used for nearly 60 years and has generally been believed by conventional medical practitioners and cardiologists to be without value, though TACT suggested otherwise.
Tony Lamas who is the lead investigator in the TACT (Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy) Study.
Remember, diet had a 35 percent effect in already optimally managed patients, so chelation works, but some other healthy behaviors, as mentioned in the answers above, should be adopted First.
PectaSol Chelation Complex (PCC) removes heavy metals and other toxins from the blood.
The FDA is encouraging health care professionals to report any adverse events associated with over-the-counter products marketed to patients as chelation treatments for various diseases.
The Food and Drug Administration is encouraging health care professionals to report any adverse events associated with over-the-counter products marketed to patients as chelation treatments for various diseases.
Ancillary Bone Density Scans (Dexa), Surgery (Radio Wave), Chelation.
editor of the Medscape Journal of Medicine and former editor of JAMA, facilitated the publishing of an "original article" entitled, "Why the NIH Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT) Should Be Abandoned," authored by Kimball C.