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remedy

any drug or agent that cures a disease or controls its symptoms
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It must be emphasised that all patients presenting with a neurological deficit, temporary or permanent, should be investigated for a remediable cause.
After assessment for directly remediable causes, there are two major arms of treatment available for insomnia: psychological/behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy, Both have demonstrated short-term efficacy, with behavioral therapy showing sustained improvement for up to 2 years.
The findings also reinforce the need for advocacy for policy interventions to eliminate problems of poverty and food insecurity, which pose an unacceptable but remediable risk to children," they added.he report findings were published in journal Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
It was projected that there would be 562 million people with hearing impairment in the world by 2005 by the World Health Organization.1 A 1985 World Health Organization (WHO) resolution in relation to the prevention of deafness and hearing impairment, pointed out that much deafness and hearing impairment is avoidable or remediable and that developing countries had the greatest need for the prevention and remediation of hearing problems.2
Other "crucial questions" remain related to the -biology of remediable autism, the course of improvement, and the necessary and sufficient conditions, including treatment, for such improvement," they said.
Ms White said his behaviour was "not easily remediable and a risk of repetition still exists".
Alternatively, there is the quick rejection of the patient because his or her problem is not easily seen as remediable by the procedure.
And this shutting off, this desire not to know the upsetting, but perhaps remediable, is another assault on journalistic truth.
O'Faircheallaigh points to remediable inequities in negotiators' access to information about each other and in access to other resources such as legal and research expertise.
Tube blockage occurs in 20% of cases but is usually easily remediable and requires a visit to hospital in only half of these patients[4], though our experience suggests that return to hospital with this problem is less frequent.
All of these strategies serve to convince both the members of these organizations and the external world that the mistakes arose through remediable inefficiency, neglect of the proper procedures or inadequate communications.