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on/off phenomenon

a periodic loss of the efficacy of levodopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, without obvious relationship to the timing of levodopa administration. Also called random off.

on

Vox populi adverb Taking, receiving, as in, he/she is on coumadin, on drugs, etc
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com PATIENTS are too scared to speak up about long waits for treatment in case they are penalised according to a health watchdog boss.
Burris bought his 4,600-SF home for $900,000 in October 2014, while Wait paid $115,000 for the adjacent lot in June 2014.
Rounding out the top five grocers with short wait times in the MSPA study were Trader Joe's, with an average wait time of 2:21 minutes and a return ratio of 96.
Parents of infants or young children also may not choose to wait until they can reach a pediatrician.
Wait until they are both over each other, because you don't want to hurt your BFF or rush into things with your crush.
Patients responded to a four-item survey about waiting room and examination room wait times, overall satisfaction with wait time, and time spent with the physician, said Ms.
Independent predictors of decreased patient satisfaction were long wait times in the waiting and examination rooms, less time with the physician, and interactions between time with the doctor and time spent waiting in the examination and waiting rooms, Ms.
How long must employees wait before they are fully vested in employer contributions?
It results in some isolated instances of people having to wait.
The fact is everyone had to wait in line, but all medically eligible people "won" their chance to try it.
We asked them about the average wait and the number of patients waiting for 58 common procedures.