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2006-01-30 10:20:00

NEW YORK -- Researchers have identified a new human virus that increases fat deposits and, paradoxically, reduces triglyceride levels in animals, according to a report in the American Journal of Physiology -- Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology. These findings could have important clinical implications for understanding and preventing obesity in humans, the authors suggest. In earlier studies, Dr. Richard L. Atkinson, and his colleagues from the University of Wisconsin at...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.