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2009-06-11 13:14:13

Taking the diabetes medications metformin and rosiglitazone together reverses the adverse effects on bone of rosiglitazone treatment alone in an experimental model, according to a new study done in rats. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.Both metformin and rosiglitazone are widely used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome, said lead author Claudia Sedlinsky, MD, of GIOMM - La Plata National University, La...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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