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Counterfeit Drugs Under The Microscope
2012-11-14 19:59:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online After publishing a paper earlier this week in the British Medical Journal on stopping the counterfeit medicine trade, a group of scientists has been barred from an upcoming World Health Organization meeting. An objection to their presence, which was raised by Indian officials, underlines the stark differences on how to handle the problem without hampering the legitimate trade of medicinal products. Reports on the incident...


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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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