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Failed Merck Drug Reveals Dangers Of Niacin-Based Heart Drugs
2013-03-10 07:32:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Trials of a failed Merck-developed, niacin-based drug designed to raise “good” cholesterol levels revealed serious side effects, raising red flags about the potential future use of such medications. The drug in question, Tredaptive, was a combination of extended-release niacin and laropiprant, an experimental substance designed to help prevent facial flushing typically caused by the vitamin B derivative. The drug was...

2013-02-23 23:02:50

Freedom Treatment Center is a Southern Michigan alcohol and drug addiction recovery facility that focuses on natural methods of detoxification. One of its newest additions is the niacin detox program, which has already seen great success following its recent debut. Albion, MI (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Freedom Treatment Center´s lineup of natural treatment methods has expanded to include the niacin detox program. The program incorporates the essential B vitamin into an overall detox...


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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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