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2013-02-11 16:20:03

An international study coordinated at the IRCM finds a possible alternative treatment to significantly reduce the adverse effects of chemotherapy An international research team coordinated at the IRCM in Montréal found a possible alternative treatment for lymphoid leukemia. Led by Dr. Tarik Möröy, the IRCM´s President and Scientific Director, the team discovered a molecule that represents the disease´s “Achilles´ heel” and...

2012-02-17 17:50:00

According to court documents, on Jan. 18th, 2012 Norvel Dorsey, a Texas man, filed the lawsuit No. B-0191669 in Jefferson County District Court, Texas. Mr. Dorsey accuses DuPont De Nemours, Exxon Mobil Corp. and some of its subsidiaries, Foster Wheeler Energy Corp., Gulf Oil Corp., Texaco, U.S. Steel, Chevron U.S.A., and 4520 Corp. alleging that he developed leukemia from benzene exposure. Benzene is a petroleum product, originally manufactured from coal tar that is used as a component in...


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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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