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2009-04-08 08:34:13

Niacin is known to help lower levels of "bad" cholesterol and raise levels of "good" cholesterol, and it gets the job down at a significantly lower cost than other cholesterol lowering medications on the market today. Unfortunately, the drug, also known as nicotinic acid, is rarely used anymore due to a troublesome side effect. Specifically, it can cause unwanted flushing of the skin that leads to a burning sensation and itching. Researchers from Duke University Medical Center are working on...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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