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2014-06-24 10:02:44

BMJ-British Medical Journal 2,4-Dinitrophenol, DNP, not licensed as medicine, but available on the internet The number of professional enquiries made to the National Poisons Information Service about the harmful effects of a 'fat burning' agent used by body builders and dieters has risen sharply in the past three years, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. 2,4-Dinitrophenol, or DNP for short, is a synthetic chemical originally used in the manufacture of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.