Ephedra, once popular for weight loss and bodybuilding, has been linked to 155 deaths and dozens of heart attacks and strokes.
That prompted last year's announcement by the Food and Drug Administration that it would start banning sales of the dietary supplement in April.
Last month, NVE pharmaceuticals, and the maker of Stacker 2 Ephedra brand products, filed a lawsuit to block the ban.
The company says the FDA hasn't proven that Ephedra is dangerous if used as directed.
A federal judge is expected to rule today on NVE's request for a temporary restraining order.
Ephedra sales have already plummeted because of the news about the risks.
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Source: http://www.Ephedra.demon.nl (The Ephedra Site)
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