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2011-09-12 14:48:55

The risk of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding needs to be considered when determining the potential preventive benefits associated with low-dose aspirin for cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the use of low-dose aspirin increases the risk for GI bleeding, with the risk being increased further with accompanying use of cardiovascular disease-preventing therapies, such as clopidogrel and anticoagulants. In patients who took...

2011-07-20 16:04:00

Boxed warning says daily aspirin doses above 100 milligrams decrease effectiveness SILVER SPRING, Md., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the blood-thinning drug Brilinta (ticagrelor) to reduce cardiovascular death and heart attack in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) ACS includes a group of symptoms for any condition, such as unstable angina or heart...

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2011-07-20 13:40:00

A new study has found that if heart disease patients stop taking aspirin it could raise their heart attack risk, reports BBC News. Researchers said that users stop taking aspirin against medical advice, which puts them at a 60 percent greater risk of a non-fatal heart attack. The findings come from a U.K. database of about 40,000 patients who had been prescribed the drug by their doctor. For the 1,000 patients that took part in the study, there were about four extra cases of non-fatal...

2011-06-27 12:00:00

DALLAS, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the American Heart Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) First patients receive lab-grown blood vessels from donor cells Study Highlights: For the first time, blood vessels created in the lab from donor skin cells were successfully implanted in patients. Functioning blood vessels that aren't rejected by the immune system could be used to make durable shunts for...

2011-04-11 05:00:00

DENVER, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life-saving Colorado start-up UrgentRx today announced the company's new line of fast-acting, powdered medications in convenient credit card-sized packets are available now at Dahl's pharmacies, Hy-Vee grocery stores, and convenience stores throughout Iowa. UrgentRx® first made its powdered medications available across Colorado in February. The company's initial product line consists of UrgentRx Aspirin to Go, UrgentRx Headache...

2011-04-06 07:48:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The use of aspirin at least once per month is associated with a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to new research. "The results are not meant to suggest everyone should start taking aspirin once monthly to reduce their risk of pancreatic cancer," Xiang-Lin Tan, Ph.D., M.D., a research fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., was quoted as saying. "Individuals should discuss use of aspirin with their physicians because the drug carries some side...

2011-04-04 13:32:48

The use of aspirin at least once per month is associated with a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to results of a large case-control study presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011, held here April 2-6. Xiang-Lin Tan, Ph.D., M.D., a research fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said the findings from this large collaborative study are preliminary and do not encourage widespread use of aspirin for this purpose. "The results are not meant to suggest everyone...

2011-02-07 07:00:00

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado start-up, UrgentRx, today announced the launch of a new line of fast-acting, powdered medications in convenient credit card-sized packets, including UrgentRx Aspirin to Go, a life-saving product specifically developed as heart attack first aid. February is the American Heart Association's American Heart Health Month, making the introduction of UrgentRx Aspirin to Go timely as research supports the benefits of taking aspirin at the first signs...

2011-01-11 08:29:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the 2011 World Acetyls Analysis, an annual global study that covers historical trends and future projections for supply, demand, production, capacity, and trade of the global acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomer, ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, acetic anhydride, cellulose acetate, polyvinyl alcohol industry for the period 2005 to 2015. Included with each analysis is 12 months access to...

2010-12-09 07:46:38

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Medical researchers have found a so-called "missing link" that explains the interaction between brain state and the neural triggers responsible for learning. The good news : this may potentially opening up new ways of boosting cognitive function in the face of diseases such as Alzheimer's as well as enhancing memory in healthy people. Acetylcholine is released in the brain during learning and is critical for the acquisition of new memories. Its role is to facilitate the...