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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...

2010-12-08 21:55:13

Medical researchers have found a missing link that explains the interaction between brain state and the neural triggers responsible for learning, 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. Much is known about the neural processes that occur during learning but until now it has not been clear why it occurs during certain brain states but not others. Now researchers from the University...

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2010-12-07 08:25:00

Researchers at Oxford University and other British institutes have found that taking low-dose aspirin on a daily basis can help reduce the risk of cancer by 20 percent. "Daily aspirin reduced deaths due to several common cancers during and after the trials," the researchers wrote in The Lancet on Tuesday. "Benefit increased with duration of treatment and was consistent across the different study populations. These findings have implications for guidelines on use of aspirin and for...

2010-11-18 08:02:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedienne, television host, author and mother Joy Behar, and her daughter Eve, will be honored at AARP The Magazine's 2011 Inspire Awards gala on December 9 in Washington, D.C. for a public awareness campaign aimed at urging women -- who are less likely than men to survive a heart attack(i) -- to be prepared if heart attack strikes without warning. AARP The Magazine's Inspire Awards recognize people who have inspired others to action through...

2010-10-06 09:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- For Joy Behar - comedienne, television host, author and mother - heart disease is a family affair. Despite having lost both parents to heart disease, Joy's mother Rose was not prepared when a sudden heart attack struck in her fifties. Now, Joy and her daughter, Eve, are challenging women who have or are at risk for heart disease to be prepared and better their odds of surviving should a heart attack strike without warning. And they caution women, "don't...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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