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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...

2010-08-02 12:33:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces two new offerings for 2011 for the Acetyls markets, the Acetyls Market Advisory Service and the 2011 World Acetyls Analysis, which is part of Planning Advisory Services. These services will be available late 2010/early 2011, so plan your budgets accordingly. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061109/CMALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061109/CMALOGO) The Acetyls Market Advisory...

2010-02-26 04:30:00

FT. LEE, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- With the realization that half of the people experiencing a sudden mortal heart attack were taking aspirin on the day of their demise, and the fact that higher-than-recommended doses of aspirin are needed to prevent blood clot formation in coronary arteries, coupled with an announcement that the red wine molecule resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl) may protect from sudden mortal heart attack in a superior fashion to aspirin, suggests re-evaluation of...

2010-02-01 16:08:34

Scientists at the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario, working in collaboration with researchers in Brazil, have used a unique genetically-modified mouse line to reveal a previously unidentified mechanism contributing to heart failure. The study, led by Marco Prado, Robert Gros and Vania Prado of London, Canada and Silvia Guatimosim of Brazil, shows how the decreased release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, a chemical messenger which slows cardiac activity,...

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2009-12-22 13:00:00

A new French study suggests that baby aspirin taken for high-risk pregnancy complications does not appear to harm brain development among very premature children assessed when 5 years old, but may even have some benefit, Reuters reported. Dr. Stephane Marret from Rouen University Hospital said it is necessary to confirm their data in other studies. He warned that physicians and pregnant women must always appreciate the potential impact on the developing baby of medications given to mothers...

2009-12-01 13:37:02

Overall use of blood-thinning agents not improving despite more options Since 1999, stroke survivors have been advised to use aspirin, prescription antiplatelet agents, or prescription anticoagulants to help avoid another stroke. Many large surveys of the U.S. population have reported the use of aspirin for secondary prevention, but commonly combine people with stroke and coronary artery disease, and only rarely report the use of antithrombotic agents other than aspirin. In an article...

2009-11-12 12:05:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Vinyl acetate World Market Outlook 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163707/Vinyl-acetate--World-Market-Outlook-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The report analyzes worldwide markets for Vinyl acetate, including Europe, Asia, North America and Latin America. It provides the most complete and current analytical account...

2009-10-03 09:18:35

The devastation of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic is well known, but a new article suggests a surprising factor in the high death toll: the misuse of aspirin. Appearing in the November 1 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases and available online now, the article sounds a cautionary note as present day concerns about the novel H1N1 virus run high. High aspirin dosing levels used to treat patients during the 1918-1919 pandemic are now known to cause, in some cases, toxicity and a dangerous...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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