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2009-05-15 10:20:35

For many years, it has been known that aspirin is beneficial to patients suffering heart attacks and near-heart attacks. But which of the many different types of aspirin is likely to help the most?A group of researchers led by Dr. Sean Nordt from the University of California, San Diego gave three different types of aspirin to a group of volunteer research subjects: regular aspirin swallowed whole, regular aspirin chewed and swallowed, and chewable aspirin chewed and swallowed. Blood levels of...

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2009-04-29 13:08:00

A review of research suggests that taking aspirin in your 40s could cut the risk of cancer later in life, BBC News reported. Taking aspirin at an age before cancer usually develops, and for ten years, would maximize its potential to prevent the disease, according to experts. The Cancer Research UK study published in the journal Lancet Oncology said that while aspirin has been linked to a reduced risk of some cancers, and heart disease, it has also been linked to a raised risk of ulcers and...

2009-04-14 11:07:18

People who take aspirin or other drugs that prevent blood clotting appear more likely to have tiny areas of bleeding in the brain, Dutch researchers said. Dr. Meike W. Vernooij and colleagues at Erasmus MC University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, investigated the relationship between cerebral microbleeds and the use of anti-clotting medications in 1,062 individuals without dementia involved in the Rotterdam Scan Study. Participants, who were an average age 69.6, underwent...

2009-04-01 08:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., April 1, /PRNewswire/ -- EnVivo Pharmaceuticals today announced an agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) for the development and commercialization of its lead product candidate, EVP-6124, in Japan and several other Asian countries. EVP-6124 is EnVivo's novel alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist currently in development for cognition enhancement in patients with Alzheimer's disease and Schizophrenia. EnVivo recently reported positive results...

2009-03-31 08:15:00

Test confirms antiplatelet effectiveness of aspirin in new super pill ORLANDO, Fla. and DENVER, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX) announced today that its AspirinWorks Test was used by investigators in The Indian POLYCAP Study (TIPS) to help determine patients' response to aspirin and/or statin therapy. The TIPS trial examined the effect of combinations of aspirin, statin and three blood-pressure-lowering drugs on blood pressure,...

2009-03-24 08:15:00

AspirinWorks(R) Test through AMS Laboratories tells doctors, patients if aspirin therapy is working to prevent heart attack and stroke DENVER, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A simple test is now available in the Wichita, Kan., area that determines if the aspirin you are taking to prevent a heart attack or stroke is effective. The AspirinWorks(R) Test (www.aspirinworks.com) is available to doctors across Kansas through AMS Laboratory. Edwin Harned, AMS Laboratory president and CEO, said...

2009-03-18 08:26:17

Washington, DC "“ The President of the American College of Preventive Medicine commended the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today for its recommendations on aspirin use for primary prevention of heart attack and stroke, released in the March 17 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, citing its improved specificity over previous guidelines.The task force recommends aspirin use for prevention of cardiovascular disease when the benefits clearly outweigh the risks or harms....

2009-03-18 08:15:00

Test measures urinary 11dhTxB2 to assess aspirin effect DENVER, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has announced it will be exhibiting its AspirinWorks(R) Test March 29 - 31 at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 58th Annual Scientific Session. The annual meeting will take place in Orlando, Fla., at the Orange County Convention Center. Corgenix representatives will be on-hand...

2009-03-17 10:22:00

- Bayer Applauds USPSTF for Providing More Specific Guidance to Maximize Appropriate Aspirin Use - MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today strongly recommends that patients and clinicians consider the use of aspirin for preventing first heart attack and stroke, while considering benefits and risks. These recommendations, published in today's issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, build on the Task Force's 2002 recommendations that...

2009-03-16 16:42:00

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) underscores the value of regular aspirin use in preventing heart attacks and strokes among many adults, the head of Partnership for Prevention said today. The USPSTF found that regular aspirin use reduces first heart attacks in men and first strokes in women. The recommendation applies to men between the ages of 45 and 79 and to women 55 to 79. Aspirin should be used...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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