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2009-02-19 14:27:51

The U.S. Geological Survey says it has determined chemicals used to remove ice from airport runways may do more environmental harm than previously realized. The USGS says 67 percent of U.S. airports that apply deicers to runways use a potassium acetate compound that might be harmful to aquatic life. Airports during the 1990s airports began using that compound to replace urea, which was known to contribute toxic ammonia to nearby streams. In the first published study of potassium acetate in...

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2009-02-07 15:04:31

A new British study finds that taking ibuprofen or aspirin, even in very low doses, might protect against stomach cancer. The research found that those who had taken aspirin at least once during the previous year reduced by 36 percent their chances of developing cancer in the middle or lower parts of the stomach, when compared with those who had taken no aspirin. Taking similar doses of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as ibuprofen, reduced the chances of developing...

2009-02-02 08:00:00

- Strong @Heart Campaign Encourages the 44 Million Women Living with or at Risk of Heart Disease to Become Advocates for Women's Heart Health - WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the U.S.,(i) yet women are still not receiving the same in-hospital treatment that men do for heart attacks and as a result, they may be more likely to die.(ii) In an effort to address this problem, Bayer Healthcare LLC, the makers of Bayer Aspirin, and WomenHeart, the...

2008-12-15 15:10:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) is announcing today the appointment of Celanese Corp. (NYSE: CE) as its new marketing partner for the company's ethyl acetate product for the Americas. As of January 1, 2009, the agreement allows Celanese to distribute ethyl acetate from Solutia's sites in Springfield, Mass., and Trenton, Mich., in order to supplement its own production and sales in the Americas region. The combined ethyl acetate capacity from Solutia's...

2008-11-11 12:00:06

POZEN Inc.'s (NASDAQ:POZN) PA32520 product candidate (enteric coated aspirin 325 mg with immediate release omeprazole 20 mg) may provide less upper gastrointestinal mucosal damage usually associated with higher doses of aspirin therapy, and may allow for treatment with higher doses of aspirin (up to 325 mg/daily) to maximize cardiovascular protection, according to new data presented today at the American Heart Association's (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Findings...

2008-11-05 09:00:34

DENVER, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: CONX) , a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has announced it will be exhibiting its AspirinWorks(R) Test November 9 - 11 in booth No. 2536 at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2008 in New Orleans, La. New CHARISMA trial findings recently published in the American Heart Association's peer-reviewed medical journal Circulation confirm that elevated urinary levels of...

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2008-10-17 10:40:00

While it is successful for those who have had a previous heart condition or have suffered a stroke, aspirin should not be regularly given to prevent a heart attack for a person that has diabetes, research states. "Although aspirin is cheap and universally available, practitioners and authors of guidelines need to heed the evidence that aspirin should be prescribed only in patients with established symptomatic cardiovascular disease," said William Hiatt of the University of Colorado. Hiatt...

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2008-10-08 12:30:00

An international study is suggesting that regular use of common painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen could reduce the risk of breast cancer. Examining information from 2.7 million women, the research showed aspirin cut the risk by 13%, while ibuprofen lowered it by a fifth. But experts warned long-term use of painkillers could have serious side effects. Many previous studies have tackled the role of painkillers in breast cancer, and the latest is a review of 38 of these, combining their...

2008-09-23 12:00:00

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 press@researchandmarkets.com Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ ecb93b/vinyl_acetate_mark) has announced the addition of the "Vinyl Acetate Market Outlook 2008" report to their offering. The report analyzes worldwide markets for Vinyl acetate, including Europe, Asia, North America and Latin...

2008-09-08 12:00:08

By Lisa Smyth Cases of heart disease and strokes could be cut by simply taking an aspirin a day, medical experts have said. Lisa Smyth examines the latest claims being made about the so-called wonder drug Aspirin has hit the headlines again - this time for its apparent revolutionary powers to ward off some of the UK's biggest killers before they happen. Medical experts have prescribed a daily dose of aspirin for millions of people to beat heart disease and strokes. Researchers...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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