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Medication Mistakes Occur Frequently In Younger Children

Medication Mistakes Occur Frequently In Younger Children

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An alarming new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that between 2002 and 2012 an incident involving children taking medicine they weren’t supposed to occurred about every eight...

Latest Aspirin Stories

2014-10-14 16:28:36

- Presented at the 2014 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that treatment with intravenous ibuprofen was superior in reducing temperatures in hospitalized, febrile pediatric patients when compared to treatment with oral or suppository acetaminophen. These results were presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in San...

2014-10-10 23:04:26

Daily aspirin is recommended for those with existing cardiovascular disease. For otherwise healthy men, the small potential benefit of aspirin must be weighed against the risk of unwanted bleeding. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 For men who have had a heart attack, stroke, or other problem related to clogged arteries, the benefits of taking aspirin outweigh the risks. In this group, the benefits include preventing a first or repeat heart attack or stroke or dying prematurely from...

2014-10-10 16:24:30

- To be presented at the American Anesthesiology(TM) 2014 Conference NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that preoperative intravenous ibuprofen improved overall quality of recovery in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery. These results will be presented at the American Anesthesiology 2014 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana....

2014-09-18 08:26:01

-- Phase III RAINBOW Trial Data Published in The Lancet Oncology -- INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that results of the global Phase III trial of ramucirumab (CYRAMZA(TM)) in combination with paclitaxel in patients with advanced gastric (stomach) cancer or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma were published in the online version of The Lancet Oncology. In the trial, known as RAINBOW, the addition of ramucirumab to...

2014-09-15 08:30:06

WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bayer HealthCare LLC announces an exciting innovation in the nighttime pain reliever category with the launch of Aleve(®) PM, now available at retailers nationwide. Aleve PM is the first over-the-counter (OTC) PM product with a safe sleep aid plus the 12-hour pain relieving strength of Aleve for pain relief that can last until the morning. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145837 Aleve PM is a two pill dose. Each...

2014-09-08 08:29:52

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products, today announced that it has reached a full settlement with Mallinckrodt Inc. of Nuvo's claims and Mallinckrodt's counterclaim relating to Nuvo's license to Mallinckrodt of the right to market and sell Pennsaid(®) and Pennsaid 2% in the United States. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Mallinckrodt will return...

2014-09-05 23:05:16

Researchers in Australia say aspirin may temporarily stave off mesothelioma in asbestos-exposed mice, but will not keep the disease from developing. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Scientists at the University of Western Australia have found that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin and COX-2 inhibitor pain relievers like Celebrex do not appear to prevent mesothelioma, as they had hoped. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the research. Click here to...

fever origins
2014-08-28 03:00:29

David Engblom, Linköping University Fever is a response to inflammation, and is triggered by an onset of the signaling substance prostaglandin. Researchers at Linköping University can now see precisely where these substances are produced – a discovery that paves the way for smarter drugs. When you take an aspirin, all production of prostaglandins in the body is suppressed. All symptoms of inflammation are eased simultaneously, including fever, pain and loss of appetite. But it might...

Aspirin May Reduce The Risk Of Blood Clots Reoccurring
2014-08-27 03:05:36

American Heart Association Aspirin may be a promising alternative for those who can’t take long-term anticoagulant drugs that prevent clots from reoccurring in the veins, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In a combined analysis of two similar independent studies, 1,224 patients who received 100 mg of aspirin a day to treat blood clots were monitored for at least two years. In the International Collaboration of Aspirin Trials for...

2014-08-25 08:27:26

New Indication in Chronic Pain Marks Company's Third FDA Approval in Less Than a Year PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac) capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), for the management of osteoarthritis pain. This marks the second indication...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.