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Potential New Treatment To Prevent Strokes Reported By Scientists
2012-11-26 10:39:23

University of Warwick Scientists may have discovered a new way to prevent strokes in high risk patients, according to research from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW). Work by a new research group, led by Professor Donald Singer, Professor of Therapeutics at Warwick Medical School and Professor Chris Imray from UHCW, has now been published in US journal Stroke. The group is using ultrasound scanning to look at patients with carotid...

2012-11-21 06:20:29

This discovery holds the potential to reduce healthcare costs for many common inflammatory diseases such as cancer and diabetesSingapore, Nov 21, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR scientists have identified the enzyme, telomerase, as a cause of chronic inflammation in human cancers. Chronic inflammation is now recognized as a key underlying cause for the development of many human cancers, autoimmune disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, and metabolic diseases such as diabetes. This enzyme,...

Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Aggressive Ovarian Cancer
2012-10-10 15:16:43

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Aspirin has been getting a lot of press lately. Its virtues have been extolled in its defense against prostate cancer in men and cognitive health decline in the elderly. As a blood thinner, its risk has been largely offset by its potential benefit for heart health. More recently, a Danish study has indicated that aspirin may actually decrease the risk of aggressive forms of ovarian cancer. Dating back to Hippocrates, the...

Prescription Drugs: Still Potent Years After Expiration Date
2012-10-09 08:29:52

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every year millions of people are tossing out drugs that have reached or passed their expiration dates; many could be doing so because they believe such drugs are not as potent as they once were. However, a new analysis of eight prescription drugs that have well-surpassed their discard date, some by as much as 40 years, has found that these drugs are just as potent as the day they were manufactured. Just as most consumers are...

2012-10-04 10:43:41

Inflammation has a role in heart disease and may also be implicated in aging brain Daily low dose aspirin could slow the decline in brain power among elderly women at high risk of heart disease, indicates observational research published in the online journal BMJ Open. The researchers base their findings on 681 women between the ages of 70 and 92, 601 of whom were at high risk of heart disease and stroke, defined as a 10% or greater risk on a validated risk scale (Framingham). All...

Aspirin As Cancer Preventive
2012-10-01 21:35:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Growing evidence is suggesting that aspirin, the pain reliever drug used to fend off aches and heart disease, may also be able to prevent cancer. Studies are showing that taking aspirin may reduce an individual's chances of developing colorectal cancer and maybe some other types of malignancies. Although the evidence is growing, so far it still hasn't outweighed the risks of prescribing aspirin to millions of healthy people....


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