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Aspirin Lowers Melanoma Risk In Post-Menopausal Women
2013-03-12 06:21:27

In a study of nearly 60,000 post-menopausal women, researchers found that those who used aspirin on a regular basis were less likely to be diagnosed with melanoma, and longer use of the popular pain killer translated into even more protection, with those on the pill for more than five years seeing the biggest benefit.

2013-02-13 11:28:50

A study in this week's PLOS Medicine finds that the painkiller diclofenac (a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in the same class as aspirin) is the most commonly used NSAID in the 15 countries studied and is included in the essential medicines lists of 74 low-, middle- and high-income countries, despite its known tendency to cause heart attacks and strokes in vulnerable patients.

2013-02-12 10:23:42

Strokes that occur during or shortly after surgery can be devastating, resulting in longer hospital stays and increased risks of death or long-term disability.

Unmarried Men And Women At Higher Risk Of Fatal And Non-Fatal Heart Attack
2013-01-31 09:34:36

For some, being single has its perks and advantages. For others, marriage is viewed as being more advantageous than living the life as a bachelor or bachelorette. For those people, they may be right in more ways than one.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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