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2012-08-12 08:18:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports Taking a daily dose of aspirin can help fight off stomach, esophageal or colorectal cancer, claims a new study published in the latest edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. In a study of more than 100,000 healthy individuals who were placed on a daily low-dose aspirin regiment, researchers with the American Cancer Society in Atlanta discovered that the painkilling drug can reduce the risk of developing cancer and slow the spread of...

Excedrin Recall Forces Migraine Patients To Pay Up Or Switch
2012-07-15 05:50:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Six months after Excedrin was pulled from store shelves as part of a recall, migraine patients face a difficult dilemma -- try to find an alternative and nearly-as-effective method of treatment, or pay exorbitant prices online for a product that they know can help alleviate the pain caused by their severe headaches. According to Kim Carollo of ABC News, Excedrin was pulled on January 8 -- along with the stimulant No-Doz, the oral...

2012-07-06 23:01:37

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Arizona woman who took Plavix (clopidogrel) and suffered from two gastrointestinal hemorrhages. The lawsuit claims that the blood thinner caused the bleeding, along with other serious and permanent injuries. (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed a lawsuit alleging the use of Plavix caused gastrointestinal hemorrhaging in one...

2012-06-25 21:07:35

Many patients with type 2 diabetes may be aspirin resistant. That means the standard aspirin dose may not protect them against blood clots that cause heart attacks and strokes among diabetics, a new clinical study finds. The results will be presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. "This result adds to our understanding of the prevalence of this problem, which varies considerably among studies," said lead author Subhashini Yaturu, M.D., section chief of...

2012-06-15 23:03:13

Parker Waichman LLP has filed three lawsuits on behalf of the estates of victims who suffered fatal gastrointestinal and/or cerebral hemorrhaging allegedly due to the blood thinner, Plavix. (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, has filed lawsuits alleging Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis´ Plavix caused the wrongful deaths of three patients. The suits were filed on May 30th in the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.