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2012-04-09 09:39:40

Niacin, or vitamin B3, is the one approved drug that elevates "good" cholesterol (high density lipoprotein, HDL) while depressing "bad" cholesterol (low density lipoprotein , LDL), and has thereby attracted much attention from patients and physicians.

2012-04-04 20:53:35

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women, and evidence-based national guidelines promote the use of daily aspirin for women at increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

2012-03-29 08:55:07

Recent clinical studies have shown that general anesthesia can be harmful to infants, presenting a dilemma for both doctors and parents.

2012-03-26 23:35:35

Researchers report no significant difference in high versus low dose aspirin in preventing recurring cardiovascular events.

2012-03-26 18:22:28

Adding vorapaxar, an investigational platelet blocker, to standard antiplatelet therapy significantly reduces the risk of recurrent cardiovascular events in patients with known atherosclerosis, a hardening and narrowing of the arteries.

Do Daily Doses Of Aspirin Reduce Risk Of Cancer?
2012-03-21 11:08:18

Two new studies published this week have found that taking aspirin every day may significantly reduce the risk of many cancers and prevent tumors from spreading.

2012-03-09 02:20:36

The humble aspirin may soon have a new role. Scientists from The City College of New York have developed a new aspirin compound that has great promise to be not only an extremely potent cancer-fighter, but even safer than the classic medicine cabinet staple.


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