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Latest Aspirin Stories

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.

2012-06-11 11:41:23

Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure.

2012-06-04 17:45:45

Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness and improve our overall health.

Aspirin Vs. Warfarin: Both Effective For Heart Failure Treatment
2012-05-03 08:22:43

Less costly aspirin is as effective for heart failure patients with normal heart rhythm as other more expensive drugs, such as warfarin, according to breakthrough research published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine.

2012-05-02 21:20:19

After nearly 13 years of study and intense debate, a pair of new papers from the Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania have confirmed exactly how a once-popular class of anti-inflammatory drugs leads to cardiovascular risk for people taking it.

2012-05-01 05:17:41

Periodontitis, a disease that inflames the tissue around the teeth, affects more than half of adults, and has been linked to an increased risk of stroke and heart problems. Now, there’s new investigation looking at fish oil as a possible therapy.

Aspirin Ingredient Triggers Possible Cancer, Diabetes-Fighting Protein
2012-04-21 05:25:56

An international team of scientists has discovered a link between the active ingredient in aspirin and a protein which helps regulate cell growth and metabolism -- a link which could mean that the same anti-inflammatory medication and pain reliever might potentially be able to help treat cancer and prevent Type 2 Diabetes.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.