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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.

New Evidence Could Tip The Balance In Aspirin Cancer Prevention Care
2012-04-10 03:27:11

A new report by American Cancer Society scientists says new data showing aspirin's potential role in reducing the risk of cancer death bring us considerably closer to the time when cancer prevention can be included in clinical guidelines for the use of aspirin in preventative care.

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.


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