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Many Doctors Don’t Recommend Taking Baby Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks, Despite Guidelines
2014-08-08 03:37:55

University of Rochester Medical Center A majority of middle-aged men and women eligible to take aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke do not recall their doctors ever telling them to do so, according to a University of Rochester study of a national sample of more than 3,000 patients. Published online by the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the finding illustrates a common disconnect between public health guidelines and what occurs in clinical practice. The UR study is...

2014-07-01 15:14:56

Universitat Basel The risk of developing cancer increases with age. Factors like smoking and regular aspirin use also affect the risk of cancer – although in the opposite sense. Researchers from the University of Basel were now able to show that aspirin use and smoking both influence aging processes of the female genome that are connected to colorectal cancer. The Journal of the National Cancer Institute has published their results. Already in the 1990s, scientists discovered that...

2014-06-28 12:06:47

American Association for Cancer Research The longer a person took low-dose aspirin, the lower his or her risk for developing pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "We found that the use of low-dose aspirin was associated with cutting the risk of pancreatic cancer in half, with some evidence that the longer low-dose aspirin was used, the lower the risk," said...

2014-06-18 12:37:19

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Migraines, often considered to be the most debilitating of all headaches, are believed to affect approximately 37 million people in the U.S. Sufferers frequently live in fear of the next headache onset, experience a disrupted sense of well-being, have a restricted ability to work and can develop family and other relationship problems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120118/CG37630LOGO For relief, many...

2014-06-03 11:21:00

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Early but promising results lead to Phase II national trial In an aggressive disease known for poor response rates, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found patients with advanced colorectal cancer responded well to a combination therapy of the drugs vermurafenib, cetuximab and irinotecan. The Phase I trial, presented Saturday, May 31 in a poster discussion at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's...

2014-05-29 08:29:40

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products today announced that a third party has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market and sell a topical diclofenac sodium 1.5% solution in the United States. The product is a generic version of Nuvo's PENNSAID (diclofenac sodium topical solution) 1.5% w/w (PENNSAID 1.5%). Mallinckrodt Inc. (NYSE:MNK)...

2014-05-12 11:46:31

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Cardiac Screening Test May Help Determine Who Should Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attack A study involving the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation shows that a simple test to measure plaque in the arteries of the heart may help doctors better determine who will and will not benefit from use of aspirin therapy to prevent heart disease. For over 30 years, aspirin has been known to prevent heart attacks and strokes, but who exactly should take...

2014-05-01 08:37:16

Charitable Campaign Urges Women to Help Prepare for a Heart Attack by Including Bayer® Aspirin in Their Handbags WHIPPANY, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the U.S., nearly 300,000 women have heart attacks,(i) yet most women's handbags are better prepared to manage a broken nail (55%) or bad hair day (36%) than a heart attack (17%).(ii) Today, Bayer HealthCare, the makers of Bayer® Aspirin and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announce...

2014-04-24 10:48:03

The humble aspirin may have just added another beneficial effect beyond its ability to ameliorate headaches and reduce the risk of heart attacks: lowering colon cancer risk among people with high levels of a specific type of gene. The extraordinary finding comes from a multi-institutional team that analyzed data and other material from two long-term studies involving nearly 128,000 participants. The researchers found that individuals whose colons have high levels of a specific gene product...

2014-04-23 23:05:26

Market Size - $239.5 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 8.6%, Market Trends – Growing food and preservative uses of salicylic acid. View Complete Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/salicylic-acid-market-analysis San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The global market for salicylic acid is expected to reach USD 426.8 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing use of salicylic acid in cosmetics coupled with the...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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