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2014-08-08 10:45:03

New research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) reveals taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing – and dying from – the major cancers of the digestive tract, i.e. bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer.

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

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

2014-07-01 15:14:56

The risk of developing cancer increases with age.

2014-06-28 12:06:47

The longer a person took low-dose aspirin, the lower his or her risk for developing pancreatic cancer.

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

2014-06-03 11:21:00

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.

2014-05-29 08:29:40

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc.

2014-05-12 11:46:31

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.

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.,

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.