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2014-01-16 20:22:22

F.A.S.T. Pain Relief is a new single-dose OTC liquid shot that recently launched in Seattle, WA SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers concerned with recent FDA warnings about risky Acetaminophen doses may be reviewing their options, and First Aid Shot Therapy® (F.A.S.T.) Liquid Pain Relief should be on their radar. This new product contains choline salicylate, which can get into the bloodstream up to five times faster than aspirin*[i], helping deliver relief from pain...

2014-01-16 16:24:28

RARITAN, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee has voted against the approval of the use of XARELTO(®) (rivaroxaban), an oral anticoagulant, to reduce the risk of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) in combination with standard antiplatelet therapy. Janssen is seeking approval of...

2014-01-10 23:03:17

A daily low-dose aspirin can help stave off heart attacks and certain clot-caused strokes. But fewer than half of the people who could benefit from this drug take it, while many others take it when they shouldn't. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Aspirin is often hailed as a wonder drug, thanks to its ability to help stave off heart attacks and clot-caused strokes. But fewer than half of people who could benefit from a daily low-dose aspirin take it, while many others take it when...

2013-12-31 23:02:12

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers' Hearing Aid Dispensers hope to educate the public the fact that quite a few commonly used medications and drugs are harmful to hearing. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Ototoxic medications are drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter (OTC), that are toxic to the ears. You can find more than 200 recognized ototoxic medications that are regularly used according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA). As a way to make it...

2013-12-31 23:01:06

Virginia Hearing Consultants' Audiologists wish to inform the public about the fact that a large number of commonly used medications are oxotoxic and may cause hearing problems. Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Both doctor-prescribed and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs can be ototoxic. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA) advises that there are more than 200 medications known to be ototoxic, many of which are commonly used. To draw attention to this issue and...

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2013-11-27 10:30:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For years, physicians have been telling their patients to monitor the amount of sodium in their food due to the potential damage it can cause to the body’s cardiovascular system. Now, a new study from UK researchers published in the British Medical Journal has found that some common medications contain enough sodium to increase the risk of a dangerous cardiovascular event. The researchers concluded that the public "should be warned about...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.