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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...

2013-11-13 23:28:37

Thomas Jefferson University researchers discover a difference in platelet biology in people of African versus European descent. The findings could have implications for the treatment of heart disease. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Thomas Jefferson University researchers have discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a new understanding of the effects of race on heart disease. The...

2013-11-11 10:27:07

Thomas Jefferson University researchers have discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a new understanding of the effects of race on heart disease. The finding could one day help doctors provide more individualized treatment of heart disease and other blood-clot-related illnesses, according to research publishing online November 10th in Nature Medicine. The finding may also provide an...


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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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