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2013-10-16 23:33:08

Achieve is conducting a randomized, single-dose study comparing the efficacy and safety of a combination of acetaminophen and aspirin vs placebo in the acute treatment of migraine headaches. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this Migraine Clinical Trial in Alabama, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you may...

2013-10-16 23:33:03

As Pradaxa Side-Effects Lawsuits Mount in U.S., Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration Cautions Doctors to Carefully Consider Patients’ Risk Factors for Bleeding Before Prescribing Pradaxa. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a new warning to doctors in that country regarding the potential for Pradaxa side-effects such as bleeding, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. According to a posting on the agency’s website,...

2013-10-14 14:33:16

May affect risk of developing esophageal and gastric cancer Overweight adolescents were twice as likely as their normal weight peers to later develop esophageal cancer in a recent study from Israel. The study, which is published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, also found that lower socioeconomic status as well as immigration from higher risk countries were important determinants of gastric cancer. Zohar Levi, MD, MHA, of the Rabin Medical...

2013-10-07 13:08:01

Feeling an ache or a pain may have you reaching for the nearest over-the-counter pain medication, but it is important to know the basics when it comes to medicating, say doctors at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. John Rogers, professor of family and community medicine at BCM, said the three most common over-the-counter pain relievers are acetaminophen, ibuprofen and naproxen. Read direction labels “The best advice is to read the direction labels and warnings and follow those...

2013-09-30 15:46:48

Researchers believe they have discovered how aspirin improves survival in patients diagnosed with colon cancer, the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013) heard today (Monday). Although previous research has shown that taking low dose aspirin after being diagnosed with colon cancer improves patient outcome, the reasons why this happens remain unknown. The new research has shown that aspirin improves outcome in patients whose tumor cells express a specific protein on their surface; the...

2013-09-12 23:18:01

NSAIDs can help relieve pain and reduce inflammation from arthritis and other chronic aches and pains. However, you want to use the lowest dose for the shortest time. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 For aching joints or a throbbing head, millions of Americans turn to aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) every day. They are generally safe, but if not used carefully NSAIDs can have a dark side, according to the September 2013...

2013-09-05 23:00:38

Guerbet announces first US adult injection of Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Guerbet announced today that Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, NY recently performed the first US adult injection of Dotarem® (gadoterate meglumine), the only macrocyclic and ionic gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The procedure was performed in an adult with borderline renal function. It follows the first...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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