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2013-07-26 18:38:55

Study finds that high platelet reactivity on clopidogrel predicts stent thrombosis, heart attack, and bleeding but is not directly linked to death Patients who receive a drug-eluting stent (DES) and demonstrate high platelet reactivity on clopidogrel are more likely to have blood clots form on the stent and to suffer a heart attack; however, these patients are less likely to develop bleeding complications. One-year results of the ADAPT-DES trial will be published online July 26, 2013, in...

2013-07-23 23:00:09

Glenn Parris’ “The Renaissance of Aspirin” treats readers to intrigue and adventure. Georgia (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 When Dr. Jonas Salk invented the vaccine to poliomyelitis, he refused to patent it, and instead, he gave the cure away for free, refusing to make monetary gains from his creation due to his desire to better the world by ridding it of a debilitating disease. Unfortunately, similar acts of magnanimity are few and far between in the modern, corporate-dominated world, where...

2013-07-22 23:22:07

Adaptrin®, Released A Statement Today Explaining How Its All Natural, Scientifically Proven, Tibetan Herbal Supplement Formula Acts Much Like Baby Aspirin in support of Cardiovascular Health. While baby aspirin is advised for cardiovascular health, Adaptrin® can offer additional benefits that go beyond aspirin’s properties. Staten Island, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Adaptrin®, Released A Statement Today Explaining How Its All Natural, Scientifically Proven, Tibetan...

2013-07-22 23:00:09

For men with heart disease, steps that prevent heart attacks include taking needed medications, staying physically active, adopting a healthy diet, engaging in a cardiac rehabilitation program, getting a flu shot, drinking alcohol in moderation, and maintaining a healthy weight. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Sometimes there seems to be no end to the media's advice for men about heart health. The ever-expanding menu of foods that are good for the heart and bad for it, the must-do...

2013-06-27 11:55:56

Phase 3 clinical trial in China, designed in partnership with UC San Francisco, could change standard of care in US Results of a Phase III clinical trial showed that a simple drug regimen of two anti-clotting drugs — clopidogrel and aspirin — lowered the risk of stroke by almost one-third, compared to the standard therapy of aspirin alone, when given to patients who had minor or transient stroke symptoms to prevent subsequent attacks. Described this week in the New England...

2013-06-26 13:00:56

In 2 large studies, the association between aspirin use and risk of colorectal cancer was affected by mutation of the gene BRAF, with regular aspirin use associated with a lower risk of BRAF-wild-type colorectal cancer but not with risk of BRAF-mutated cancer, findings that suggest that BRAF-mutant colon tumor cells may be less sensitive to the effect of aspirin, according to a study in the June 26 issue of JAMA. Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide....

2013-06-21 12:49:39

One of the largest clinical trials done in infants with congenital (present at birth) heart diseases, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows that the increasingly common practice of using the drug clopidogrel (Plavix®) to reduce shunt-related blood flow issues is not effective in the dose studied. “Once again, pediatric-specific research shows that newborns and infants are not little adults," said David Wessel, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Children's National Medical...

2013-06-19 23:24:40

Adaptrin® announced today details of how its scientifically proven, all natural Tibetan herbal supplement, promotes cardiovascular health in both men and women. While baby aspirin is often advised for patients at risk for cardiovascular disease, Adaptrin® can offer similar long-term benefits for cardiovascular health, all of which are supported by both long standing traditions and clinical studies. Staten Island, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Adaptrin® announced today details...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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