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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...

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2013-06-18 19:16:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study has determined a possible explanation as to why aspirin is able to lower the risk of some cancers. Aspirin has been known to lower the risk of cancers, and researchers wrote in the journal PLOS Genetics that the reason why is because the medicine slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition. "Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, which are...

2013-06-11 23:02:38

Teen knowledge on migraines is limited on signs, symptoms, and treatments. Many teenage girls misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen symptoms. Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Migraine headaches are surprisingly common among teenage girls, yet many have limited knowledge of the disorder and frequently misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen their symptoms, a noted headache researcher says. Dr. Mitra Assadi, director of the Headache Center at Capital Health´s...

2013-06-06 23:03:32

Merchant Research and Consulting Ltd. is happy to offer its monthly market monitoring service covering the latest trends of the market for acetic acid. London, UK (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Estimated at slightly over 6 million tonnes in 2000, the worldwide demand for acetic acid is expected to surpass a 15 million tonnes mark by 2021. To quench customers´ thirst for the product, acetic acid producers are expected to launch new capacities in the years to come, with most projects located in...

2013-06-06 20:00:06

While aspirin has been shown to be effective in preventing heart attacks in men, it also increases the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and possibly stroke, even at low doses. As such, national guidelines suggest that aspirin be used for prevention only in men at higher risk for cardiovascular events, so that the benefits of aspirin are greater than its adverse effects. Recent data suggest that aspirin may also be effective for reducing cancer deaths. Would the possible combined health...

2013-06-06 18:31:08

The CatSalut protocol implies the immediate transfer of a patient who suffers a heart attack to a center with hemodynamic unit The Cardiovascular Research Laboratory of the IDIBELL led by the cardiologist of the Bellvitge University Hospital José Luis Ferreiro has conducted a study on the effect of antiplatelet drugs given to high risk patients suffering from acute myocardial infaction (heart attack) in the context of the Infarction Code. The study concludes that when...

2013-05-28 21:52:37

Resolvins are molecules naturally produced by the body from omega-3 fatty acids — a process that can be jumpstarted by common aspirin. In a new study, published in The FASEB Journal, researchers at Karolinska Institutet describe how resolvins could protect against the cognitive impairment that often affects recovery of surgical and critically ill patients. The study adds new knowledge on how peripheral surgery affects the brain and neuronal function contributing to the processes of...

2013-05-28 12:25:01

A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology will help people who take blood thinners decide whether or not to take them during surgery or other medical procedures. The guideline is published in the May 28, 2013, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. People who have had a stroke often take blood thinners such as aspirin or warfarin to prevent another stroke. Blood thinners, or anticlotting drugs, are also used to prevent a first...


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