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2011-09-14 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to building a portfolio of products for the topical treatment of pain and the development of its immune modulating drug candidate WF10, today announced that its U.S. marketing partner, Mallinckrodt Inc., a Covidien company (NYSE: COV), has announced that they intend to pursue the Supplementary New Drug Application (sNDA) regulatory approval pathway for...

Trans Fats From Ruminant Animals May Be Beneficial
2011-09-08 04:51:33

  A Canadian review, published in the latest edition of Advances In Nutrition suggests that trans fatty acids from ruminant animal sources, dairy, beef and lamb, may have beneficial health effects including reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Dr. Spencer Proctor, one of the review authors and Director of the Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases Laboratory at the University of Alberta in Canada says, “The body of evidence clearly points to a change needed...

2011-08-22 11:13:00

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, will use the aerial application of herbicides to help maintain the rights-of-way under some of its West Virginia power lines. The maintenance program is designed to enhance the safety and reliability of its electric service by controlling vegetation that has the potential to interfere with power lines. The company will be applying the herbicides in Clay, Braxton, Nicholas and Webster...

2011-08-20 12:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that the results of a recently published study, funded by the US National Institutes of Health, relating to the Omega-3 fatty acids, in 2,735 adult patients that took 14 years to complete, finds circulating individual fatty acids of EPA and DHA, as well as total Omega-3 fatty acids, are associated with the lower incidences of CHF. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: EPA, DHA or DPA of Omega-3? Which one is more important for the heart health?...

2011-08-09 00:00:28

The online Canadian pharmacy Big Mountain Drugs is offering teens struggling with both acne and the high price of acne medications a bargain on popular prescription acne treatments. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Most (approximately 85%) of teens develop some sort of acne. The teen age years are a time when our personalities and self concept are developing, and acceptance from our peers is vitally important to us. Taunts like "pizza face" are hurtful at any age, but can be...

2011-06-30 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to building a portfolio of products primarily for the treatment of pain, today announced receipt from Mallinckrodt Inc., a Covidien company (Covidien), of top-line results from a Phase 2 study conducted by Covidien, of twice-daily administration of PENNSAID(®) Viscous Solution (topical diclofenac sodium viscous solution) 2% w/w, previously referred...

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2011-06-06 09:45:00

Retinoic acid receptor antagonist interferes with sperm production Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center are honing in on the development of what may be the first non-steroidal, oral contraceptive for men. Tests of low doses of a compound that interferes with retinoic acid receptors (RARs), whose ligands are metabolites of dietary vitamin A, showed that it caused sterility in male mice. Earlier results of the experiments using this RAR antagonist were published in the June 1st...

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Finding the omega 3 / omega 6 balance by eating the right foods is essential to health. A new healthy eating guide can aid in reaching this balance. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 The typical American diet contains a dangerous imbalance of omega 3s and 6s. Wellwise.org has joined the campaign of Dr. Bill Lands, the world's foremost authority on essential fatty acids, to give Americans healthier lifestyle choices by providing access to Dr. Lands' extensive research on the omega 3 and...

2011-05-11 07:35:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack within as little as one week of treatment, and a 55 percent...

2011-05-10 13:20:54

Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack, according to research published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack...