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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...

2011-04-27 07:00:00

Without GI protection, 87 per cent of NSAID users are at increased risk of developing GI complications To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/vimovo/health-canada-approves-vimovo MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ - AstraZeneca Canada Inc. announced today that Health Canada has approved VIMOVO(®) modified-release tablets for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing...

2011-01-12 07:44:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to a new study, treatment for latent tuberculosis may be hazardous for those over the age of 65. Although latent tuberculosis therapy has shown effective results in the United States and Canada in preventing the onset of active tuberculosis (TB), not everyone is safe from its potentially harmful side effects. "The primary objective for this study was to derive population-based estimates for rates of severe adverse events associated with therapy for latent...

2011-01-07 00:00:43

After decades of being told by the experts that a diet high in fiber and low in fat is the key to robust good health, why is it that one in every five Americans is being treated for Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) or acid reflux disease? While the pharmaceutical companies profit off GERD sufferers, are their no natural, effective acid reflux remedies? Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 6, 2011 Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease, (GERD) "“ more commonly known as acid reflux disease...

2010-12-21 00:01:46

Each year, the holidays present a bit of a conundrum. Everybody likes to look their best for parties and gatherings, yet at the same time, they are surrounded by more food and drink than any other time of year. Beltsville, MD (Vocus) December 20, 2010 Each year, the holidays present a bit of a conundrum. Everybody likes to look their best for parties and gatherings, yet at the same time, they are surrounded by more food and drink than any other time of year. Christmas especially is a heavy...

2010-12-20 08:12:37

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ It's reassuring to know that while eating that hearty Christmas dinner and drinking a glass of wine, digestion will be slowed, but there will be no symptoms of indigestion such as heartburn, belching, and bloating, according to this study. In order to determine the effects of alcohol on the digestive system when rich meals are consumed, investigators at the University Hospital of Zurich, led by Dr Mark Fox now at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, studied 20...

2010-12-15 14:32:58

Research: Effect on gastric function and symptoms of drinking wine, black tea, or schnapps with a Swiss cheese fondue: Randomized controlled crossover trial People can be reassured that while alcohol may slow down digestion after a rich calorific meal, enjoyed by many during the Christmas season, it will not cause indigestion symptoms such as heartburn, belching and bloating, finds research in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com today. In order to determine the effects of alcohol on the...

2010-10-18 16:00:33

Baclofen, esomeprazole investigated as treatments The impact of upper GI conditions, like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and functional dyspepsia, on sleep"”and treatments aimed at providing relief to heartburn/acid reflux patients who suffer from disordered sleep"”were explored in three new studies related to sleep dysfunction presented today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 75th Annual Scientific meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Functional dyspepsia is a...

2010-06-17 15:30:43

Four out of ten high-risk patients prescribed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) also received appropriate measures to prevent upper-gastrointestinal (UGI) problems, but the remainder did not receive adequate protection, according to a study in the June issue of Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Although the number of patients receiving preventative strategies increased five-fold over the 11-year period studied by researchers in The Netherlands, greater steps need to be...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.