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2013-07-05 23:02:16

Harvard-trained, board certified Pain Management Expert Reza Ghorbani, MD, ABIPP, FIPP discusses the epidemic of women overdosing on pain killers. Washington, District of Columbia (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 A July 2013 report from the Centers for Disease Control on women dying from prescription painkiller overdoses are shocking. However, not really surprising to medical professionals who see these powerful drugs, called opioids, abused everyday. Even so, when reading that the death rate for...

Aspirin Lowers Melanoma Risk In Post-Menopausal Women
2013-03-12 06:21:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A 2010 study led by Oxford University found that taking low-dose aspirin every day could help reduce the risk of cancer by up to 20 percent. That good news has now been upgraded for women, after a Stanford University study has recently found that aspirin may also guard against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. In a study of nearly 60,000 post-menopausal women, researchers found that those who used aspirin on a regular...

Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Aggressive Ovarian Cancer
2012-10-10 15:16:43

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Aspirin has been getting a lot of press lately. Its virtues have been extolled in its defense against prostate cancer in men and cognitive health decline in the elderly. As a blood thinner, its risk has been largely offset by its potential benefit for heart health. More recently, a Danish study has indicated that aspirin may actually decrease the risk of aggressive forms of ovarian cancer. Dating back to Hippocrates, the...

Aspirin As Cancer Preventive
2012-10-01 21:35:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Growing evidence is suggesting that aspirin, the pain reliever drug used to fend off aches and heart disease, may also be able to prevent cancer. Studies are showing that taking aspirin may reduce an individual's chances of developing colorectal cancer and maybe some other types of malignancies. Although the evidence is growing, so far it still hasn't outweighed the risks of prescribing aspirin to millions of healthy people....

2012-08-10 23:02:14

Omega 3 fish oils like those found in the Nordic Naturals Omega 3 Fish oils among other nutritional supplements have been clinically proven to promote a healthier heart. One fast growing internet company has made it their mission to get the word out on heart healthy products. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 A small but fast growing internet company in New York has decided that it's time to differentiate itself by putting its clients health first and foremost and put a specific focus on...

2012-06-21 22:57:55

Drugs target Nox2 enzyme directly instead of acting as antioxidants Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new type of anti-inflammatory compound that may be useful in treating a wide range of conditions, including neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases. These compounds inhibit the enzyme Nox2, part of a family of enzymes responsible for producing reactive oxygen species (ROS). "Nox2 inhibitors could be valuable with many conditions where inflammation...

2012-05-30 05:27:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — It´s no secret that people who double up on sunscreen get more protection from the sun, but a new study suggests that those who frequently take painkillers may receive some of the same benefits. Sigrún Alba Jóhannesdóttir, BSc, of Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, and her colleagues conducted a study to see if taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, i.e. aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen) would decrease...

2012-04-16 13:08:31

Increases risk of upper GI complications To relieve pain, arthritis sufferers are prescribed medications that may include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors, both of which can irritate the digestive tract. At times additional drugs are co-prescribed with NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors to prevent adverse gastrointestinal (GI) effects. Now a new study available today in the American College of Rheumatology journal, Arthritis & Rheumatism,...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'