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Latest Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug Stories

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

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.

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.

2012-06-21 22:57:55

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.

2012-05-30 05:27:08

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.

2012-04-16 13:08:31

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.

2012-04-12 09:52:52

A study in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine shows a serious complication of ERCP, a procedure commonly used to diagnose and treat problems of the bile and pancreatic ducts, may be eliminated with a single dose medication.

2012-03-22 21:25:09

Antidepressants can play a key role in alleviating painful conditions like osteoarthritis and may result in fewer side effects than traditionally prescribed drug regimes, such as anti-inflammatories and opioids.

2012-03-14 21:03:11

A large international study indicates that anti-inflammatory drugs may become a new tool for preventing and treating coronary heart disease (CHD), the leading global cause of death.


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