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2011-03-03 07:29:42

Researchers found that ibuprofen may offer protection against developing Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that causes tremors and difficulty with movement and walking. The disease affects about one million people in the U.S. "Our results show that ibuprofen may protect the brain in ways that other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and analgesics, such as aspirin or acetaminophen, cannot," Xiang Gao, MD, PhD, with Harvard School of Public Health,...

2011-03-03 07:20:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ The over-the-counter drug, ibuprofen, may offer protection against developing Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's is a brain disorder that causes tremors and difficulty with movement and walking. It affects about one million people in the United States. "Our results show that ibuprofen may protect the brain in ways that other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and analgesics, such as aspirin or acetaminophen, cannot," Xiang Gao, MD, PhD, with Harvard School...

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2011-03-03 06:20:00

Men who use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) three times a day for more than three months are 38 percent more likely to have erectile dysfunction (ED) as men who do not regularly take these drugs, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente. The link between ED and pain medications such as aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen and Celebrex remained even after ruling out age and several other conditions as possible explanations, the researchers said. The NSAIDs are believed to block...

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2011-03-01 06:35:00

According to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), researchers say parents should not immediately rush for medicines when their child displays signs of fever, as fever alone is not a cause for intervention. Reuters reports that new guidelines urge parents to recognize fever as a sign that the body is working to fight off infection and does not need to be feared. Instead, they say the main objective in treating fever in kids should be to keep them comfortable while...

2011-02-23 13:31:31

Analysis highlights cardiovascular risk of fluid retention New research shows that medications which have raised safety concerns over heart attack and stroke risks may not have gotten approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) if the cardiovascular effects of fluid retention had been better understood. Fluid retention may explain the increased risk of heart attacks and strokes of medications such as Vioxx®, Bextra®, and...

2011-02-15 15:07:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced the publication of data from a clinical trial evaluating the pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of a rapid infusion of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection compared to oral ibuprofen. The study, which was published in the January issue of American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, demonstrated that the maximum plasma concentration (Cmax) of IV ibuprofen when...

2011-02-07 07:00:00

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado start-up, UrgentRx, today announced the launch of a new line of fast-acting, powdered medications in convenient credit card-sized packets, including UrgentRx Aspirin to Go, a life-saving product specifically developed as heart attack first aid. February is the American Heart Association's American Heart Health Month, making the introduction of UrgentRx Aspirin to Go timely as research supports the benefits of taking aspirin at the first signs...

2011-01-27 05:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced the publication of data affirming the safety and efficacy of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection in treating post-operative pain in hospitalized patients. A Phase III study published in the peer-reviewed journal Pain Practice concluded that IV ibuprofen significantly reduced both morphine use and self-reported pain intensity in patients recovering from abdominal...

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2011-01-12 09:25:00

A new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on Wednesday warns that taking specific types of pain relievers could increase a person's risk of suffering a stroke or other heart-related ailment. In the study, researchers from the University of Bern in Switzerland and the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products (Swissmedic) studied the effects of seven types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and new generation anti-inflammatory drugs (COX-2 inhibitors)--naproxen,...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

Cur-OST®- all natural anti-inflammatory supplement which helps to reduce pain, improves quality of life and reduces dependence on prescription pain medications in horses and dogs afflicted with arthritis, laminitis and other inflammatory conditions. Cur-OST® is clinically proven and research supported. Jonesville, NC (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 Arthritis in horses and dogs is a debilitating condition resulting in tremendous suffering, pain and loss of function. Nouvelle Veterinary...


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