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2011-05-09 13:10:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals, a leading healthcare solutions company, today announced the launch of the "Apply Yourself!" Campaign, created to encourage people suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) hand and knee pain to make pain relief a top personal priority. Former professional basketball player Allan Houston has joined the campaign to share his personal journey of how he approached his OA knee pain and developed a strategy in partnership with...

2011-05-03 13:13:48

Study seeks to raise awareness of ingredients such as acetaminophen to prevent harm People take billions of doses of over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol every year, but many do not pay attention to the active ingredients they contain, such as acetaminophen, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. That lack of knowledge about popular pain relievers plus particular ignorance of acetaminophen's presence in more than 600 over-the-counter and prescription medicines could be a key...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

American Pain Foundation, the nation's leading advocacy group for people with pain, releases new pain medication safety resources on acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This new safety module will be launched with the release of a national public service announcement emphasizing the safe use of pain treatment options. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 The American Pain Foundation (APF) announced today the launch of new information and resources on pain...

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...

2011-04-26 23:01:00

BALTIMORE, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Pain Foundation (APF) announced today the launch of new information and resources on pain medication safety for acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) as a part of its PainSAFE(TM) educational initiative. The new information will be launched with a national public service announcement (PSA) emphasizing the safe use of pain treatment options, particularly medications containing NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen,...

2011-04-11 05:00:00

DENVER, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life-saving Colorado start-up UrgentRx today announced the company's new line of fast-acting, powdered medications in convenient credit card-sized packets are available now at Dahl's pharmacies, Hy-Vee grocery stores, and convenience stores throughout Iowa. UrgentRx® first made its powdered medications available across Colorado in February. The company's initial product line consists of UrgentRx Aspirin to Go, UrgentRx Headache...

2011-04-06 16:00:35

Results may lead to safer chemoprevention Numerous studies show that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce the risk of colon cancer. However, animal studies testing the NSAID naproxen or its derivative, NO-naproxen, have focused primarily on chemically-induced tumor formation. Now, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center find that naproxen and NO-naproxen reduce tumor formation in a strain of mutant mice that spontaneously develop colon tumors. The data also suggest that...

2011-04-06 07:48:18

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The use of aspirin at least once per month is associated with a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to new research. "The results are not meant to suggest everyone should start taking aspirin once monthly to reduce their risk of pancreatic cancer," Xiang-Lin Tan, Ph.D., M.D., a research fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., was quoted as saying. "Individuals should discuss use of aspirin with their physicians because the drug carries some side...

2011-04-04 13:32:48

The use of aspirin at least once per month is associated with a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to results of a large case-control study presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011, held here April 2-6. Xiang-Lin Tan, Ph.D., M.D., a research fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said the findings from this large collaborative study are preliminary and do not encourage widespread use of aspirin for this purpose. "The results are not meant to suggest everyone...

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2011-04-02 06:55:00

Conclusions of a new study do not help to ease any confusion over whether use of painkillers reduces the risk of developing the dangerous skin cancer melanoma. Laboratory experiments with animals have suggested that painkillers known as nonsteroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may play a role in preventing melanoma, but a 2008 study failed to find evidence supporting the possibility. Now, however, according to results of a new study, researchers say NSAIDs could offer some protection...


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