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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...

2010-12-08 13:20:17

Use of low-dose aspirin prior to a newer type of fecal occult blood test is associated with a higher sensitivity for detecting advanced colorectal tumors, compared to no aspirin use, according to a study in the December 8 issue of JAMA. "Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) and its precursors by fecal occult blood tests (FOBTs), which has been shown to reduce CRC incidence and mortality in randomized trials, is widely recommended and applied in an increasing number of countries. Screening is...

2010-12-08 08:29:15

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Aspirin has proven to do more than just relieve pain, fever, inflammation and strokes. A study from the German Cancer Research Center found that use of low-dose aspirin is associated with a higher sensitivity for detecting advanced colorectal tumors, compared with no aspirin use. Hermann Brenner, M.D., M.P.H., of the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, and colleagues assessed the association of use of low-dose aspirin with performance of 2 immunochemical...

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2010-12-07 08:25:00

Researchers at Oxford University and other British institutes have found that taking low-dose aspirin on a daily basis can help reduce the risk of cancer by 20 percent. "Daily aspirin reduced deaths due to several common cancers during and after the trials," the researchers wrote in The Lancet on Tuesday. "Benefit increased with duration of treatment and was consistent across the different study populations. These findings have implications for guidelines on use of aspirin and for...

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2010-12-03 13:44:29

Swiss researchers have tied asthma risks to several common painkillers, adding more controversy about the role of such drugs around the world. However, the team said their work hints that painkillers are not at the root of the problem, but rather a consequence of it. Earlier studies found that kids who commonly take acetaminophen are more likely to develop wheezing and other symptoms of asthma. But it is not understood whether acetaminophen triggers asthma directly or is simply used more...

2010-12-01 08:18:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Nonmelanoma skin cancers are some of the most commonly diagnosed in the U.S. A new study found a possible preventative treatment in the nonsteroidal, anti-inflammatory drug Celecoxib. Celecoxib is typically used to inhibit the enzyme cyclooxygenase 2, which has been associated with the onset of UV ray-caused nonmelanoma skin cancers.  Since sunscreen has only shown mediocre results in protecting reducing these cancers, researchers at the University of Alabama at...


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