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2009-12-02 08:20:50

Mizzou scientists discover aspirin and Tylenol block enzymes that could inhibit vaccines With flu season in full swing and the threat of H1N1 looming, demand for vaccines is at an all-time high. Although those vaccines are expected to be effective, University of Missouri researchers have found further evidence that some over-the-counter drugs, such as aspirin and Tylenol, that inhibit certain enzymes could impact the effectiveness of vaccines. "If you're taking aspirin regularly, which many...

2009-12-01 13:37:02

Overall use of blood-thinning agents not improving despite more options Since 1999, stroke survivors have been advised to use aspirin, prescription antiplatelet agents, or prescription anticoagulants to help avoid another stroke. Many large surveys of the U.S. population have reported the use of aspirin for secondary prevention, but commonly combine people with stroke and coronary artery disease, and only rarely report the use of antithrombotic agents other than aspirin. In an article...

2009-11-23 16:57:24

Clinical trial data indicated an association between the anti-inflammatory medication rofecoxib and cardiovascular risk as early as December 2000, before the product was taken off the market in September 2004, according to a report in the November 23 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Rofecoxib was introduced to the market in May 1999 and quickly became a commercial success, with sales reaching $2 billion annually, according to background information in...

2009-11-23 08:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced positive new top-line results from a study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Caldolor (ibuprofen) Injection in treating fever in hospitalized burn patients. Statistical significance was achieved for the primary endpoint of reducing fever in burn patients over the first 24 hours of treatment. The study evaluated 61 adult burn patients with second or third degree burns...

2009-11-18 14:40:39

Over 300 million patients use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the world to treat pain, arthritis, fever and other diseases. Nearly 30% of the users suffer from gastric lesions and bleeding. To mitigate NSAIDs' adverse effects on the stomach, misoprostol, a non-selective prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) analogue, has been prescribed as the first choice for prevention of NSAID-induced injuries, but often induces severe adverse effects. There remain unmet medical needs for drugs with...

2009-11-12 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Diclofenac sodium (CAS 15307-79-6) Market Research Report 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163683/Diclofenac-sodium-(CAS-15307-79-6)-Market-Research-Report-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The study 'Diclofenac sodium (CAS 15307-79-6) Market Research Report 2009' presents an overview of the Diclofenac sodium market...

2009-11-10 14:17:13

If taking nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or naproxen is to protect you from developing Alzheimer disease then you will have to start taking them at a very early age according to research in a mouse model of the disease. Emerging data indicate that an early molecular event in the development of Alzheimer disease is the induction of neuronal cell cycle events (CCEs). While searching for triggers of neuronal CCEs, a team of researchers led by Karl Herrup, at The...

2009-11-10 06:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerimon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that it has acquired exclusive rights to develop and commercialize its once-daily topical diclofenac sodium patch in Europe, including most countries in the European Union, Turkey, Switzerland, Norway, the Balkan countries and Iceland. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Cerimon initially acquired the U.S. rights to develop and commercialize the patch formulation of diclofenac in 2005. Cerimon...

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2009-11-03 12:20:00

People with healthy hearts should not begin taking aspirin regularly in order to protect against heart attacks, according to a new study. Researchers with the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin showed that aspirin can result in internal bleeding, and it does not reverse or prevent cardiovascular disease deaths. Many previous studies have shown that taking aspirin can reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients who have already suffered from one. The DTB said that four sets of guidelines...

2009-11-03 10:50:00

With flu vaccination season in full swing, research from the University of Rochester Medical Center cautions that use of many common pain killers "“ Advil, Tylenol, aspirin "“ at the time of injection may blunt the effect of the shot and have a negative effect on the immune system. Richard P. Phipps, Ph.D., professor of Environmental Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and of Pediatrics, has been studying this issue for years and recently presented his latest findings to an...


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