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2013-09-12 23:18:01

NSAIDs can help relieve pain and reduce inflammation from arthritis and other chronic aches and pains. However, you want to use the lowest dose for the shortest time. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 For aching joints or a throbbing head, millions of Americans turn to aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) every day. They are generally safe, but if not used carefully NSAIDs can have a dark side, according to the September 2013...

2013-09-05 23:00:38

Guerbet announces first US adult injection of Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Guerbet announced today that Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, NY recently performed the first US adult injection of Dotarem® (gadoterate meglumine), the only macrocyclic and ionic gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The procedure was performed in an adult with borderline renal function. It follows the first...

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2013-06-18 19:16:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study has determined a possible explanation as to why aspirin is able to lower the risk of some cancers. Aspirin has been known to lower the risk of cancers, and researchers wrote in the journal PLOS Genetics that the reason why is because the medicine slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition. "Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, which are...

2013-06-06 20:00:06

While aspirin has been shown to be effective in preventing heart attacks in men, it also increases the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and possibly stroke, even at low doses. As such, national guidelines suggest that aspirin be used for prevention only in men at higher risk for cardiovascular events, so that the benefits of aspirin are greater than its adverse effects. Recent data suggest that aspirin may also be effective for reducing cancer deaths. Would the possible combined health...

2013-06-06 11:42:47

Manufacturer's dossier did not contain any relevant data for the comparison with diclofenac/hyaluronic acid gel The drug ingenol mebutate (trade name: Picato) has been approved in Germany since November 2012 as a gel for the treatment of certain forms of actinic keratosis in adults. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products (AMNOG) the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) examined whether this new...

Continued Use Of Some Painkillers Can Raise Heart Risks
2013-05-30 11:48:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford has found that common painkillers can slightly increase the risk of heart problems in the long run. Common medications, such as ibuprofen and diclofenac were specifically noted in the study as being “equally dangerous” as Vioxx, a drug which has been removed from the market in the US due to its potentially dangerous effects. The Oxford researchers...


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