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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...

2013-05-24 23:02:55

d´Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic providing information on a potential association between Stevens Johnson Syndrome and medicines such as Children´s Advil, Children´s Motrin and Children´s Tylenol. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 According to the National Institutes of Health, Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a form of toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) that affects the skin and mucous membranes. SJS occurs most commonly in children and young adults under the...

2013-05-14 23:33:35

Aspirin, ibuprofen, and acetaminophen are the most commonly used drugs for pain control. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses recent research from the audiology profession about increased hearing loss with analgesic use. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath, Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that while aspirin has been known for decades to cause ringing in the ears, stomach ulcers,and kidney problems, doctors are concerned that...

2013-04-22 11:27:41

Risk increases with dose; unrecognized problem, doctors warn Many competitors try to prevent pain interfering with their performance by taking painkillers that are readily available in pharmacies and supermarkets, say the authors. And in a bid to find out what impact these common drugs might have, the authors quizzed participants in the 2010 Bonn Marathon/Half-Marathon about their use of medication and any symptoms they had during and/or after the race. In all, just under 4000 (56%)...

Heart Attack Prevention With Aspirin Still Popular, Despite Lack Of Beneficial Evidence
2013-03-20 10:30:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Using aspirin for cardiovascular health remains a popular preventative medicine regimen for many people, even though recent studies have suggested that the popular pain killer might not be as beneficial as previously believed, according to new research published in the journal Canadian Family Physician. Study authors Olga Szafran and Mike Kolber of the University of Alberta´s Department of Family Medicine polled patients over...


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