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Avoid ibuprofen, aspirin or aspirin containing drugs
With 9,825 confirmed cases of dengue fever and eight deaths reported in the country so far, people have also been advised to avoid ibuprofen, aspirin or aspirin containing drugs.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Is there any new help for cluster headaches?
Dear Dr. Roach: Out of the blue, I started with classic cluster headaches about nine years ago.
Fillmore County Journal
To the Editor, I read Mrs. Nyenhuis' letter about health care and some red flags were very apparent to me.
Hawaii Business Magazine
Hawaii-Born Pill: The Next Wonder Drug?
A Hawaii biotech startup has synthesized a version of astaxanthin, a drug that might become a powerful treatment for all kinds of inflammatory illnesses ranging from heart disease to diabetes.
Heroin: New England's Unlikely Epidemic
In quaint New England towns, where white-spired churches dot a landscape of rolling farmland and leafy forests, local residents and government officials are alarmed over a deadly scourge more often linked to gritty urban ghettos: heroin addiction.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
On this date in history: Bayer patents Aspirin
On March 6, 1899, Berlin's Imperial Patent Office registered Aspirin - the brand name for acetylsalicylic acid - on behalf of the German pharmaceutical company Friedrich Bayer & Co.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Aspirin: Dosage & Side Effects
Aspirin is a common pain reliever used to reduce fever and to lessen mild-to-moderate pain caused by headaches, toothaches, muscle aches, colds, menstrual cramps or arthritis.
I want to keep you alive
It is very Harmful to have Cold Drink/Water during a meal. Because, the cold water will solidify the oily stuff that you have just consumed.
PHOTO: Learn the risk factors for stroke and take steps to protect yourself.
For the first time in history, stroke-prevention guidelines have been released for women.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Marijuana, fine, but leave medicine out of it
I recently visited a medical-marijuana dispensary in Denver. I expected tie-dyed tapestries and Bob Marley posters.
Pozen reports narrower loss in fourth quarter
Pozen reported a narrower net loss in the fourth quarter thanks to revenue from its arthritis drug and the licensing of its its experimental cardiovascular treatment.
Aspirin a day keeps the doctor away? By Sucharu Chris Prakash, MD
Q: I have heard that aspirin can prevent heart attack and stroke. Should I take it every day even if I am healthy? A: Aspirin was developed in 1897 by the German chemist Felix Hoffmann, and since that time, has been invaluable as an analgesic.
Recognize symptoms of stroke
At 2 p.m. on Feb. 12 my wife Renee had a stroke. It turned out, though we didn't know it then, that remembering the hour was important.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Globe and Mail
Reality check: Are pregnancy and painkiller risks inflated?
Women who are pregnant, have children or who are thinking about having children got a scare last week after a new study suggested taking acetaminophen during pregnancy causes children to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .
The Daily Beast
Press Sells Pain Pills to AddictsBy Maia Szalavitz
Addiction experts are campaigning to block the sale of the ultra-pure pain pill Zohydro.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Charles H. Hennekens, MD Receives Fries Prize for Improving Health
Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., today received the Fries Prize for Improving Health for his first discoveries of the lifesaving benefits of aspirin, as well as groundbreaking work on statins, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers and beta adrenergic blockers, which today are cornerstones in the treatment and ... (more)
Bayer HealthCare and Regeneron Announce Regulatory Submission of...
"Clinically significant DME is a leading cause of vision loss in the working-age population suffering from diabetes.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
A new option for women
Physicians today have more options to offer their patients when it comes to oral contraceptives.
Drugs and Decriminalizing: Thoughts from (and for) the Pagan Community
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
Bleeding Risk Factors Affecting Warfarin Therapy in the Elderly With Atrial Fibrillation
Stan W. Darnell MS, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN Stephanie C. Davis PhD, RN, FNP, BC John J. Whitcomb PhD, RN, CCRN, FCCM Joseph A. Manfredi MD Brent T. McLaurin MD Purpose: Inadequate anticoagulation among elderly individuals with atrial fibrillation is a common problem.