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Yaz, Yasmin Blood-Clot Allegations Warning: Resource4thePeople Notes...
Resource4thePeople today provides it latest update for consumers following litigation involving allegations that contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin may cause severe blood-clotting problems with news of a woman being awarded $14 million in a jury trial* centering on that side effect.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Op-ed | Sometimes brand-name drugs really do work better
When you go to the pharmacy for aspirin, do you buy Bayer or the private-label generic alternative offered by chains such as CVS? The price for Bayer's version is more than twice that of CVS's, yet the active ingredient is exactly the same.
Graduate Students Present Research at Annual Symposium
The Harvard Horizons Symposium recognized and celebrated the innovations, talents and original ideas of eight PhD students in Sanders Theater on Tuesday afternoon.
New Clinical Trials and Studies Study Findings Have Been Reported by...
Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from the , "The INR was adjusted by home monitoring; all patients received 81 mg aspirin daily.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Anti-Inflammatory Painkillers Hurt The Heart; Scientists Find Path To Alternatives
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are common painkillers for everything from arthritis to everyday pain, but they come with heart risks.
People's Pharmacy: Statins can cause peripheral neuropathy
I have a family history of high cholesterol, and my internist prescribed Lipitor many years ago.
Evidence points to potential benefits of polypill for heart health
Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a new Cochrane systematic review of the latest research on polypills from a team of scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Warwick Medical School and Northwestern Medicine.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Board reviews policy on meds
A disciplinary case that involved a common pain reliever evoked a discussion about policy and procedure last week's meeting of the Warren County School District board of directors.
Stars and Stripes
Volunteer docs, dentists fill holes in vet coverage
Ever since Ros Whiting left the Army in 1998, he's lived with holes in his mouth, the result of botched attempts to remove wisdom teeth.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
$14M awarded in lawsuit linking birth-control pill to stroke
First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL Packages of Bayer aspirin and Schering Yasmin contraceptive pills lie on a table at a pharmacy.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Evidence Points to Potential Benefits of Polypill for Heart Health
Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a new Cochrane systematic review of the latest research on polypills from a team of scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Warwick Medical School and Northwestern Medicine .
Warning on kids disease outbreak
The disease is common in young children with symptoms including high temperature and small blister-like lesions on the inside of the mouth, palms of hands, soles of feet and the nappy area.
Update on Colchicine
Manouchkathe Cassagnol, PharmD, CGP, BCPS Associate Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Clinical Coordinator of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Long Island Jewish Medical Center Nicole M. Maisch, PharmD Associate Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Pharmacy ... (more)
Boomers' Dark Secret: Booze
A 70-year-old man suffers a heart attack and is brought into the Emergency Department.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted into the liver to collect a tissue sample.
Cape Cod Times
Aspirin urged to ward off pre-eclampsia
Pregnant women should take low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their chance of developing pre-eclampsia if they are at high risk for the life-threatening disorder, an influential government panel said Monday.
About The Bay: A Personal Look At The Cost Of Health Care
What's your life worth? It can be a difficult question until you spend time in the hospital, and then are faced with your bill.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
10p 'polypill' could save millions of lives
A "POLYPILL" costing around 10p and containing aspirin, statins and blood pressure medication could slash the number of deaths caused by heart attacks or stroke, scientists believe.
Optimal Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting...
Background-The risks and benefits of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy remain unclear.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cambridge Evening News
The top 7 things Oasis did for us
Happy 20th Birthday to Oasis. You know what this means don't you? That was all 20 years ago.