Tag: "aspirin" at medical news
Low doses of aspirin and surgery better for stroke prevention
A new study shows that lower doses of aspirin
given at the time of surgery workbetter than highe...hile a great deal of research has established that aspirin
reduces the risk ofstroke in certain patients, the amount of aspirin
required was not clear," saysWa...
Component of aspirin prevents antibiotic-induced deafness
Active component of aspirin
preventsantibiotic-induced deafness, say U-M scien... a hospital in Xi'an, China, willdetermine whether aspirin
is as effective in people as it is in guinea pigs,according to Jochen Schacht, Ph.D., a biochemist i...
Aspirin's role in colon cancer prevention focus of $5 million grant
...er Center amajor grant to learn more precisely how aspirin
and similar drugs may play arole in preventing col...loping colon canceramong people who regularly take aspirin
or other NSAIDs. DuBois and hiscolleagues' work has focused on the mechanism for that preventive eff...
Antiplatelet drugs: comparison of clopidogrel with aspirin
... from thewell-established practice of recommending aspirin
for patients, the drugs havebeen compared with res... cost andconvenience. Based on available evidence, aspirin
is preferred for the majority of stroke ormyocardial infarction (heart attack) patients at risk of r...
Low doses of aspirin help prevent some strokes; high doses may increase risk for others
DALLAS, Sept. 3 -- When it comes to aspirin
as a way to prevent stroke inhealthy individuals, ...an Heart Association. The study found that while aspirin
use can reduce a woman's risk of ischemicstroke, taking more than 15 aspirin
tablets per week double...
Elderly heart attack patients fare well with managed care
...orelikely than fee-for-service patients to receive aspirin
(88% vs. 83%) andbeta-blocker therapies (73% vs. 62%) en route to or soon after arrival at thehospital. For this study, Stephen B. Soumerai, Sc.D., and other researchers at theDepartment of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, a joint department of Harvar...
American Heart Association updates 'mini stroke' guidelines
...blood clots from forming and are an alternative to aspirin
for patients who cannot tolerate aspirin
or have had a TIA despite aspirin
therapy. The new antiplatelet drugs are clopidogrel, which can be...
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists releases latest findings at Annual Meeting
...d that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents like aspirin
and ibuprofen are strongly associated with the pre...ata is a red flag for patients who rely heavily on aspirin
or ibuprofen for pain relief. Contraceptive Gel Prevents Spread of AIDS, Herpes and Chlamydia -- U...
University of Rochester awarded patent for class of drugs known as cox-2 inhibitors
... Many experts believe that the drugs will replace aspirin
and ibuprofen in the next century. The class of...in the body and whose activity could be blocked by aspirin
and other nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs. Young and two other researchers in his lab, Ker...
FDA approval means Americans with osteoarthritis have a new option
.... Patients who have a known allergy to meloxicam, aspirin
or other traditional NSAIDs should not use MOBIC tablets, nor should women who are, or may be, pregnant. Although use of MOBIC tablets shows good gastrointestinal tolerability, gastrointestinal ulcers can develop without warning symptoms. Patients ...
Drugs made from polymers, the stuff of plastics
New form of aspirin
could eliminate stomach irritation and other side ...Aug. 22 - A potentially safer, more potent form of aspirin
- made from the same polymers that are the stuff of plastics - was described here today at the 220th...
Supplements that target fat loss
metals that protect themselves
a kinder, gentler aspirin
and more at the 220th national meeting of the...and. (9 p.m.) Tuesday, August 22 New form of aspirin
delivers therapeutic punch without side effects - A new form of aspirin
that could eliminate stomac...
Heart attack help: Program helps boost use of key therapies in hospitals
... know a lot about what heart attack patients need: aspirin
and clot-busters in the emergency room; drugs like...estyle advice. The list of key therapies includes: aspirin
in the ER and at discharge, clot-busting drugs known as reperfusion therapy in the ER, measurements ...
Results of Yale study confirm aspirin helpful in preventing a first heart attack
...le researcher of four studies examining the use of aspirin
and the reduction of heart attacks in persons with...o previous history of cardiovascular disease shows aspirin
remains a good preventive measure. The studies included more than 51,000 people and 2,284 "vascu...
VA trial to weigh aspirin against other anti-clotting drugs in heart disease patients
For decades doctors have prescribed two drugs, aspirin
and warfarin, to heart disease patients to help pr...art failure. However, there is some evidence that aspirin
may have negative effects in heart failure patients under some circumstances. If this proves to be ...
Prevention of eye attacks
... following five years. Currently, a daily dose of aspirin
is the only treatment offered, having a potential prophylactic effect on the second eye.Eye attacks, which are not a new occurrence, have been treated over the years by using steroids and surgical intervention--neither with much success. A visual pr...
Study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center investigates effectiveness of two popular dietary supplements to improve symptoms of osteoarthritis
...teroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin
and ibuprofen. But both acetaminophen and NSAIDs provide only minimal improvement in joint pain and function. Moreover, when used over the long-term, NSAIDs have been found to increase the risk of peptic ulcer perforations, hemorrhaging, hospitaliz...
Untangling prostaglandin signaling
...steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin
are well kown to inhibit this pathway by blocking prostaglandin biosynthesis, more specific agents would be useful, given the disparate biological responses that prostaglanins mediate. Stock et al. now report the genetic disruption of the PGE2 recep...
Aspirin and other non-specific COX inhibitors may slow atherosclerosis
Making sure cardiac patients take an aspirin
a day to prevent a second heart attack is part of ...me known as COX-1 -- which is the form targeted by aspirin
in the prevention of heart attacks -- may also have a part to play in the gradual hardening of the a...
Work-site wellness programs
...h promotion. The occupational nurse who dispenses aspirin
and treats minor injuries is no longer a staple here. Instead, the college hired Debra Dailey, a public health education specialist and an R.N., to develop and implement a work-place wellness program that offers employees financial incentives to par...
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