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Use of common pain relievers associated with increased risk of blood pressure in men

...larly take commonly available and widely used pain relievers may have an increased risk of high blood pressure compared with those who do not use these medications, according to a report in the Feb. 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Acetaminophen, ibuprofen and asp...

AHA statement recommends doctors change approach

... doctors should change the way they prescribe pain relievers for chronic pain in patients with or at risk for heart disease based on accumulated evidence that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), with the exception of aspirin, increase risk for heart attack and stroke, according to an American Heart ...

New research effort to translate basic science into faster bone healing

... COX-2 is the same enyzme targeted by popular pain relievers called COX-2 inhibitors (e.g. Celebrex). In past studies, researchers have shown that COX-2 is present at higher levels during fracture healing. As a person ages, however, COX-2 levels dip, and the current project is designed to clarify the reasons ...

Mets have 60 percent chance of winning league championship series, says Bukiet at NJIT

... team with given hitters, bench, starting pitcher, relievers and home field advantage. Bukiet has appeared on CNN Headline News, the Jerusalem Post and Fox Radio's Roger Hedgecock Show, KOGO, San Diego. Interview Bukiet in person at 518 Cullimore Hall, by telephone (973-596-8392) or email bukiet@m.njit.edu...

Robot-assisted, laparoscopic surgery for vaginal vault prolapse found to be effective

...patients go home taking only over-the-counter pain relievers Women who may not tolerate the open procedure due to health issues may be candidates for this surgery "My prediction is, with enough time and training, the robot-assisted, laparoscopic surgery will be the main procedure done in the future for...

Tracking computer-based error reports improves patient safety, Hopkins study finds

...otics or antivirals (17 percent), followed by pain relievers and sedatives (15 percent), antihistamines for allergies (15 percent), nutritional supplements and vitamins (11 percent), gastrointestinal medications (8 percent), cardiovascular medications (7 percent) and hormonal medications (6 percent).Authors on...

Transporter is possible target for safer pain medicine

... researchers say. Opioid peptides are natural pain relievers with receptors first identified because they react to opium throughout the body, says Dr. Vadivel Ganapathy, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical College of Georgia. Studies have shown, for example, opioid pe...

COX-2 inhibitors significantly reduce risk of cancer

...show that regular use of popular prescription pain relievers may reduce the risk of breast cancer by up to 71 percent and may offer similar benefit in the prevention of prostate, colon and lung cancers. The study findings were released today at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Researc...

Efficacy of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate may depend on level of osteoarthritis pain

...ammatory medicines or narcotic (opioid-based) pain relievers during the study. "More than 20 million Americans have osteoarthritis, making it a frequent cause of physical disability among adults," said Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., NIAMS Director. "We are excited to support studies looking at new treatment op...

Morphine and topical anaesthesia effective in treating procedural pain in newborn infants

... started to swing in the other direction, and pain relievers began to be used more liberally in infants. However, more information was needed about the benefits and risks of the different treatment options. We undertook this study to determine the most effective way to manage pain in infants undergoing central...

Drug used to treat Parkinson's disease may be beneficial in treating fibromyalgia

...ants, antiinflammatories, sedative hypnotics, pain relievers and nutriceuticals) have had limited success. New research findings indicate that the pain associated with this disease may be due to abnormal sensory processing in the central nervous system. Recently, researchers from Pacific Rheumatology Associat...

As morphine turns 200, drug that blocks its side effects reveals new secrets

...d post-operative analgesia. Although many new pain relievers have been synthesized since the crystallization of...vanced cancer depend on powerful opioid-based pain relievers such as morphine, or its derivatives OxyContin or Percocet, for pain relief. One side effect of all...

Ibuprofen may lower risk of Parkinson's disease

MIAMI BEACH Over-the-counter pain relievers may help to prevent or delay the onset of Parkinson's disease, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology 57th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla., April 9 16, 2005. Researchers caution that the results are pre...

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