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Painkillers overuse causing a million headaches in Britain


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain could be suffering from constant and crippling headaches because of taking too many painkillers, according to experts.According to the National ... Read more...

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Aspirin lowers risk of cancer mortality


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Aspirin intake tends to lower the risk of cancer mortality, says a study.A recent pooled analysis of randomized trials looking at the effects of daily aspirin ... Read more...

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Daily aspirin dose cuts cancer risk in elderly


August 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A daily dose of aspirin for over-60s can cut their risk of cancer by up to 40 percent, the Telegraph reported saturday.A study found that those ... Read more...

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Aspirin safer than warfarin in preventing stroke: Study


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Aspirin and warfarin, a drug also used as rat poison, are equally effective in preventing heart strokes, a new study says. However, aspirin was safer because ... Read more...

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Daily aspirin cuts bowel cancer death risk


April 26th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) People suffering from bowel cancer who take aspirin daily could cut their chance of dying from the disease by about one-third, a decade-long study has said.The ... Read more...

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Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 13 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has developed a gas-filled aspirin that can boost the cancer-fighting ability of the drug, the Iranian Students News agency (ISNA) reported.Khosrow Kashfi, associate ... Read more...

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Paltrow offers hangover cures


December 30th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) It is party time and actress Gwyneth Paltrow took to her blog to dole out hangover cures to help her friends get up in the New ... Read more...

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Immune system can abort stem cell regeneration


November 21st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The immune system's T-cells, which protect our body from invading pathogens and illnesses, can also abort stem cells from regrowing bone and tissue, a key factor ... Read more...

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Regular aspirin halves cancer risk


October 30th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Taking aspirin regularly halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers, new research has found.These cancers develop as a result of a gene fault parent, including those ... Read more...

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New polypill halves heart disease and stroke risk


May 26th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A new 'polypill' containing both aspirin and statins halves the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to the first international trial of the drug.It has ... Read more...

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Polypill ‘a viable treatment option for patients at high risk of CVD’


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Window sills lined with prescription bottles - a pill for cholesterol, another for blood pressure, and an aspirin to keep blood thin and flowing - the list can ... Read more...

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Why folic acid won’t prevent a heart attack


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study at The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Barts has claimed that taking folic acid might save you from a heart attack once, but ... Read more...

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Coffee and Aspirin is “Best Hangover Cure” in Rats


January 21st, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to scientists, the best cure for a hangover is not “hair of the dog” as suggested before, which means that a person should drink a small amount ... Read more...

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Research on rats confirms that coffee & aspirin are the best hangover cures


January 21st, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A scientist has concluded after a study that the best way to beat a hangover is to take a cup of coffee with some aspirin.The research was ... Read more...

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Coffee, aspirin best antidote to hangover


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A hangover leaves you wallowing in depression and anxiety with waves of headache, nausea, lethargy, sensitivity to light and noise. But the antidote to such a bleak state ... Read more...

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Study: Aspirin cuts cancer risk by 20%


December 8th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has determined that the humble aspirin cuts cancer risk. The results of the study were published in the medical journal ‘The Lancet’.In this ... Read more...

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Everyone over 45 should take aspirin daily: Study


November 24th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) People above 45 years of age should consider a daily dose of aspirin to protect themselves from heart disease and cancer, researchers say.Evidence is building that the ... Read more...

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Aspirin advised for everyone over 45 to keep heart disease, cancer at bay


November 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A small daily dose of aspirin for everyone aged over 45 could help keep heart disease and cancer at bay, suggest experts.The Oxford University research published in the ... Read more...

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Brain bleeding ‘common among older individuals’


November 9th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Brain bleeding is a common occurrence among older individuals, according to a UC Irvine study."In this study, deep regions of the brain were closely examined under a microscope, ... Read more...

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Aspirin cuts prostate cancer risk


October 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Prostate cancer sufferers can halve their chances of dying by taking aspirin daily.A 10-year study of 5,275 men with the early stages of disease, conducted by the ... Read more...

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Aspirin may cut bowel cancer risk


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Taking Aspirin regularly may cut chances of getting bowel cancer by a quarter.The amount required is only 75 mg, the dose taken by millions of heart attack survivors ... Read more...

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A little aspirin could prevent bowel cancer


September 27th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): A little aspirin might do wonders in preventing bowel cancer, and that too with fewer side effects, says a study.A five-year retrospective study led by Malcolm Dunlop of ... Read more...

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Study to investigate if Fish Oil and Aspirin would help against bowel cancer


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study by researchers from the University of Leeds will investigate whether consuming two pills of combination of fish oil and aspirin a day could help avert ... Read more...

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Drinking gallons of water does erase wrinkles


September 20th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Recent research suggests that not only does water help the skin, but the extent to which it makes a difference may vary depending on the type one drinks. Doctors ... Read more...

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‘Muscle cramp drug better than aspirin in preventing strokes’


September 12th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) A drug to ease cramps is more effective than aspirin in preventing a stroke and has fewer side-effects, a recent study says. Researchers discovered that the drug cilostazol ... Read more...

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Daily dose of aspirin ‘could help pregnant women’


August 25th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Taking aspirin daily during pregnancy could help prevent complications in women at risk of high blood pressure, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has said.High ... Read more...

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Achilles heel of chronic inflammatory pain uncovered


August 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): In what could be called the Achilles heel of chronic inflammatory pain, scientists have for the first time discovered that genes involved in chronic pain are regulated by ... Read more...

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Fantasia Barrino attempted suicide after married beau dumped her


August 13th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 13 (ANI): American singer Fantasia Barrino attempted suicide when her married boyfriend Antwaun Cook dumped her.The 26-year-old singer was rushed to a hospital after she swallowed a bottle of ... Read more...

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Aspirin reduces prostate cancer risk by 30 percent


August 13th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A regular dose of aspirin can reduce prostate cancer risk by 30 percent, a study has found. Regular intake of 75mg tablet has been found to have strong effects ... Read more...

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Taking aspirin daily ‘cuts prostate cancer risk by 30pc’


August 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A new research has shown that taking a low dose of aspirin every day can cut the risk of prostate cancer by almost 30 per cent.According to scientists ... Read more...

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One degree drop in mercury can bring extra heart attacks


August 11th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A fall in temperature even by a degree on a single day can bring on 200 extra heart attacks, a study says. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene ... Read more...

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Olive leaf could help fighting obesity


July 5th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that a cup of coffee prepared with olive leaf extract may help in combating obesity.The study involved feeding rats a high carbohydrate, ... Read more...

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Osbourne favours mercy killing


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has instructed his wife Sharon to turn off the life support system if he ever falls into a coma because he wouldn't want to ... Read more...

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Alexa Ray Joel Reveals She Never Tried To Kill Herself


June 19th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Musical artist Alexa Ray Joel has revealed that she was not attempting to a kill herself when she was admitted to a medical facility after an ... Read more...

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Ginger eases aches and pains: Study


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Eating ginger can help ease muscle pain caused by heavy exercise, says a latest research. Ginger root has been used as a household remedy since centuries for a variety ... Read more...

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