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Long-term ecstasy users ‘risk structural brain damage’


April 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A new research suggests that long-term users of the popular recreational drug ecstasy (MDMA) risk structural brain damage.Other research has suggested that people who use ecstasy develop significant ... Read more...

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Long-term use of osteoporosis drugs raises risk of fractures


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who take commonly prescribed drugs for osteoporosis known as bisphosphonates for five years or more may be at higher risk of ... Read more...

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Low-dose HRT skin patches ’safer than tablets’


June 4th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A new study by researchers in Canada and Germany suggests that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) skin patches containing low doses of oestrogen carry less risk of stroke than ... Read more...

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Gene mutation ups women’s risk of breast cancer via pill and HRT use


July 27th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A Europe-wide study has lent more force to the argument that women with a gene linked to breast cancer should consider having their ovaries removed, for the gene ... Read more...

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Popular diabetes drug can trigger pancreatic cancer


May 1st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) A drug widely used in the treatment of Type-2 diabetes may trigger low-grade pancreatitis in some patients and a greater risk of pancreatic cancer in long-term users. Pancreatitis simply ... Read more...

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Popular diabetes drug can trigger pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer


May 1st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes has been found to increase the risk of pancreatitis in some patients and pancreatic cancer in long-term users, say ... Read more...

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Now, buy fags a mile high, courtesy Qantas


July 16th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A move by Australias national airliner Qantas to resume in-flight cigarette sales, has been criticised by the anti-tobacco lobby as a "greedy cash grab'''' at the expense ... Read more...

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Long terms cannabis use damages memory: study


June 5th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 5 (IANS) Long term dependence on a narcotic like cannabis causes psychotic symptoms and memory loss equivalent to that of a mild traumatic brain injury, according to a new study. ... Read more...

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High blood pressure medication offers reduced Parkinson’s risk


February 7th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Calcium channel blockers that are used to treat high blood pressure may cut the risk of Parkinsons disease as well, say researchers.The researchers say that their findings ... Read more...

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