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Painkillers shoot up death risk in heart attacks

May 10th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Taking popular painkillers like Ibuprofen could kill people who have suffered a heart attack, researchers say. Scientists looked at patients who had previously had a heart ... Read more...

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Drug may help preserve brain function following cardiac arrest

March 2nd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): New research suggests that an experimental drug, which targets a brain system that controls inflammation, might help preserve neurological function in people who survive sudden cardiac arrest.Survival rates ... Read more...

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Fish oil given within 5 hrs after stroke limits brain damage

November 9th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that fish oil contains a substance that may help to limit or prevent brain damage following a stroke, if given within 5 ... Read more...

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Antibiotic could be the new stroke treatment

October 6th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): The antibiotic minocycline may offer new and more effective treatment for stroke patients, says a new study.The research, published in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience, describes the ... Read more...

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New ‘’suicide gene” delivery approach may pave way for pancreatic cancer treatment

September 24th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Scientists have developed a novel method to effectively kill pancreatic cancer cells - using nanoparticles to successfully deliver a deadly diphtheria toxin gene. The study, led by researchers ... Read more...

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