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Painkillers Can Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

According to researchers, patients and doctors need to be more aware of the cardiovascular risk when prescribing any anti-inflammatory drug, which includes the new generation anti-inflammatories called COX-2 inhibitors as well as traditional NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). NSAIDs have been widely used for pain management in osteoarthritis patients and those with other painful disorders. The… Read More »

E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

cells exposed to the e-liquids — or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping — are less viable and exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death. The cells are also less able to form new vascular tubes and to migrate and participate in wound healing. The severity… Read More »

Weak vaccine blamed for flu increase

A substantial increase in the number of people being hospitalised with the flu over recent years may be partly to blame on a ineffective influenza vaccination. Australia has been hit by an early and particularly nasty flu season this year, with more than 40,000 confirmed cases so far in 2019. It is unclear why Australians… Read More »

Can Daily Consumption of Meat Increase Colorectal Cancer Risk?

For some time, cancer organizations have recommended diets that limit processed and red meat because consumption of these foods is linked to cancer. Now, a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology reveals that even folks who follow guidelines may have a slightly increased risk of developing colorectal cancer, reports Cancer Research UK.… Read More »