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A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted into the liver to collect a tissue sample.
Cape Cod Times
Aspirin urged to ward off pre-eclampsia
Pregnant women should take low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their chance of developing pre-eclampsia if they are at high risk for the life-threatening disorder, an influential government panel said Monday.
About The Bay: A Personal Look At The Cost Of Health Care
What's your life worth? It can be a difficult question until you spend time in the hospital, and then are faced with your bill.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
10p 'polypill' could save millions of lives
A "POLYPILL" costing around 10p and containing aspirin, statins and blood pressure medication could slash the number of deaths caused by heart attacks or stroke, scientists believe.
Optimal Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting...
Background-The risks and benefits of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy remain unclear.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cambridge Evening News
The top 7 things Oasis did for us
Happy 20th Birthday to Oasis. You know what this means don't you? That was all 20 years ago.
Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
People taking blood thinners to prevent clots in their legs or lungs may put themselves at risk for serious internal bleeding if they also take common painkillers such as aspirin or ibuprofen, researchers warn.
Courthouse News Service
Death Blamed on New Blood Thinner
Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Bayer "fervently marketed" an anticoagulant drug, Xarelto, "with no regard to the accuracy and misrepresentations of their misleading advertising," and without regard for reports of 356 serious, disabling or fatal injuries in a single quarter which it was the primary suspect, the heir of a woman who allegedly died from ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
@International Services Translates Your World with Across Language Talking
Over the last three decades, @International Services has been first in many breakthroughs in the language industry.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Surviving a heart attack: What to know, what to expect
But heart attacks will happen, a fact recognized by the Bellevue Fire Department.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Snubbed: Dutch firm smokes UK joint health claim ban
Maladroit: ASA rules against joint health claims, but the firm in question continues making them on its website and cannot be contacted Joint health claims made by a Dutch-made collagen, glucosamine and omega-3 based food supplement, have been kyboshed by the UK advertising watchdog.
High-On Treatment Platelet Reactivity as a Risk Factor for Secondary...
Individualizing antiplatelet therapy after platelet function testing did not improve outcome after coronary stenting in the ARCTIC study.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Patent Issued for Intravenous Formulation with Water-Soluble...
In , a heart attack occurs approximately every 20 seconds. Aspirin inhibition of cyclooxygenase has been shown to be beneficial in patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome and acute myocardial infarction.
Study confirms impact of clinician-patient relationship on health outcomes
A meta-analysis of studies that investigated measures designed to improve health professionals' interactions with patients confirms that such efforts can produce health effects just as beneficial as taking a daily aspirin to prevent heart attack.
Aspirin before non-cardiac surgery is ineffective and often harmful
Queen's University and Kingston General Hospital researchers are part of a groundbreaking international study that has shown that starting - or continuing - to take Aspirin before non-cardiac surgery as a way to protect the heart after surgery is ineffective and, in some cases, harmful.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Medicine Men, Machetes and Centuries of Healing
Mark Plotkin is president of the Amazon Conservation Team, which works with local indigenous peoples to protect the rainforest.
White Willow Bark: A Natural Alternative to Aspirin for Pain Relief
"Take two aspirin and call me in the morning." Is there anyone who hasn't heard a recommendation like that? Since Friedrich Bayer and Company patented aspirin in 1899; the product and its maker have become eponymous with pain relief.
Dr. Oz: Aspirin slashes cancer risk 36%, and natural anxiety and pain remedies
Dr. Mehmet Oz revealed how low-dose aspirin can reduce your cancer risk on the April 8 episode of the Dr. Oz Show .
Beans, lentils, peas: Your recipe for lower cholesterol?
Eating beans, lentils and other legumes may help you cut down on LDL "bad" cholesterol and lower your risk for heart disease, a new review suggests.
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Could daughter's cancer risk be affected by father's age at birth?
One-third of patients admitted to an intensive care unit develop depression that causes physical symptoms rather than the typical psychological signs, a new study finds.