Newsy (May 6, 2014) The FDA denied Bayer's request to label its aspirin "heart attack prevention" and said it doesn't believe aspirin helps prevent a first heart attack.
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Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 26, 2016) A new study at UCLA has found that a brain stimulation patch, worn on the forehead while the patient sleeps, can significantly reduce symptoms in people with PTSD. Nathan Frandino reports.
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Apr. 29, 2016 Stem cell therapy is a rapidly evolving and promising treatment for spinal-cord injuries. According to a new literature review, different types of stem cells vary in their ability to help restore ... read more
Apr. 29, 2016 Researchers are working on the creation of a bio-battery that uses blood glucose to produce energy. Such a battery would cut down on the number of surgical interventions a ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 Hepatitis C virus hijacks the host's fat metabolism for its own survival, growth, and transport in the human body. A study identifies a host gene involved in the formation of HCV virus particles and ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 Vitamin A is important for heart development in embryos, but whether it has a role in maintaining heart health is unclear. A new study finds that the heart is able to respond to vitamin A and the ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 A new method for identifying mutations and prioritizing variants in breast and ovarian cancer genes, which will not only reduce the number of possible variants for doctors to investigate, but also ... read more
Aug. 5, 2014 Taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing – and dying from – the major cancers of the digestive tract, i.e. bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer, researchers report. For the ... read more
Aug. 10, 2012 A new study provides additional support for a potential benefit of daily aspirin use for cancer mortality, but the authors say important questions remain about the size of the potential ... read more
Oct. 28, 2011 Scientists have discovered that taking regular aspirin halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers. The study -- which followed nearly 1,000 patients, in some cases for over 10 years -- found ... read more
Sep. 12, 2011 The use of low-dose aspirin increases the risk for GI bleeding, with the risk being increased further with accompanying use of cardiovascular disease-preventing therapies, such as clopidogrel and ... read more