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August 2010

Analgesics reduce estrogen levels in the blood and the risk of developing breast cancer

Post-menopausal women who regularly take aspirin or other painkillers, according to a new study, may have lower estrogen level in the blood, which explains the reduction in the risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer...
August 31, 2010 read all

Antipsychotic drugs increase the risk of pneumonia

According to a new study conducted by Dutch scientists, antipsychotic substances used for the treatment of elderly patients with dementia, significantly increase the risk of pneumonia. The study conducted at the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam involved 2000 patients...
August 30, 2010 read all

Beta-blockers: how safe for the lungs?

Traditionally it was thought that beta-blockers should not be considered in patients with lung diseases. However, according to a study conducted by Dutch scientists, in fact these drugs can be completely safe...
August 29, 2010 read all

European Union approved Duodart for the treatment of prostatic hyperplasia

The EU has approved for use a combined product for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia - a medicine called Duodart by the British company GlaxoSmithKline...
August 27, 2010 read all
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