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NSAIDs News (5 articles)

Should Aspirin Be Used To Prevent Cancer?

Debate at ESMO 2012 Congress focuses on whether there is enough evidence to start using aspirin to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.VIENNA, Austria, 1 October 2012 – Aspirin, the everyday drug taken by countless people around the world to ward off pain and reduce their risk of developing...

Published on 1 October 2012, 15:11

New clues to how humble painkiller stifles cancer growth

CANCER RESEARCH UK scientists have shed light on how a common class of painkillers – which includes ibuprofen – may interact with a key protein that fuels the growth of many different types of cancer, according to a study published in the journal Chemical Communications...

Published on 27 May 2011, 07:09

Novartis data shows ACZ885 for severe gouty arthritis provided better pain relief and reduced risk of new attacks by up to 68% vs. steroid

Two pivotal Phase III studies showed ACZ885 may meet significant unmet need for patients for whom many standard therapies are inadequate or inappropriate[1],[2] Gouty arthritis, commonly referred to as gout, is an inflammatory disease affecting 1-4% of adults, causing severe pain and...

Published on 25 May 2011, 06:16

Common anti-inflammatory drug could help prevent skin cancers, researcher says

A widely-available anti-inflammatory prescription drug can reduce the risk of a common skin cancer in humans, according to a researcher at Stanford’s School of Medicine. Although oral administration of the drug, celecoxib, is associated with an increased risk of heart attack and stroke in some...

Published on 5 January 2010, 11:10

Pain Relievers Ibuprofen and Naproxen May Delay—Not Prevent—Alzheimer’s Disease

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A new study shows that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen do not prevent Alzheimer’s disease, but they may instead delay its onset. The study suggests a need for re-interpretation of earlier findings that...

Published on 23 April 2009, 04:16