Monthly Archives: January 2011

How to Prevent Colorectal and Lung Cancers in Diabetic Patients?

It is no news to diabetic patients they are at increased risk of developing liver, pancreatic and colorectal cancers.  What they want to know is how they can prevent cancers.  In the September issue of Cancer Prevention Research, two studies … Continue reading

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Use of Aspirin was Found to Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

Recent interest in the role of inflammation has sparked many studies to evaluate whether aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can prevent cancers. In a case-control study designed to investigate the relation between pain relievers and prostate cancer risk, investigators … Continue reading

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Exercise Training is Beneficial to Heart Failure Patients

In an effort to determine the effect of exercise training on clinical events and the quality of life in patient with systolic heart failure, a group of researchers reviewed all the clinical trials that were published up to January 2008 … Continue reading

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Tramadol might Increase Suicide Risk

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced yesterday that it has added the warning label of suicide risk to tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram) and tramadol hydrochloride/acetaminophen (Ultracet).  Ultram and Ultracet are opioid analgesic used for moderate to severe pain (such … Continue reading

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FDA Approves Gardasil for Prevention of Anal Cancer

Anal cancers are generally uncommon, but the incidence is increasing, especially among high-risk groups such as gay men.  In the US, about 5,300 new cases of anal cancer are diagnosed each year, and HPVs account for 90% of the cases.  … Continue reading

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