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Jairia Dela Cruz, 4 days ago
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Both haemorrhagic and ischaemic stroke patients benefit similarly from a conventional therapy combined with robotic-assisted gait training (RAGT) intervention regimen, a new study shows.
Tristan Manalac, 3 days ago
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Focus on CV Safety of NSAIDs

24 Apr 2017
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely used to treat pain and inflammation in patients with arthritis, but the vascular effects of some NSAIDs have cast doubt on whether they can be used in patients at risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease. At the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016 held recently in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, Professor Steven Nissen of the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, US, presented latest data from the PRECISION (Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety vs Ibuprofen or Naproxen) trial that evaluated the CV risk and safety profile of the selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor celecoxib vs nonselective NSAIDs.

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Jairia Dela Cruz, 4 days ago
Even small risk reductions achieved with improved air quality afford health benefits similar to that gained with smoking and systolic hypertension control, according to a study in an urban China population.
4 days ago
The degree of left atrial (LA) remodeling predicts atrial tachycardia (AT) recurrence rather than atrial fibrillation (AF) recurrence following catheter ablation of AF, a recent study has shown.
13 Jun 2017
Both haemorrhagic and ischaemic stroke patients benefit similarly from a conventional therapy combined with robotic-assisted gait training (RAGT) intervention regimen, a new study shows.
Tristan Manalac, 3 days ago
Consumption of peanuts, walnuts and tree nuts appears to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to recent large prospective cohort studies.