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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs linked to increased risk of erectile dysfunction

Men who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs three times a day for more than three months are 2.4 times more likely to have erectile dysfunction compared to men who do not take those drugs regularly, according to a Kaiser Permanente study publ...

Fighting cancer at your local Indian restaurant

Turmeric, a bright yellow spice from south Asia belonging to the ginger family, is the main ingredient in curries -- and ancient wisdom suggests that it's also good for your health. Taking this wisdom to the laboratory, Tel Aviv University r...

2 drugs protect hearing better than 1

Whether on a battlefield, in a factory or at a rock concert, noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common hazards people face. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a low-dose, two-drug cockta...

Ion channel responsible for pain identified by UB neuroscientists

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- University at Buffalo neuroscience researchers conducting basic research on ion channels have demonstrated a process that could have a profound therapeutic impact on pain. Targeting these ion channels pharmacologically would offer ...

Study reveals major shift in how eczema develops

Like a fence or barricade intended to stop unwanted intruders, the skin serves as a barrier protecting the body from the hundreds of allergens, irritants, pollutants and microbes people come in contact with every day. In patients with eczema, or ato...

Researchers discover new signaling pathway linked to inflammatory disease

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have described for the first time a key inhibitory role for the IL-1 signaling pathway in the human innate immune system, providing novel insights into human inflammatory bowel...

Pitt study finds NSAIDs cause stem cells to self-destruct, preventing colon...

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 1 -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) prevent colon cancer by triggering diseased stem cells to self-destruct, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and the University of Pitts...

Surprise: Scientists discover that inflammation helps to heal wounds

A new research study published in The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) may change how sports injuries involving muscle tissue are treated, as well as how much patient monitoring is necessary when potent anti-inflammatory drugs are prescribed fo...

Rheumatoid arthritis signaling protein reverses Alzheimer’s disease in mouse model

Tampa, FL (August 23, 2010) -- A signaling protein released during rheumatoid arthritis dramatically reduced Alzheimer's disease pathology and reversed the memory impairment of mice bred to develop symptoms of the neurodegenerative disease, a ...

Researchers find regular use of aspirin may lower risk of adult...

Researchers from the Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota have found that adult women taking aspirin two or more times a week may lower their risk of adult leukemia by more than 50 percent. The study will be published in the June 13 edition of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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