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y-Tocopherol, but Not a-Tocopherol, Improves Anti-Inflammatory; Decreases Adverse Effects of Aspirins

Nonsteriodal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin, are commonly used for pain relief, have consistently been shown to reduce the risk of cancers, and low-dose aspirin is effective in reducing cardiovascular disease risk because of its antithrombotic effect. However, the long-term use of aspirin and other NSAIDs has been hindered by their associated adverse effects, including […]

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New Developments in Cannabinoid-Based Medicine: An Interview with Dr. Raphael Mechoulam

(adapted from Mavericks of Medicine by David Jay Brown) Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D., is the Lionel Jacobson Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he has been working on cannabinoid chemistry (a term he coined) for more than forty years. Dr. Mechoulam is recognized as one of the world’s experts on cannabinoid-based […]

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Vitamin E

Daily Omega-3 Supplement, But Not Statin, Benefits Chronic Heart Failure Patients

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, but not statin drugs, can help patients with chronic heart failure, show two parallel studies conducted for the Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Sopravvivenza nell’Infarto Miocardico Heart Failure (GISSI-HF) trial and released for early online publication in the Lancet August 31, 2008. Omega-3s’ positive outcomes are especially important since few […]

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