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Cuba develops new arthritis drug in face of U.S. embargo

(ĐTĐ) – Cuban scientists have developed a new arthritis drug to replace a similar imported drug blocked by the U.S. economic sanctions, a health official said here on Tuesday. Tiếng Việt >> The new radiopharmaceutical medicine developed by the Isotopes Center of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment is named “P32 chromic phosphate.” Phosphocol™ […]

Arthritis Doctors Too Often Opt for Drugs, Surgery

(ĐTĐ) – Many doctors who treat people with osteoarthritis are prescribing medications or choosing surgical options instead of recommending more conservative treatments such as weight loss and exercise programs.   That’s the main conclusion of a new analysis published in the January 2011 issue of Arthritis Care & Research. Researchers who reviewed standard clinical practices […]

Ibuprofen ‘trebles the risk of a stroke’ as doctors warn over dangers of long-term use

(ĐTĐ) – Large regular doses of ibuprofen and similar painkillers could treble the risk of strokes and increase the likelihood of heart attacks, researchers are warning. Tiếng Việt >> Scientists have found high doses of ibuprofen may carry a similar health risk to painkillers that were withdrawn from the market several years ago on safety […]

FDA approves opioid analgesic to help cancer patients manage pain

(ĐTĐ) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Abstral (fentanyl) transmucosal tablets to manage breakthrough pain for adults with cancer.  Fentanyl immediate-release transmucosal medications are administered on the soft surfaces of the mouth (inside of the cheek, gums, tongue), or the nasal passages or throat where they dissolve and are absorbed. Tiếng Việt […]

Breastfed Babies Lack Necessary Vitamin D Supplements

(ĐTĐ) – After giving birth to her son last year, Sarah Mann, a mother in Santa Barbara, Calif, became one of an increasing number of women in the United States choosing to breastfeed her children. Tiếng Việt >> “It seemed natural to me,” Mann, 29, said. “The main thing is that it’s good for him […]

Smokers with cancer ‘find the disease more painful’

(ĐTĐ) – Smoking has long been established as a major cause of cancers. Tiếng Việt >> Now a study has found people who continue to puff on cigarettes after being diagnosed with the condition will experience more pain. Researchers from Texas A&M University surveyed 224 patients with a range of cancer diagnoses. Most cancer pain […]

Water Exercise for Fibromyalgia: Easing Deep Muscle Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Studies from Spain indicate that water aerobics improves quality of life for women with fibromyalgia pain in the long-term.   If you have fibromyalgia pain, you’re likely clenching right now. “Clenching is an involuntary reaction to stress,” says Doris Cope, MD, director of Pain Management at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. “People […] Protection Status