Archive: 04/02/2013

Heart failure doesn't discriminate

Lifetime risk for heart failure is similar for blacks and whites and higher than expected for both groups—ranging from 20 to 45 percent—according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Apr 02, 2013
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Medication duloxetine helps reduce pain from chemotherapy

Among patients with painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, use of the anti-depressant drug duloxetine for 5 weeks resulted in a greater reduction in pain compared with placebo, according to a study in the April ...

Apr 02, 2013
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Italy bans minors from buying electronic cigarettes

Italy on Tuesday announced plans to raise the legal limit for buying electronic cigarettes to 18 years from a previous 16, citing the high dose of nicotine inhaled when using the smokeless product.

Apr 02, 2013
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