Ibuprofen no good in treating colds or sore throats

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies, Other Human Health Conditions
ByRuss Bianchi

Questions have been raised about the advice given to patients with a cold and sore throat, in research published in the British Medical Journal.

Ibuprofen no good in treating colds or sore throats

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Johnson & Johnson issues voluntary recall of popular infant drops

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Drugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

Plastic particles linked to Motrin Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor’s active ingredient – ibuprofen – have caused Johnson & Johnson (McNeil Consumer Health Division) to voluntarily issue a recall.

 

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Aspirin, ibuprofen linked to erectile dysfunction

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies, Men's Health
ByRuss Bianchi

A new study published in The Journal of Urology says that men who regularly take over-the-counter (OTC) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like ibuprofen and aspirin are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) than men who do not take the drugs.

 

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Ibuprofen suit by family reinstated by court

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

A federal appeals court revived a family’s lawsuit against a manufacturer of ibuprofen on Monday and said generic drugmakers can be sued for failing to warn about serious side effects, even if their labels meet federal standards.

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An Ibuprofen a Day Could Keep Parkinson’s Disease Away, Study Suggests

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies, Treatments, Therapy, Recovery, Health Care
ByRuss Bianchi

Another prime example of Big Pharma bamboozling consumers. This is not true.  Do not believe.

~ Uncle Russ

ScienceDaily (Feb. 18, 2010) — New research shows people who regularly take ibuprofen may reduce their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study released February 17 that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 62nd Annual Meeting in Toronto April 10 to April 17, 2010.

American Academy of Neurology. “An Ibuprofen a Day Could Keep Parkinson’s Disease Away, Study Suggests.” ScienceDaily 18 February 2010.

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An Ibuprofen a Day Could Keep Parkinson’s Disease Away, Study Suggests

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