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Aspirin use doesn’t curb peptic ulcer healing

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with aspirin-related peptic ulcers, ulcer healing rates are comparable after esomeprazole therapy with or without aspirin continuation, Taiwanese researchers report in an April 17th on-line paper in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. In fact, the...

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Higher beta-blocker dose lowers mortality in heart failure patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Confirming recommendations, titrating beta-blocker dosage in ambulatory patients with heart failure up to an equivalent of 50 mg/d carvedilol reduces all-cause deaths and hospitalizations, according to a report in the July 17 issue of the Journal of the American College of...

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Nutritional support does seem to help malnourished COPD patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Nutritional support, mainly in the form of oral nutritional supplements, boosts protein and energy intake, body weight and grip strength in malnourished patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to results of a new systematic review and meta-analysis...