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Road map to guide the primary prevention of stroke issued

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The most effective way to prevent a first stroke is not well established – what works for the primary prevention of myocardial infarction doesn't necessarily work for stroke. Nonetheless, newly-released guidelines for the primary prevention of stroke provide health...

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Low-dose naproxen should not be administered along with aspirin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Low-dose naproxen given close to the dosing of aspirin interferes with aspirin’s antiplatelet effects, according to a report in the November 23rd online Arthritis & Rheumatism. “The results of this experiment clearly showed that the administration of naproxen given 2...

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Levothyroxine at bedtime has benefits: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking levothyroxine on an empty stomach at bedtime, instead of in the morning before breakfast, significantly improves thyroid hormone levels and many patients prefer it, hint results of a prospective randomized crossover study. Ninety patients completed the study. Compared...