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Statin Drugs: No Dementia Protection

Statin drugs, a commonly prescribed class of lipid-lowering drugs that include Lipitor, Zocor and Crestor, do not prevent Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, according to a report in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Read on..Statin drugs do not prevent…

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Celebrex May Reduce Skin Cancer

A twice-daily dose of  Celebrex over a period of nine months reduced the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer by almost 60 percent, according a new study. Read on..SID: COX-2 Inhibitors May Cut Skin Cancer…

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Advances In Drug Treatment For Alcoholism

Two drugs,  ReVia and Topamax — are not yet the equivalent of Prozac for depression, but they can help many alcohol abusers learn to drink more moderately or abstain altogether. Read on..Primary Care for…

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Heliocare Offers Sun Protection

Read about how non-prescription Heliocare offers sun protection in a pill. Read on..Sun protection in a…

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Crestor Approved To Fight Heart Disease

Crestor has been approved by the FDA to fight heart disease in people who would not normally recieve a cholesterol lowering drug. Read on..Crestor Approved to Fight More Heart…

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Google Restricts Online Pharmacy Advertising

In  a blow to the US consumer Google is to restrict online pharmacies based in Canada from advertising to Americans despite huge popular support for the industry. Read on…Google Sets Tougher Restrictions For Online Pharmacy…

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Diabetes Patients Skipping Drugs Due To Medicare D Gap

Medicare D’s  “doughnut hole” gap in prescription drug coverage may be causing diabetics to take less of their diabetic drugs. Read on…Diabetes Meds May Be Falling Through ‘Doughnut…

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Lexapro Helps Stroke Victims

Lexapro (Escitalopram) has been shown to be of benefit in some stroke patients. Read on…Antidepressants may help stroke victims – Los Angeles…

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Evaluating Online Pharmacies

Pharmacychecker has started a blog which provides consumers with timely, relevant information about online pharmacies. They expose some sites which Big Pharma is involved with that seek to discredit affordable options for American pharmacy customers. Read On…Online Pharmacy and Prescription Drug…

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Canada Lists Topselling Drugs For Americans

Plavix, Advair, Flomax, Asacol, Nexium, Zetia, Crestor, Lipitor , Synthroid, Prandin, Januvia, Actos, Premarin, Celebrex and Dilantin are all in the list of topselling drugs Americans buy from Canada in a recently released list. Read on..Canada lists the top prescription drugs Americans buy online…

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