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Daily Archives: August 28, 2017

Health warning: People who take ibuprofen for pain relief at greater risk

The warning was issued yesterday by scientists during a conference in Barcelona on cardiovascular disease. Delegates were told new research has revealed that ibuprofen – one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the world – increased blood pressure more than other non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The over-the-counter tablet is often the choice for millions in the UK who suffer ...

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'DWTS' Announces Season 25 Troupe Dancers: Sasha Farber, Jenna Johnson & More!

The announcement comes less than a week after the network revealed the pros who would be vying for the mirrorball trophy this season. Fans were shocked that Farber wasn’t on that list. Just last season, he competed with Simone Biles, placing fourth in the competition. He also was a pro during seasons 17, 22 and 23, paired with Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, ...

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Fatty acids and adenoma risk

Dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) has been associated with risk of colorectal cancer, with omega-6 PUFAs increasing and omega-3 PUFAs decreasing risk. Most studies, however, have relied on questionnaires to assess consumption of fatty acids, and results have been inconsistent. Harvey Murff, M.D., and colleagues have studied a blood-based biomarker of PUFA intake. They evaluated the association between ...

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