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Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients

MONDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) — A stress management program based on cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and death in patients with heart disease, Swedish researchers report. Reducing anxiety cuts heart attacks, deaths and … Read more

Stroke Risk May Be Higher in HIV Patients

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19 (HealthDay News) — Stroke rates have increased among people with HIV in recent years while declining in the U.S. population at large, new research shows, raising the possibility that treatments for the AIDS-causing virus may put these … Read more

High Level of ‘Good’ Cholesterol Alone May Not Protect Heart

High Level of 'Good' Cholesterol Alone May Not Protect Heart

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) — High levels of HDL cholesterol — the “good” kind — have long been thought to help protect against heart disease. But new research finds that having high levels of HDL cholesterol may matter less … Read more

Acuprin 81 (Aspirin)

Acuprin 81 (Aspirin)

What is Acuprin 81 (Aspirin)? Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation. Aspirin is used to treat mild to moderate pain, and also … Read more