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NSAIDs: How dangerous are they for your heart?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, commonly referred to as NSAIDs, are one of the most common medications used to treat pain and inflammation. Ibuprofen, naproxen, indomethacin, and other NSAIDs are effective across a variety of common conditions, from acute musculoskeletal pain to chronic arthritis. They work by blocking specific proteins, called COX enzymes. This results in the… Read More »

Weight-loss supplements contain dangerous stimulants years after being prohibited

Some sports and weight-loss supplements still contain experimental stimulant drugs that were prohibited years ago by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a new study. The study, published Oct. 22 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, analyzed 12 brands of sports and weight-loss supplements, looking for four potentially dangerous stimulant drugs that have popped up… Read More »