Articles matching the ‘NSAIDs’ Category

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September 10th, 2011

Podcast 129: Non-aspirin NSAIDs are associated, as a class, with spontaneous abortion in a Quebec study

Last week the Canadian Medical Association Journal published an analysis of data from the Quebec Pregnancy Registry showing that the use of any non-aspirin NSAID during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk for spontaneous abortion before the 20th week of gestation. There was no apparent dose-response effect. We discuss the research with the paper’s senior […]


May 14th, 2011

Podcast 121: NSAIDs Unsafe at Any Dose after MI

Guidelines warn about using NSAIDs after myocardial infarction, and a 10-year look-back study from Denmark shows that the warning should be even louder. Whereas current AHA guidelines advise using NSAIDs after MI for the briefest possible time, the Danish study, published last week in Circulation, finds that the risks for death and reinfarction begin within […]


October 22nd, 2010

Podcast 105: NSAIDs revisited

In the face of scheduling problems we’ve had to postpone this week’s interview and use, instead, one from early this summer. It’s on NSAIDs, and if you missed it, it’s worth a listen. If you didn’t miss it, then join us again next week, but give a listen to the news round-up before you head […]


June 11th, 2010

Podcast 91: What risks do NSAIDs hold for healthy people? They’re not trivial.

We talk with a Danish researcher, Emil Fosbøl, whose team estimated the risks of cardiovascular events caused by NSAID use in healthy people. Your feedback is always welcomed and encouraged. Please drop me a note (jelia@jwatch.org) or call in a comment to 1-617-440-4374. I’m eager to act on your suggestions. The interview-related link: First Watch coverage of the […]


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