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NZ Herald: Popular painkillers ‘lift stroke, heart risk’

Peter Griffin posted in on January 14th, 2011.

Martin Johnston writes in the New Zealand Herald about a new study which suggests that the long-term use of popular painkillers, including NSAIDs like ibuprofen and diclofenac, increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. It found that ibuprofen use was associated with three times’ higher risk for stroke than placebos (the highest risk), with […]

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