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Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that elevate cardiovascular risk

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are among the most widely used of therapeutic agents. Taken singly or in combination with other classes of drug, they relieve symptoms across multiple clinical indications, including short and long term pain states and a range of musculoskeletal disorders.

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Statin therapy has modest effect in preventing pneumonia

Statin therapy may modestly reduce the risk of pneumonia in healthy adults, researchers have found in a subanalysis of the JUPITER study. Key Point: This study offers support for the continued research of statin therapy in the prevention of infection, including lung infection. The use of statins, the first-line therapy… 

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