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Aspirin

Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid is a salicylate drug, often used as an analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains, as an antipyretic to reduce fever, and as an anti-inflammatory medication. While in humans much of it is attributable to diet, a substantial part is synthesized endogenously. Aspirin also has an antiplatelet effect by inhibiting the ..

India violated WTO norms: United States

The U.S. administration accused India of infringing WTO norms by allowing Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma to produce a generic version of cancer drug Nexavar. The administration has called India’s move an ‘egregious’ violation of WTO norms. For a quick recall, India for the first time India had introduced a law allowing Natco Pharma to produce and ..

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Aspirin found to reduce risk of colon cancer

Lynch Syndrome is a genetic anomaly that predisposes a person to developing colorectal cancer and a range of other solid organ cancers. Recently it has been found that Aspirin, the drug used by millions of people to protect their heart, has been found to drastically reduce colorectal cancer rates among those who have an increased ..

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