Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Skin Cancers-Painkillers-Ibuprofen-Aspirin

Common painkillers tied to lower skin cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get Skin Cancer, compared to those who rarely used those medications. The findings add to growing evidence that long-term use of the medications, known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, may help protect people against skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest type. ... read more..

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