Navigation Links
Acetaminophen does not Protect Heart Muscle

t.

Reperfusion therapy is used as soon as possible following a heart attack to get the blocked artery open and to save as many heart muscle cells as possible. Reperfusion therapy, which may use balloon angioplasty, surgery, or clot dissolving drugs, is used in about 40% of heart attack patients, and its use is becoming increasingly common, Gorman said.

If acetaminophen does no harm, it could be used to relieve pain or reduce fever by people who have had heart attacks. Gorman and his team also wanted to know if acetaminophen could be used in conjunction with reperfusion therapy to salvage heart muscle cells damaged by the heart attack or to improve the heart's ventricular function.

The research was done within the context of a recent study on humans that reported an increased risk of death among those who had suffered a heart attack and subsequently took NSAIDs. Other studies have suggested that using NSAIDs may increase the risk of stroke and heart attacks, Gorman said.

Safe, but not protective The researchers assigned eight sheep and 11 rabbits to a group that received acetaminophen, and an equal number of sheep and rabbits to a control group that did not receive any drug. The researchers surgically induced the heart attack and then restored blood flow – 30 minutes later for rabbits and 60 minutes later for sheep.

They found that acetaminophen had no effect on:

? amount of blood flow to the heart muscle

? how much heart muscle was saved

? blood pressure

? ventricular function ? heart rate

The results are at odds with a previous study using dogs, which concluded that acetaminophen reduced the area affected by a heart attack by 22%. Gorman said the difference may be due in part to the abundance of blood vessels dogs have compared to humans, rabbits and sheep.

Next step The researchers will compare animals treated with NSAIDS and those treated with aceta
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. A new discovery about Acetaminophen
2. A new discovery about Acetaminophen
3. Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer
4. Protection mechanism of fatty acids for Cancer
5. Children! Protecting them from medical mistakes
6. Protection from Dementia
7. Flu Shots Best for Protection
8. Estrogen Found To Protect the Colon Against Cancer
9. Circumcision More Effective In Reducing The Risk Of HIV Protection
10. A Drug That Protects The Heart, Found To Protect The Eyes
11. Helmets Effective In Protecting Your Head
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Acetaminophen does not Protect Heart Muscle

(Date:8/3/2015)... ... 03, 2015 , ... Representatives with Health Food Grocers today announced ... ‘Ask a Nutritionist’ feature on our website is a free service to our community ... and spokeswoman for Health Food Grocers. , Health Food Grocers’ website offers a variety ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Code , an industry ... cable , a Bluetooth Code Reader accessory that enables a wireless connection between the ... T500 helps enable a variety of barcode reading applications with iPads, Galaxy Tabs, and ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the new Lifetime reality series, “Atlanta Plastic” is getting ... and who receives plastic surgery, with its predominantly African-American cast of doctors and ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... They know every second counts. ... Vincent Medical Center offers some of the best care in the nation. For the ... achieved the fastest average blood clot removal time in the country. During the months ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... ruled in favor of the firm’s client Rebecca Hamsher, deciding that in accordance ... must reimburse benefits for Hamsher’s residential treatment for bulimia, depression and other mental ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Health Food Grocers Launches "Ask a Nutritionist" Service 2Health News:Health Food Grocers Launches "Ask a Nutritionist" Service 3Health News:Code Launches the T500, an Innovative Code Reader Accessory 2Health News:Code Launches the T500, an Innovative Code Reader Accessory 3Health News:Article on Lifetime’s New “Atlanta Plastic” Reality Series Underlines the Diversity of Today’s Plastic Surgery Patients, Says Plastic Surgeon Dr. J 2Health News:Article on Lifetime’s New “Atlanta Plastic” Reality Series Underlines the Diversity of Today’s Plastic Surgery Patients, Says Plastic Surgeon Dr. J 3Health News:Providence St. Vincent Stroke Care Recognized Among Best in the Country 2Health News:Providence St. Vincent Stroke Care Recognized Among Best in the Country 3Health News:Kantor & Kantor Announces North Cypress Medical Center Must Reimburse Benefits for Mental Health Treatment 2Health News:Kantor & Kantor Announces North Cypress Medical Center Must Reimburse Benefits for Mental Health Treatment 3
... and Podcast VOORHEES, N.J., Feb. 26 The ... is changing and has been marked by increasing ... the epidemic strain continues to be reported in ... States, and worldwide.To address the need for current ...
... Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced ... Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, will be making ... Institutional Investors Conference on March 10, 2009. Mr. ... a.m. EDT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO )An ...
... for Tired Baby BoomersMINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26 ... findings indicating that Bioenergy Ribose(TM) lessens fatigue ... at the Scripps Integrative Conference(1). Bioenergy Ribose ... functional ingredient for foods and beverages as ...
... do not save more in treatment costs under ... are healthier, according to a recent study. , ... patients, payers and employers," said Dennis Scanlon, professor ... lead author of the study. "Assessing the financial ...
... appearing in the March 2009 issue of the ... lead to improvements in the efficacy of the current ... a new role for type I interferon, in which ... an immune response against the bacterium known to cause ...
... day be used as an ingredient in sunscreen, researchers say ... suggested that caffeine might offer some protection from skin cancer, ... what we believe to be the mechanism by which caffeine ... Paul Nghiem, an associate professor of dermatology at the University ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Interview with GI Experts: Discussions in Clostridium difficile 2Health News:CVS Caremark Corporation to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference on March 10th 2Health News:Bioenergy Ribose Found to Improve Vitality, Aerobic Fitness and Mental Outlook 2Health News:Bioenergy Ribose Found to Improve Vitality, Aerobic Fitness and Mental Outlook 3Health News:Team-based diabetes care fetches more value for dollar 2Health News:New discovery gives tuberculosis vaccine a shot in the arm 2Health News:Caffeine May Offer Some Skin Cancer Protection 2Health News:Caffeine May Offer Some Skin Cancer Protection 3
(Date:8/3/2015)... , Aug. 3, 2015  BC Technical, the nation,s ... Ohio Valley Medical Systems, one of the largest MRI ... addition of Ohio Valley Medical Systems allows BC Technical ... Hitachi MRI.   "We couldn,t be more ... President and CEO of BC Technical. "The Ohio Valley ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... HOUSTON and MINNEAPOLIS ... BSX ) has become a significant shareholder ... marketing representative for Preventice Solutions for cardiology-related diagnostic ... marks an important strategic milestone for Preventice Solutions," ... Global Strategy Officer, co CEO, Preventice Solutions.  "We ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... Ill. , Aug. 3, 2015 Your ... problem, and you,re looking for the best possible outcome. ... the best outcome too, and now there,s a ... Following steps recommended by the American Orthopaedic Foot ... surgery can help you avoid complications and heal as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BC Technical Acquires Ohio Valley Medical Systems 2Boston Scientific Announces Equity Investment And Sales Cooperation Agreement With Preventice Solutions 2Patient Guide: How to Prepare for Surgery 2
... ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 15 Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Chief Executive Officer, and members of senior management will provide ... results via a webcast and conference call on Friday, November ... access the live audio webcast of the conference call, or ...
... CareFusion (NYSE: CFN ), a leading, global ... disclosed recall of approximately 17,000 Alaris® PC units model 8015 ... FDA has classified this action as a Class I recall. ... is a reasonable probability that the use of or exposure ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CareFusion Recall of Alaris PC Units Model 8015 Classified as Class I Recall 2CareFusion Recall of Alaris PC Units Model 8015 Classified as Class I Recall 3
Open 14 mm blades with 6 mm lifting wings. Dull finish....
Solid 14 mm blades. Dull finish....
Angled upward 45 degrees for temporal approach. Open 14 mm blades....
Pediatric model. Blades: 10 mm. Solid blades with locking mechanism. Dull finish....
Medicine Products: