In The News: 05/07

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Although previous studies have shown an association between common analgesics and hypertension (high blood pressure) in women, a study has found that men who use such widely available pain-relievers as acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and naproxen, and aspirin are also at increased risk of elevated blood pressure. In research reported in the February 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, of 16,031 men (average age 64) who took part in the study, 1,968 developed hypertension after four years
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