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The clinical trial, which ran from 2010 to 2014 and included 19,114 individuals 70 years and older from the US and Australia, found that a low daily dose of aspirin only marginally decreased a patient's risk of cardiovascular disease while significantly increasing the patient's risk of hemorrhage.
  • FDA warns teething medicines are unsafe, wants them off shelves

    FDA warns teething medicines are unsafe, wants them off shelves

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    Benzocaine-containing products sold over the counter to relieve babies' teething pain are too risky and should no longer be sold, the FDA said Wednesday . "Benzocaine, a local anesthetic, can cause a condition in which the amount of oxygen carried through the blood is greatly reduced", FDA officials wrote in a drug safety update.
  • M&S profits plunge as transformation costs hit

    M&S profits plunge as transformation costs hit

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    These changes come with short term costs which are reflected in today's results", said Steve Rowe , Marks & Spencer CEO in a statement . As of the end of March, the retailer had 1,035 United Kingdom stores, made up of 300 clothing, home and food stores, 696 food-only stores and 39 outlets.