Study: Smokers on NSAIDS may have increased risk of heart disease

10/7/2005 | Reuters

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be effective in reducing the chances of smokers developing mouth cancer, but long-term use could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study in the journal The Lancet. Researchers said the findings mean health care professionals need to conduct a risk-benefit analysis when prescribing long-term use of the drugs.

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