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NSAIDs: How dangerous are they for your heart?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, commonly referred to as NSAIDs, are one of the most common medications used to treat pain and inflammation. Ibuprofen, naproxen, indomethacin, and other NSAIDs are effective across a variety of common conditions, from acute musculoskeletal pain to chronic arthritis. They work by blocking specific proteins, called COX enzymes. This results in the… Read More »

Crayfish experience something like anxiety when they shed their armour

Periodic moulting is needed for crayfish to be able to growblickwinkel / Alamy Stock Photo By Chelsea Whyte WHEN a crayfish sheds its protective exoskeleton, it becomes temporarily vulnerable to attack by predators. Now there is evidence that this leads to behaviour that resembles anxiety, and that this can be relieved using the same anti-anxiety… Read More »