Line A Andersen

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OBJECTIVE Alternative medicine is used extensively by patients with chronic pain due to e.g., osteoarthritis. Only few of these drugs have be tested in a controlled setting and the present study was undertaken to examine the effect of ginger extract, one of the most popular herbal medications. DESIGN Ginger extract was compared to placebo and Ibuprofen in(More)
Two hundred and three patients, 148 males and 55 females, who during the last month before admission had experienced at least one reversible cerebral ischemic attack of less than 72 hours duration, were randomly assigned to treatment with either acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) 1000 mg daily (101 patients) or placebo (102 patients). The average follow-up period(More)
The aim of this 8 week study, was to compare the tolerability and efficacy of enteric-coated (ECT) and plain naproxen tablets (PT). Ninety eight patients (mean age 66 years) with osteoarthritis were included in a randomized, multi-centre, double-blind, cross-over study. Response variables were monitored at 2 week intervals for the duration of the study.(More)
Seventy-nine patients with injuries of less than 14-days' duration were treated with either 750 mg naproxen or 2 g acetylsalicylic acid daily for 7 days in a double-blind trial. A statistically significant improvement (p less than 0.001) was noted in both treatment groups in respect of tenderness on palpation, pain on movement and functional capacity.(More)
Upper respiratory infection (URI) is a pervasive problem in cats and impacts the capacity and cost of sheltering programs. This study determined the pattern of respiratory pathogens in cats with and without clinical signs of URI in four different models for managing unowned cats, namely, (1) short-term animal shelters (STS), (2) long-term sanctuaries (LTS),(More)
A comparative study was performed on heparin resins and strong and weak cation exchangers to investigate the pH dependence, efficiency, binding strength, particle size distribution, static and dynamic capacity, and scanning electron microscopy pictures of chromatographic resins. The resins tested include: Heparin Sepharose FF, SP Sepharose FF, CM Sepharose(More)