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Aspirin not all it seems to be

Aspirin not all it seems to be Aspirin does not prevent heart attacks following non-cardiac surgery but causes an increased risk of bleeding, a study of more than 10,000 patients has found. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, analysed data from patients in … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Low-dose aspirin may reduce risk of preeclampsia

Low-dose aspirin may reduce risk of preeclampsia From a systematic review, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) has determined that aspirin use decreases the risk of preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, and preterm birth. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent). Study Rundown … Full News here – Read more on 2 Minute Medicine

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Aspirin May Cut Down Preeclampsia Risk

Aspirin May Cut Down Preeclampsia Risk After curbing heart attacks, aspirin has now demonstrated its efficiency in cutting down preeclampsia risk in pregnant women, a federal task force explained. Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication that can lead to preterm births and many other … Full News here – Read more on American Live Wire

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Smart Woman: Daily Low Dose Aspirin Recommended For Women With

Smart Woman: Daily Low Dose Aspirin Recommended For Women With … Women with preeclampsia have dangerously high blood pressure and protein in their urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Now the U.S. Preventive Service Task Force is recommending a low dose aspirin for women at high risk after 12 weeks of pregnancy. Full News here […]

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Aspirin before non-cardiac surgery is ineffective and often harmful

Aspirin before non-cardiac surgery is ineffective and often harmful "In fact, Aspirin was shown to increase the risk of serious bleeding after surgery, in some cases," says Joel Parlow, Head of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at both Queen's and KGH and the hospital's POISE-2 Site Principal Investigator … Full News here – Read more on […]

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US Recommends Aspirin For Some Pregnant Women

US Recommends Aspirin For Some Pregnant Women Women with diabetes, chronic hypertension, those carrying multiple fetuses or who have a history of pre-eclampsia in prior pregnancies could benefit from starting a regimen of low-dose aspirin after their first trimester, said the US Preventive … Full News here – Read more on The Beverly Hills Courier

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what's the buzz

what's the buzz The Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) medical trial has found that low-dose aspirin is not beneficial for future pregnancy outcomes in women with prior pregnancy loss. However, in women with one pregnancy loss within the previous … Full News here – Read more on Deccan Herald

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Aspirin Linked to Improved Colon Cancer Survival

Aspirin Linked to Improved Colon Cancer Survival Colon cancer survival There are many cancer breakthroughs being made on a daily basis, for example, they just found the cause of a rare and aggressive ovarian cancer, but today we are going to take a look at how an age-old and simple medicine, aspirin, … Full News here […]

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ACC: Aspirin, Clonidine Don't Affect Death, MI in Noncardiac Sx

ACC: Aspirin, Clonidine Don't Affect Death, MI in Noncardiac Sx For patients undergoing noncardiac surgery at risk for vascular complications, administration of aspirin or clonidine has no significant effect on a composite of death or nonfatal myocardial infarction, according to two studies published online March … Full News here – Read more on Doctors Lounge

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How A 2p Pill Can Help Colon Cancer Patients Survive Longer After Diagnosis

How A 2p Pill Can Help Colon Cancer Patients Survive Longer After Diagnosis A new study has reveal that aspirin – which costs about 1.5p per pill – could play a role in better survival rates for colon cancer patients. Using previous research that suggested low doses of aspirin may improve the odds, the study […]

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Deep secrets of the banana

Deep secrets of the banana Yesterday on Fox News Sunday, Maine Senator Angus King declared that Obamacare does not exist. That health insurance policy that you lost courtesy of Obamacare? Take two aspirin and call King in the morning. As we take a walk down memory lane, … Full News here – Read more on Power […]

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Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat

Doctors' Groups Issue New Guidelines on Treating Common Irregular Heartbeat FRIDAY, March 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Reduced use of aspirin and the addition of three new blood thinners as treatment options are among the recommendations in updated guidelines to manage a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation, which … Full News here – Read more […]

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New AF Guideline Includes Four Key Changes

New AF Guideline Includes Four Key Changes [and] many trials [showed] either no benefit or weak benefit in terms of stroke reduction . . . so there's a diminished role, if any role, for aspirin" to lower stroke risk, January explained. New Anticoagulants Join Treatment Options. Whereas the only … Full News here – Read […]

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New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Supports New Drugs And Devices

New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Supports New Drugs And Devices But data showing that aspirin decreases stroke risk is weak,” said January. The Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation will be published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (www.cardiosource.org), Circulation … Full News here – Read more on Forbes

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New device could help doctors treat heart patients

New device could help doctors treat heart patients (WXYZ) – How much does taking a daily aspirin help you when you're trying to prevent a heart attack? Researchers at Georgia Tech have created a microfluidic device that is able to mimic the function of coronary arteries. The team used the prototype … Full News here […]

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