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The benefits and risks of aspirin

The benefits and risks of aspirin Question from a reader: I'm 38 years old and healthy. I exercise three times a week. I read about the benefits of aspirin on the Internet. I'm thinking if I should take it? Answer: Yes, aspirin is, indeed, a useful drug — it has been shown to prevent … […]

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Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk

Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk (CNN) – Many people take an aspirin every day to avoid cardiovascular problems. That's because non-steroidial anti-inflammatory drugs, like aspirin, thin the blood, making it easier on the heart. Researchers have found that non-steroidal anti … Full News here – Read more on 19 Action News

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An aspirin a day can keep the doc away

An aspirin a day can keep the doc away A new metastudy found that a dose of 75 mg to 325 mg of aspirin daily, taken for 10 years between the ages of 50 and 65, bestows more benefits than harm — and the benefits are impressive. Looking at many studies, the researchers found that […]

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Check Up: Study: Have a stent? Take aspirin, and don't smoke

Check Up: Study: Have a stent? Take aspirin, and don't smoke In addition, they are advised to take aspirin indefinitely, as it, too, has an anti-clotting effect, and they are told not to smoke. Smoking appears to make the blood more likely to form clots, and can trigger an arterial spasm that leads to blockage […]

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Estonia vs England: Forget aspirin. Roy Hodgson is enjoying his selection

Estonia vs England: Forget aspirin. Roy Hodgson is enjoying his selection … There is no headache like a selection headache in football management and Roy Hodgson welcomes the pain ahead of the European Championship qualifier in Estonia today. Hodgson withdrew Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson at half-time against … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Daily Low-dose Aspirin Recommended for Pregnant Women at High Risk for Pre

Daily Low-dose Aspirin Recommended for Pregnant Women at High Risk for Pre … The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended that women at high risk for pre-eclampsia use low-dose aspirin (81 mg/day) after 12 weeks of pregnancy. This recommendation updates a 1996 USPSTF recommendation that concluded … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Daily dose of aspirin may cut prostate cancer risk

Daily dose of aspirin may cut prostate cancer risk While promising results have been shown in studies of other tumor types, people generally don't take aspirin to prevent cancer or slow its growth. One obstacle was that researchers didn't know how aspirin worked on tumors. The new findings help answer … Full News here – Read […]

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Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease: More Common Than You Think

Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease: More Common Than You Think Although previous numbers for aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) have varied widely, new findings suggest that it is present in approximately 7% of the adult asthmatic patient population, with that number doubled in patients with severe asthma. Full News here – Read more on Monthly Prescribing Reference

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The Hazards of Advil, Aleve, and Aspirin – Part I, Ulcer Risk

The Hazards of Advil, Aleve, and Aspirin – Part I, Ulcer Risk Over the Counter (OTC) pain meds such as Advil, Aleve, and aspirin are used by millions of Americans without direct medical supervision, but these medications frequently cause ulcers of the stomach and intestine, as well as high blood pressure, kidney … Full News here […]

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Weigh pros, cons before starting daily aspirin regimen

Weigh pros, cons before starting daily aspirin regimen Putting this knowledge together, clinical trials compared giving aspirin to giving a placebo in people after a heart attack. The results showed that people who took aspirin had fewer additional heart attacks than people who did not, and a small aspirin … Full News here – Read […]

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Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer As many people know, a daily aspirin can help stave off a heart attack. Apparently, your ticker isn't the only part of your body that may benefit from a dose of the drug: Aspirin significantly reduces men's risk of prostate cancer, reveals a new Duke … Full […]

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Common painkillers combined with other drugs may cause high risk of GI bleeding

Common painkillers combined with other drugs may cause high risk of GI bleeding Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—such as ibuprofen and aspirin—increase one's risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. When taken in combination with other drugs, this risk is significantly higher, according to new research appearing in … Full News here – Read more on Medical Xpress

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Skeptic's Corner: Experts Debate Aspirin Use in Patients with AF Receiving DES

Skeptic's Corner: Experts Debate Aspirin Use in Patients with AF Receiving DES Patients on oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation (AF) who receive DES should routinely forego aspirin and continue therapy with a P2Y12 inhibitor, Christopher B. Granger, MD, of the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, N.C., argued in a … Full News here – Read […]

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ICS to probe role of Aspirin in outcomes

ICS to probe role of Aspirin in outcomes BREAST-PREDICT follows on from a recent research breakthrough funded by the ICS and Health Research Board, which found that women who had been prescribed aspirin regularly before being diagnosed with breast cancer were less likely to have cancer … Full News here – Read more on Irish Medical […]

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