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Aspirin's Health And Beauty Hacks: 6 Little-Known Uses For The Common Pain

Aspirin's Health And Beauty Hacks: 6 Little-Known Uses For The Common Pain … When we have a splitting headache or our body starts to ache, we head straight to the medicine cabinet and reach for a bottle of aspirin to alleviate our pain. While pain relievers can provide us with temporary relief from fever, aches, […]

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Aspirin may reduce the risks of reoccurring blood clots

Aspirin may reduce the risks of reoccurring blood clots Dallas, Texas – Aspirin may be a promising alternative for those who can't take long-term anticoagulant drugs that prevent clots from reoccurring in the veins, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In a … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Doctor Rosemary Leonard answers your medical queries

Doctor Rosemary Leonard answers your medical queries Aspirin can irritate the stomach, especially in higher doses and cause stomach ulcers. I suggest you ask your GP why you are still being given 300mg a day. If it's because a consultant has suggested this dose then it's perfectly reasonable to ask if … Full News here […]

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The Doctor is In: Risks and Benefits of Aspirin – Medical Informer Video

Have you talked to your physician about taking an aspirin a day? View the latest segment on First Coast Living to learn risks and benefits of taking aspirin,… Video Rating: 3 / 5

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High Reactivity on Aspirin Just Before PCI Linked to Worse Outcomes

High Reactivity on Aspirin Just Before PCI Linked to Worse Outcomes Aspirin-specific high platelet reactivity measured immediately before percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) portends a higher risk of ischemic events over 1 year, according to data from a large registry published in the September 2, 2014, issue of … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Study to examine aspirin's role in preventing breast cancer spread

Study to examine aspirin's role in preventing breast cancer spread Several international studies have shown that taking aspirin long-term can have beneficial effects in limiting the spread of breast cancer. One of these, funded by the society and the Health Research Board, found women who were prescribed aspirin … Full News here – Read more […]

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High on-aspirin treatment platelet reactivity increased death, stent thrombosis

High on-aspirin treatment platelet reactivity increased death, stent thrombosis One year after PCI, patients who had high on-aspirin treatment platelet reactivity measured before the procedure were at increased risk for death and stent thrombosis, results published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology concluded. Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Aspirin Is Potential Alternative to Traditional Anticoagulants

Aspirin Is Potential Alternative to Traditional Anticoagulants A combined analysis of 2 similar independent studies, published online August 25, 2014, determined that aspirin reduced the risk of recurring blood clots in patients who experienced their first unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE) by up to 42%, when … Full News here – Read more on Pharmacy Times

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Is Aspirin a Cure-All?

Is Aspirin a Cure-All? Aspirin's most common side effect is upper abdominal pain caused by gastric irritation. Aspirin can cause gastrointestinal bleeding — about one case of bleeding for every 1,000 patients treated for a year. One to two percent of people are allergic to … Full News here – Read more on LiveScience.com

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Unusual uses for aspirin

Unusual uses for aspirin SALT LAKE CITY– There are a few unusual uses for aspirin. Clean the bathroom. People may not need to spend extra money on cleaning supplies if they've got some aspirin in the medicine cabinet. “It works on any surface with the same exfoliating … Full News here – Read more on Daily […]

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Want a beautiful back? All you need is aspirin and yoghurt!

Want a beautiful back? All you need is aspirin and yoghurt! Better yet, crush five aspirin tablets into 1tbsp plain, full-fat yogurt and honey to create a back mask. Thanks to its salicylic acid content, aspirin is thought to reduce swelling, unclog pores and soften skin — though before using this back mask it … […]

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Aspirin Effective for Clot Prevention in Certain Patients

Aspirin Effective for Clot Prevention in Certain Patients A recent study found that a daily dose of aspirin reduced the risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) for those who could not take long-term anticoagulant drugs. The researchers noted that patients should talk to their doctors before taking aspirin. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Baby Aspirin? Many Doctors Don't Recommend, Despite Guidelines

Baby Aspirin? Many Doctors Don't Recommend, Despite Guidelines A majority of middle-aged men and women eligible to take aspirin to prevent heart attack and stroke do not recall their doctors ever telling them to do so, according to a University of Rochester study of a national sample of more than 3,000 patients … Full News […]

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Point of View: Take two aspirin and call your algorithm in the morning

Point of View: Take two aspirin and call your algorithm in the morning I knew this was going to happen. I warned my patients that when they read the fine print of the Obamacare changes, they wouldn't be very happy. First, it became obvious that many people's annual deductibles had in fact climbed this year […]

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Cancer Fighting: Aspirin Benefits More

Cancer Fighting: Aspirin Benefits More Many people will likely begin taking a daily aspirin for the health benefits, especially since a new study has linked aspirin to fighting cancer. However, aspirin can actually do more than prevent certain conditions. Most people reach for an occasional … Full News here – Read more on Guardian Liberty […]

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