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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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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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Apixaban Cost-Effective Compared with Warfarin or Aspirin

Apixaban Cost-Effective Compared with Warfarin or Aspirin Apixaban is a cost-effective alternative to warfarin in warfarin-suitable candidates and also compares well with aspirin in patients who cannot take the vitamin K antagonist. The findings, derived from randomized trial data, were published online … Full News here – Read more on TCTMD

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One baby aspirin a day keeps the cancer away

One baby aspirin a day keeps the cancer away Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs on the market and has been mostly used to treat headaches, fever and arthritis. It has also recently been discovered that aspirin possesses anti-cancer properties and that low-dose aspirin taken once daily for a … Full News here – […]

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Ovarian Cancer Risk Lowered With Aspirin [Video]

Ovarian Cancer Risk Lowered With Aspirin [Video] Ovarian cancer is a disease that has a risk that could be decreased by a small pill. A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that women lowered their risk for ovarian cancer by 20 percent with a daily dose of aspirin … Full […]

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Aspirin marks 115th birthday

Aspirin marks 115th birthday And finally, on March 6, 1899, German chemist Felix Hoffmann of Bayer's patented aspirin. Only half a century after Stone's discovery, scientists were able to determine the chemical composition of salicylic acid. However, at the time salicylic acid did … Full News here – Read more on Pravda

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Aspirin worth the Risk in Preventing Ovarian Cancer?

Aspirin worth the Risk in Preventing Ovarian Cancer? There have been previous studies stating that aspirin may reduce the risk of heart attack, melanoma and breast cancer, but just recently, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has confirmed that it may aid in lowering the risk of ovarian cancer … Full News here – […]

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Aspirin a day keeps the doctor away? By Sucharu Chris Prakash, MD

Aspirin a day keeps the doctor away? By Sucharu Chris Prakash, MD Q: I have heard that aspirin can prevent heart attack and stroke. Should I take it every day even if I am healthy? A: Aspirin (or acetylsalicylic acid) was developed in 1897 by the German chemist Felix Hoffmann, and since that time, has […]

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On this date in history: Bayer patents Aspirin

On this date in history: Bayer patents Aspirin On March 6, 1899, Berlin's Imperial Patent Office registered Aspirin – the brand name for acetylsalicylic acid – on behalf of the German pharmaceutical company Friedrich Bayer & Co. Made from a chemical found in the bark of willow trees, Aspirin's … Full News here – Read […]

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