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Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Aspirin may lower pancreatic cancer risk by half

Taking aspirin regularly may reduce a person’s risk of developing pancreatic cancer in half—and the degree of protection could increase the longer the aspirin...
Can an aspirin a day keep liver cancer away

Can an aspirin a day keep liver cancer away?

A new study found that daily aspirin therapy was significantly associated with a reduced risk in hepatitis B virus‐related liver cancer. Hepatitis B is a...
How does low-dose aspirin work

How does low-dose aspirin work?

You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day? It’s an amount so small it doesn’t really work for...

Aspirin may lower stroke risk in some women

Middle-aged women with a history of preeclampsia have a greater risk of stroke, and aspirin may be able to reduce the risk, according to...
Aspirin could reduce HIV infections in women.

Aspirin could reduce HIV infections in women

With nearly two million new infections and one million associated deaths each year, the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) pandemic is alive and well. Thirty-seven million...
5 years of regular aspirin use could protect against common liver cancer

5 years of regular aspirin use could protect against common liver cancer

In a new study, researchers found that taking a regular aspirin is associated with a dose-dependent reduction in the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, one...

Aspirin after knee surgery offers effective clot prevention, study finds

Putting patients on aspirin following a knee replacement is a safe, cost-effective alternative to anticoagulants, University Of Michigan researchers find. When it comes to preventing...
Daily low-dose aspirin doesn’t reduce heart-attack risk in healthy people

Daily low-dose aspirin doesn’t reduce heart-attack risk in healthy people

Taking low-dose aspirin daily doesn’t preserve good health or delay the onset of disability or dementia in healthy older people. This was one finding from...
Low-dose aspirin may lower ovarian cancer risk

Low-dose aspirin may lower ovarian cancer risk

Women who reported recent, regular use of low-dose aspirin (100 milligrams or less) had a 23% lower risk of developing ovarian cancer when compared...
Aspirin could help treatment of some cancers

Aspirin could help treatment of some cancers

Regular use of aspirin could help in the treatment of some cancers, finds a new review of 71 medical studies. The systematic review, which...

Aspirin could be a valuable additional treatment for cancer

Regular use of aspirin could help in the treatment of some cancers, finds a new review of 71 medical studies. The systematic review looked at...

Daily low-dose aspirin may not prolong lifespan in older people

In a large clinical trial, researchers examined the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without heart disease. They found aspirin...
An aspirin a day could keep HIV away

An aspirin a day could keep HIV away

An affordable, globally available drug – low-dose Aspirin – shows promise as a new approach to preventing HIV transmission, a University of Manitoba study...
Can aspirin a day prevent heart attack and stroke

Can aspirin a day prevent heart attack and stroke?

The jury is still out on whether people at moderate risk of a first heart attack or stroke should take daily aspirin to lower...
Why antibiotics could harm your health

Why antibiotics could harm your health

We’ve all woken up with a sore throat that progresses to a runny nose by the next day. By the third day, we have a...

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