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2008-03-12 19:30:00

Stroke patients who use ibuprofen for arthritis pain or other conditions while taking aspirin to reduce the risk of a second stroke undermine aspirin's ability to act as an anti-platelet agent, researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown.

2006-11-20 12:01:09

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2006-07-13 07:30:00

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study has found no increased risk of miscarriage with aspirin use. But more research is needed, the study's lead author told Reuters Health, to establish that aspirin is indeed safe for pregnant women.

2006-04-26 16:41:13

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - People treated with the antibiotic gentamicin can reduce the risk of permanent hearing loss, a possible side effect, by also taking aspirin, a study showed on Wednesday.

2006-03-24 13:10:00

Studies have suggested that aspirin is less effective for preventing heart attack in women than in men, although women do benefit from a similar reduction in risk of stroke due to a blocked artery.

2006-01-19 15:15:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of US adul

2006-01-17 16:07:12

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The benefits of taking aspirin regularly differs between men and women, reducing the risk of heart attacks in men while reducing the risk of strokes in women, researchers said on Tuesday.

2005-11-14 14:35:00

Aspirin may significantly reduce death rates in post-menopausal women with heart disease, according to a long-term observational study reported by researchers on Monday.

2005-09-16 14:10:00

No other medicine is as common, inexpensive, and yet powerful in so many ways as aspirin; yet despite a century of experience with the drug, researchers are still learning important new lessons, while raising new questions, according to seven special articles in the Sept. 20, 2005, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

2005-08-29 15:05:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Taking aspirin before heart bypass surgery may help patients recover and survive better, researchers said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.