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Aspirin taken for five days before a heart operation can halve the numbers of patients developing post-operative acute kidney failure.
Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness and improve our overall health.
Less costly aspirin is as effective for heart failure patients with normal heart rhythm as other more expensive drugs, such as warfarin, according to breakthrough research published in today’s New England Journal of Medicine.
After nearly 13 years of study and intense debate, a pair of new papers from the Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania have confirmed exactly how a once-popular class of anti-inflammatory drugs leads to cardiovascular risk for people taking it.
Periodontitis, a disease that inflames the tissue around the teeth, affects more than half of adults, and has been linked to an increased risk of stroke and heart problems. Now, there’s new investigation looking at fish oil as a possible therapy.
An international team of scientists has discovered a link between the active ingredient in aspirin and a protein which helps regulate cell growth and metabolism -- a link which could mean that the same anti-inflammatory medication and pain reliever might potentially be able to help treat cancer and prevent Type 2 Diabetes.
A new report by American Cancer Society scientists says new data showing aspirin's potential role in reducing the risk of cancer death bring us considerably closer to the time when cancer prevention can be included in clinical guidelines for the use of aspirin in preventative care.
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