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Latest Aspirin Stories

2013-06-27 11:55:56

Results of a Phase III clinical trial showed that a simple drug regimen of two anti-clotting drugs – clopidogrel and aspirin – lowered the risk of stroke by almost one-third, compared to the standard therapy of aspirin alone, when given to patients who had minor or transient stroke symptoms to prevent subsequent attacks.

2013-06-26 13:00:56

In 2 large studies, the association between aspirin use and risk of colorectal cancer was affected by mutation of the gene BRAF, with regular aspirin use associated with a lower risk of BRAF-wild-type colorectal cancer but not with risk of BRAF-mutated cancer, findings that suggest that BRAF-mutant colon tumor cells may be less sensitive to the effect of aspirin.

2013-06-21 12:49:39

One of the largest clinical trials done in infants with congenital (present at birth) heart diseases.

2013-06-19 23:24:40

Adaptrin® announced today details of how its scientifically proven, all natural Tibetan herbal supplement, promotes cardiovascular health in both men and women.

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2013-06-18 19:16:07

A new study has determined a possible explanation as to why aspirin is able to lower the risk of some cancers

2013-06-11 23:02:38

Teen knowledge on migraines is limited on signs, symptoms, and treatments.

2013-06-06 20:00:06

While aspirin has been shown to be effective in preventing heart attacks in men, it also increases the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and possibly stroke, even at low doses.

2013-06-06 18:31:08

The Cardiovascular Research Laboratory of the IDIBELL led by the cardiologist of the Bellvitge University Hospital José Luis Ferreiro has conducted a study on the effect of antiplatelet drugs given to high risk patients suffering from acute myocardial infaction (heart attack) in the context of the Infarction Code.

2013-05-28 21:52:37

Resolvins are molecules naturally produced by the body from omega-3 fatty acids – a process that can be jumpstarted by common aspirin.


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