Aspirin News

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6/28/2017
Can an Aspirin a Day Keep a Pregnancy Complication Away?

Odds of preeclampsia dropped 62 percent for high-risk women who took a daily pill, study finds

5/1/2017
Low-Dose Aspirin May Lower Risk for Common Breast Cancer by 20 Percent

But experts say it's too soon to recommend it for this purpose

4/4/2017
Aspirin and Cancer Risk

Regular use of aspirin may help prevent death from several kinds of cancer, study finds.

4/3/2017
Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?

Large U.S. study points to the drug's potential tumor-fighting abilities

3/17/2017
Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients With Irregular Heartbeat?

Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

2/9/2017
Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages

Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

12/20/2016
Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Chinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the odds

11/30/2016
Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study

Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

6/20/2016
Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation

Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/6/2016
Beware of Bleeding Risks With Antacids Containing Aspirin

Alka Seltzer, Bromo Seltzer among over-the-counter products vulnerable patients should avoid, FDA says

6/3/2016
Aspirin and Colon Cancer

Does aspirin use help patients diagnosed with colon cancer?

6/2/2016
Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Longer Colon Cancer Survival

Study found most benefit seen in those taking the drug before their cancer diagnosis

5/27/2016
Health Tip: Using Aspirin Therapy

Understand potential risks

5/19/2016
Aspirin After Mini-Stroke May Help Prevent Full-Blown Stroke

Study finds risk is reduced by as much as 80 percent

5/6/2016
Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study

People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

5/4/2016
Many Heart Bypass Patients Don't Take Needed Meds

Cardiologist says they need to understand surgery not a 'cure' for their disease

4/25/2016
Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in Study

Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

4/11/2016
Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon Cancer

Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

3/3/2016
Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Reduced Risk of Certain Cancers

The effect was seen most strongly with colon, gastrointestinal tumors, researchers report

2/24/2016
Staying on Low-Dose Aspirin Before Heart Surgery Deemed Safe

Study finds no increased risk of bleeding in 30 days after operation

2/23/2016
Steroid May Be Safe, Effective Gout Treatment, Study Finds

Doctor says this appears to offer options for pain management

1/5/2016
Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study Finds

Researchers suspect drug may help prevent spread of deadly disease

1/5/2016
Prostate Cancer and Aspirin

Regular use of aspirin may lower risk of lethal prostate cancer, study finds

9/28/2015
More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors

4-year study found survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took low-dose pill each day

9/15/2015
Aspirin and Your Health

Should middle-age adults be taking a daily dose of aspirin to help prevent heart attack and colorectal cancer?

9/14/2015
People in Their 50s Benefit Most From Low-Dose Aspirin, Report Says

Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests

8/24/2015
Low-Dose Aspirin, Other Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

But findings should be viewed with care, researcher says

7/16/2015
Aspirin Use Common Among Americans With Heart Trouble

CDC finds older people, white men most likely users of the drug endorsed for heart health

7/15/2015
Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed

Be cautious about taking both together, researcher says

4/24/2015
Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults

Usage doesn't always comply with national guidelines

4/23/2015
Aspirin Therapy

Should you be taking a daily dose of aspirin?

4/20/2015
Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds

But experts caution against starting to take it every day in hopes of preventing disease

3/24/2015
Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk

Use of blood thinners appears safer for narrowed brain arteries, experts say

3/17/2015
Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some

Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

2/23/2015
Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study

Daily dose won't prevent dangerous clotting in some people, researchers say

1/12/2015
More Than 1 in 10 Use Daily Aspirin Inappropriately

For many users, the odds of heart attack, stroke are lower than the risk of serious bleeding, study says

12/18/2014
Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say

12/5/2014
Women and Aspirin

Should healthy women be given regular low-dose aspirin to help prevent serious illness, such as heart disease and cancer?

12/5/2014
Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65

Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

11/17/2014
Long-Term Use of Aspirin Plus Blood Thinner Is Safe: Study

Benefits of combination outweigh potential risks, experts say

11/17/2014
Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study

But study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines, expert notes

9/25/2014
Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests

NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

9/9/2014
Aspirin and Preeclampsia

Task Force recommends women at high risk for preeclampsia take daily low-dose aspirin after 12 weeks of pregnancy.

9/8/2014
Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

8/26/2014
Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

8/14/2014
Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

8/8/2014
Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy

Lack of time, uncertainty about benefits among potential reasons why, expert says

8/6/2014
Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

6/26/2014
Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer

But, finding isn't conclusive, and people shouldn't take the drug just to cut cancer risk, experts say