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Two ways to reduce GI bleeding risks caused by blood thinner drugs

For some patients on blood thinners, gastrointestinal bleeding caused by those medications is an adverse event that can be disabling or even fatal. New research...

People should stop taking aspirin to prevent first heart attack, stroke, study says

In a new paper, researchers suggest that if you've never had a heart attack or stroke, you likely should not be taking aspirin to...

Millions of people taking aspirin without clear benefit

Many people take aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke. But daily aspirin isn’t advised for everyone. A survey found that about...

Aspirin may protect your lungs from air pollution

In a new study, researchers for the first time found that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin may prevent the harm of air pollution...

Daily aspirin may benefit many people without heart disease

In a new study, researchers found the benefits of aspirin may outweigh the risks for many patients without heart disease. Such patients could be identified...

Aspirin may not benefit healthy people over 70

In a new study, researchers found low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in those at the highest...

Aspirin may help cut risk of liver cancer

In a recent study, researchers found that daily aspirin therapy may help reduce the risk in hepatitis B virus‐related liver cancer. The research was done...
Aspirin safe for people with brain bleed stroke

Aspirin safe for people with brain bleed stroke

In a new study, researchers found that people who suffer a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain could take common medicines like aspirin...
Daily aspirin may help prevent liver cancer

Daily aspirin may help prevent liver cancer

In a new study, researchers found that daily aspirin therapy was linked to much lower risk in hepatitis B virus‐related liver cancer. The finding may...

Daily aspirin use may harm healthy older people

In a recent study, researchers found that healthy older people may not benefit from taking aspirin every day. They showed that taking low-dose aspirin daily...

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In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...