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Aspirin does not reduce risk of this heart disease

Scientists from the University of British Columbia found that aspirin therapy, as opposed to statin use, for non-obstructive coronary artery disease does not reduce...

People over 60 should not take daily aspirin for heart health, study finds

Scientists from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggest that people over 60 do not start taking daily low-dose aspirin to prevent their first heart attack or stroke...

Daily aspirin may not benefit healthy older people

A recent study found that, for healthy older adults, taking a low-dose aspirin each day didn’t extend life or prevent a first heart attack...

Aspirin may reduce death risk in these COVID-19 patients

A new study from George Washington University found that hospitalized patients with moderate COVID-19 who were given aspirin early on in their treatment had...

Aspirin may improve survival for people with severe COVID-19

A new study from Imperial College London found antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin have little effect on the need for life support in COVID-19,...

Should you stop or keep taking your daily aspirin?

In a new study from the University of Tasmania, researchers found there is no clear evidence about the harm or benefit of either cessation...

Frequent use of aspirin may increase your risk of tinnitus

Over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics, such as aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), and acetaminophen, are some of the most commonly used medications. They are widely available without...

Does an aspirin a day keep heart disease away?

Each year, more than 805,000 Americans experience a heart attack according to the American Heart Association, and another 795,000 suffer a stroke based on...

Taking aspirin for heart health? Make decisions with your doctor

Does an aspirin a day keep the doctor away? Dr. Salim Virani, professor of medicine—cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, says don't trust that...

Should we all take aspirin to prevent heart disease?

Aspirin has been used as a pain reliever for more than 100 years. Since the 1970s, it’s also been used to prevent and manage heart disease and stroke. But a big...