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Many patients risk major bleeding by taking more blood thinner drugs secretly

In a new study, researchers found that many patients were taking too many antithrombotics for no reason, leading to a big increase in bleeding...

Aspirin may no longer be effective for heart disease, cancer prevention

In a new study, researchers found that the widespread use of statins and cancer screening technology may have altered the benefits of aspirin use. Researchers...

Are you a victim of incorrect statins, aspirin, and blood pressure prescriptions?

Doctors use a set of calculations to determine the risk of a heart attack or stroke in patients. The calculations are called pooled cohort equations,...

Common anti-inflammatory drug may help reduce cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found aspirin use three or more times per week is linked to reductions in all-cause, any cancer, gastrointestinal cancer,...

Migraine headaches? Aspirin may help with treatment and prevention

In a new study, researchers found that aspirin may help with the treatment and prevention of migraine headaches. The research was conducted by a team...

Common painkillers may help beat world’s deadliest infectious disease

In a new study, researchers found that aspirin could be used to treat the world's deadliest infectious disease. The research was conducted by a team...

Common anti-inflammation drugs may help people survive head, neck, lung cancer

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are commonly used to treat inflammation. They have anti-inflammatory and anti-platelet features that help decrease the risk of heart attacks...

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...

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