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27 Mar

Can Daily, Low-Dose Aspirin Protect The Brain?

New study finds popular painkiller does not lower the risk of dementia.

05 Dec

Will Taking Aspirin Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer?

Older adults who use aspirin this many times per week may lower their risk of dying of cancer.

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20 May
Women Less Likely to Get Standard Heart Medications

Women Less Likely to Get Standard Heart Medications

It's a myth that heart attacks are a "man's disease." Yet a new research review confirms that women remain less likely than men to get medications routinely recommended for preventing heart trouble and strokes.

Researchers found that across 43 international studies, ...

16 Apr
Low-Dose Aspirin Might Lower Odds for Digestive Cancers

Low-Dose Aspirin Might Lower Odds for Digestive Cancers

Low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk of several types of digestive tract cancers, according to a team of researchers in Europe.

For the new study, the researchers analyzed 113 studies investigating colon/rectal ("bowel"), head and neck, esophageal, stomach, liver, ga...

25 Mar
Daily Aspirin Won't Stop Dementia, Study Finds

Daily Aspirin Won't Stop Dementia, Study Finds

Millions of Americans pop a low-dose aspirin each day to help ward off heart issues, but a new study finds that protection may not extend to dementia.

Although the anti-inflammatory effects of aspirin have been touted as protection against thinking and memory (or "co...

11 Mar
For People With Hepatitis, Daily Aspirin Might Lower Liver Cancer Risk

For People With Hepatitis, Daily Aspirin Might Lower Liver Cancer Risk

People with hepatitis B or C are at greater risk for liver cancer, but a low-dose aspirin a day might significantly lower that risk, a new study suggests.

Over a median of nearly eight years of follow-up, 4% of those taking low-dose aspirin developed liver cance...

13 Feb
Common Drugs Might Help Prevent Death From a 'Broken Heart'

Common Drugs Might Help Prevent Death From a 'Broken Heart'

When someone close to you dies, grief can literally break your heart, but two common medicines may help prevent a heart attack.

"While almost everyone loses someone they love during their lifetime and grief is a natural reaction, this stressful time can be associate...

24 Jan
Low-Dose Aspirin Might Help Prevent Preterm Births

Low-Dose Aspirin Might Help Prevent Preterm Births

A daily baby aspirin helped first-time mothers lower their chances of delivering too soon in a new clinical trial, though it's not clear the practice should become routine everywhere.

The trial, which was run in six lower-income countries, found that giving first-ti...

31 Dec
Vaping, Opioids and 'Anti-Vaxxers' Top Health Stories of 2019

Vaping, Opioids and 'Anti-Vaxxers' Top Health Stories of 2019

The scourge of addiction among Americans young and old made big headlines in 2019, as did one big change in heart health guidelines.

Here are the top health stories of the past year, as compiled by editors at HealthDay.

11 Dec
Black Patients May Not Gain Heart Benefit From Low-Dose Aspirin

Black Patients May Not Gain Heart Benefit From Low-Dose Aspirin

The daily use of low-dose aspirin against heart disease may have taken another knock.

New research shows that the practice may not provide black Americans with any lowering of their heart attack risk.

Researchers analyzed 11 years of data from more than 65,...

10 Dec
Sometimes, Aspirin May Be Enough to Ease Migraines

Sometimes, Aspirin May Be Enough to Ease Migraines

A cheap, century-old drug in most Americans' medicine cabinets -- aspirin -- may come to the rescue for people suffering from migraines, a new study finds.

While there are effective prescription medications, many migraine patients in the U...

04 Dec
Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk, Especially for Overweight People

Low-Dose Aspirin Might Cut Cancer Risk, Especially for Overweight People

Daily low-dose aspirin might reduce your risk of dying from cancer, particularly if you've packed on a few extra pounds, researchers say.

Taking aspirin three or more times a week is associated with a lower risk of cancer death as well as death for any reason, a new ...

07 Oct
Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

More teens are attempting suicide by overdosing on drugs, and new research suggests they are often turning to over-the-counter (OTC) medications like ibuprofen and aspirin in their efforts.

Antidepressants, antipsychotics and antihistamines were also common choices, ...

07 Oct
What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?

What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?

With so much attention focused on the dangers of opioid painkillers, it's easy to forget that even "safe" over-the-counter products carry some dangers.

If you don't think twice about reaching for a pill to relieve aches and pains, especially medicines called nonster...

23 Sep
Can Aspirin Help Tackle Some Cancers?

Can Aspirin Help Tackle Some Cancers?

MONDAY, Sept. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Low-dose aspirin may improve survival odds for patients battling head/neck and lung cancer, two new studies suggest.

The first reviewed data on 460 patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) or early stage ...

16 Sep
Could Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Still Help Some People?

Could Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Still Help Some People?

Debate over the benefits and drawbacks of daily low-dose aspirin has flared in recent years, with guidelines now generally urging against the regimen to prevent a first heart attack or stroke in healthy people.

But some people with good heart health still might benef...

22 May
Aspirin, Anti-Clotting Meds Safe After Bleeding Stroke: Study

Aspirin, Anti-Clotting Meds Safe After Bleeding Stroke: Study

Taking aspirin or anti-clotting medicines like Plavix won't boost the risk of another stroke if you've already survived a bleeding stroke, a new study suggests.

In fact, they might even help guard against a second brain bleed, the researchers noted.

The fin...

14 May
Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in Doubt

Brain Bleed Risk Puts Safety of Low-Dose Aspirin in Doubt

Let's say you're one of the millions of older adults who takes a low-dose aspirin religiously, in the belief that it will guard against heart disease and heart attacks.

Now, a new review suggests your risk of a brain bleed outweighs any heart benefit that a daily asp...

19 Mar
Stopping Aspirin 3 Months After Stent Is Safe, Study Finds

Stopping Aspirin 3 Months After Stent Is Safe, Study Finds

Heart patients who get a stent to prop open a blocked artery are typically put on a powerful anti-clotting drug and aspirin for a full year after their procedure.

Now, new research suggests these patients can safely drop the aspirin regimen after just three months, a...

18 Mar
Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention

Docs Back Away From Low-Dose Aspirin for Heart Attack Prevention

Millions of aging Americans worried about heart attacks and strokes have for years popped a low-dose aspirin each day, thinking the blood thinner might lower their risk.

But new guidelines issued Sunday by two cardiology groups say that, for most adults, the practice...

05 Mar
Low-Dose Aspirin Doesn't Prolong Survival in Prostate Cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin Doesn't Prolong Survival in Prostate Cancer

Will an aspirin a day keep prostate cancer at bay?

Not necessarily, according to new research.

Danish scientists say low-dose aspirin doesn't seem to reduce a man's risk of death from prostate cancer, but it may slow down the disease in some cases.

...

04 Mar
Daily Aspirin Might Ease COPD Flare-Ups

Daily Aspirin Might Ease COPD Flare-Ups

Many Americans take a daily low-dose aspirin to protect their hearts. Now it appears aspirin may also reduce flare-ups of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

In a study of COPD sufferers, researchers found that aspirin was linked to fewer moderate exacerba...

11 Feb
Aspirin Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer, But Many at Risk Don't Take It

Aspirin Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer, But Many at Risk Don't Take It

People with colon polyps spotted during screening are at higher risk for colon cancer. But while low-dose aspirin could lower the odds for the disease, too few patients adopt the regimen, new research shows.

Advanced colon polyps are a major risk factor for colon ca...

22 Jan
Will Healthy Seniors Benefit From Daily Aspirin?

Will Healthy Seniors Benefit From Daily Aspirin?

Daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for heart attack survivors or people at increased risk, but up to now experts have discouraged the practice for aging individuals in good health.

Now, a new evidence review suggests that some healthy seniors and middle-aged adult...

27 Nov
Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Fight MS, Mouse Study Hints

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Fight MS, Mouse Study Hints

Although the findings are so far only in mice, studies suggest that aspirin -- even the "low-dose" variety -- might help counter multiple sclerosis.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder where aberrant immune system T-cells attack and destroy the protecti...

05 Oct
Does Aspirin Help Prevent Liver Cancer?

Does Aspirin Help Prevent Liver Cancer?

Take two aspirins and reduce your risk of liver cancer? New research suggests this weekly routine might help.

The researchers found that taking two or more standard-dose (325 milligram) pills a week was associated with a 49 percent lower risk of liver cancer.

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04 Oct
Low-Dose Aspirin May Protect Against Ovarian Cancer: Study

Low-Dose Aspirin May Protect Against Ovarian Cancer: Study

Regular use of low-dose aspirin may the reduce risk of ovarian cancer, a new study suggests.

Researchers analyzed data from more than 205,000 American women and found that those who reported recent, regular use of low-dose aspirin (defined as 100 milligrams or less) ...

17 Sep
Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

There's disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn't prolong healthy, independent living in otherwise healthy people aged 70 and older.

Aspirin has long been recommended for middle-aged folks...

27 Aug
Aspirin, Fish Oil May Not Prevent Heart Trouble in Those Already at Risk

Aspirin, Fish Oil May Not Prevent Heart Trouble in Those Already at Risk

Aspirin or fish oil probably won't help prevent heart attacks or strokes in folks who are already at risk for cardiovascular issues, three new studies show.

In the first study, taking a daily, low-dose aspirin did little to ward off first strokes or heart attacks in ...

20 Jul
Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer

One low-dose aspirin a day could help women avoid ovarian cancer or boost their survival should it develop, two new studies suggest.

In fact, daily low-dose aspirin -- the type many older women already take to help their hearts -- was tied to a 10 percent reduction ...

05 Jul
Could Aspirin Help Keep Alzheimer's Away?

Could Aspirin Help Keep Alzheimer's Away?

If new research in mice bears out in humans, that daily low-dose aspirin many people take to keep heart trouble at bay might also protect their brains against Alzheimer's.

Scientists report aspirin appeared to help clear out plaques of waste material called amyloid...

05 Jun
Heart Meds May Be Wrong for Millions of Americans

Heart Meds May Be Wrong for Millions of Americans

Millions of Americans may be getting the wrong treatment to prevent a heart attack or stroke, a new study suggests.

Prescriptions for blood-thinning aspirin, cholesterol-lowering statins and blood pressure medications might be incorrect b...

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