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News tag: low-dose aspirin


Many use preventive aspirin inappropriately

13 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Many Americans who use low doses of aspirin to prevent a first-time heart attack or stroke, do so inappropriately, a new study suggests. Of nearly 69,000 U.S. adults who use long-term prescription aspirin, about 12 percent should not have been getting the prescription in the first place. The findings were…


Women over 65 see health benefits from taking aspirin

8 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Women in good health who are taking regular low doses of aspirin, may experience more harm than good, a new study suggests. As women age, the benefits resulting from aspirin exceed the risks associated with aspirin. Therefore, women 65 and older may actually benefit from taking the medicine. While aspirin…