Aspirin to prevent colon cancer underutilised in high-risk patients
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States and advanced colorectal polyps are a major risk factor. The United States Preventive Services Task Force..
New Study Says: An Aspirin A Day May Keep HIV At Bay
The preventive measures for HIV is strictly lifestyle based. However new study seems to offer a glimmer of hope for prevention against the disease. According to a University of Manitoba study, low dose Aspirin has shown the potential to prevent transmission. A team which included which included researchers from the universities of Manitoba, Waterloo and…
Aspirin, omega-3 may reduce cancer risk
Acetylsalicylic acid, best known as aspirin, and omega-3 fatty acids support various aspects of health, and scientists continue to uncover how these substances work. One recent study suggests that both could have an impact on colon cancer risk. A new clinical trial looks into the effects of aspirin and fatty acids on key elements that…
Aspirin could prevent broken heart
Taking aspirin after losing a loved one could reduce the risk of suffering a grief-driven heart attack, research has suggested.
An aspirin a day, or not? Understanding the risks & benefits
Sometime ago, I was invited by a bank to speak to its employees on how lifestyle changes could prevent the risk of developing heart diseases. After the talk, a young man stood up and said that I forgot to mention that daily aspirin should also be used as preventive measure for heart diseases. He also…
How to reduce cancer deaths
Colon cancer, Crohn's, and other gut diseases could be better treated or prevented, thanks to a new link between inflammation and a common cellular process, found by University of Warwick.
Can daily Aspirin intake keep pregnancy complication away?
"Preeclampsia is one of the most serious complications of pregnancy, with a high risk of death for the mother and baby," said senior study author Dr. Kypros Nicolaides. He is a professor of fetal medicine at Kings College Hospital in London, United Kingdom (U.K.).
Daily aspirin could stop cancer by shutting down blood clot enzyme
It has already been credited with helping to reduce heart attack risk, but now it seems that daily doses of aspirin could also help tackle cancer.
Statins, aspirin not only prevent cardiac arrest but reduce severity
Statins and aspirin not only help to prevent heart attacks but can also reduce their severity, according to new research.A study of nearly 15,000 patients found people who had a heart attack or a severe case of unstable....