Aspirin use cuts risk of digestive tract cancers
Regular aspirin use reduces the risk of digestive tract cancer 20 to 40 percent, according to findings published Thursday that bolster growing evidence the common analgesic can help prevent the disease.
Aspirin may help some breast cancer survivors, but changes in DNA may mean harm for others
Previous studies have shown that some women who use aspirin and are later diagnosed with breast cancer may live longer, which may be related to the drug’s anti-inflammatory effects on the body.
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…
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…
Could Aspirin cure erectile dysfunction?
Aspirin could treat erectile dysfunction, according to a new study.
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.).
Could snake venom replace aspirin for heart disease patients?
Snake venom may replace aspirin as a protein found in the poison of a species native to south-east Asia thins the blood without side effects, new research reveals.