Daily Aspirin More Likely To Save Your Life Than Kill You

By | Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:15

For the first time, a study has shown the cancer-prevention benefits of taking aspirin daily outweigh the concerns, which include stomach bleeding.


Gargling Water With Aspirin Could Help Relieve Sore Throats

By | Sun, 12/15/2013 - 20:08

Gargling water with crushed aspirin could help alleviate a sore throat for up to six hours, researchers say.


Sodium In Aspirin, Ibuprofen May Increase Risk Of Stroke By 16%

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 18:02

The sodium in some types of medicine may increase a patient's risk of stroke by up to 16 percent.

Bedtime Aspirin

Aspirin Before Bed May Lower Chance Of Heart Attack In The Morning

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 16:00

For people with cardiovascular disease, taking aspirin before bedtime can help lower the risk of heart attacks in the morning — when platelet activity is highest.


Baby Aspirin Recall: Acetaminophen Mix-Up Could Lead To Overdose, Liver Failure

By | Fri, 06/28/2013 - 13:01

As more details about the baby Aspirin recall surface, doctors discuss who is most at risk.

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An Aspirin A Day To Keep Cancer Away? Research Shows The Painkiller Can Slow DNA Damage

By | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:40

The anti-inflammatory painkiller Aspirin has been known to reduce the risk for certain cancers, but until now, researchers have not known exactly how.

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An Aspirin A Day Can Keep The Melanoma Away

By | Mon, 03/11/2013 - 11:33

A large study in older women suggests that the anti-inflammatory effects of aspirin may combat the development of melanoma.


Aspirin Use Raises Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

By | Tue, 01/22/2013 - 08:04

A new study has found that long-term aspirin use can lead to a condition known as neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD).


Aspirin Use for Ten Years or More Raises Risk of Vision Loss

By | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 19:48

A new study has found that use of Aspirin for ten years or longer can raise the risk of losing eyesight.


Aspirin, NSAIDs Lower Liver Disease, Cancer Risk

By | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 17:01

People who take aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) have lower risk of developing liver disease and liver cancer.


Aspirin Use Can Prolong Lives of People Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer

By | Thu, 10/25/2012 - 10:21

Aspirin can help extend lives of people who have colorectal cancer, but only of those who have a certain genetic mutation in their tumor


Aspirin May Improve Mental Health in the Elderly

By | Fri, 10/05/2012 - 10:29

Aspirin may slow down the loss of brain power in old age, says a new study from Sweden.


The Best Pills To Pop For Your Pain

By | Fri, 08/31/2012 - 13:39

Did you know aspirin may not always be the right choice for your daily aches and pains? Luckily Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, has a list of pills matched up to its correct pain.


An Aspirin a Day Helps Prostate Cancer Survivors Live Longer

By | Wed, 08/29/2012 - 05:16

Aspirin can help men live longer after prostate cancer treatment, a new study says.


Aspirin Use Not Tied to Breast Cancer Risk

By | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 09:08

How frequently older women use aspirin and other pain relievers has nothing to do with their chance of developing breast cancer.