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Source: MedicineNet Heart General - June 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Aspirin's anticancer effect explored
The common over-the-counter painkiller aspirin appears to protect against colorectal cancer. A new study uncovers the cellular mechanisms involved. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

New Equation May Better Estimate Cardiovascular Disease Risk New Equation May Better Estimate Cardiovascular Disease Risk
If further validated, this new risk calculator would have major implications for selecting patients eligible for statins, aspirin, and antihypertensive therapy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

How aspirin may block bowel tumour formation
Researchers have shed light on how taking aspirin can help to prevent bowel cancer. They found that the painkiller blocks a key process linked to tumour formation. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - June 5, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Aspirin Plus PPI Prevents Esophageal Cancer Aspirin Plus PPI Prevents Esophageal Cancer
Barrett's esophagus doesn't commonly progress to cancer, but there is a risk; chemoprevention with aspirin plus proton pump inhibitor (PPI) works, but also carries a risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Aspirin, acid reducer combo can slow advance of esophogeal cancer
Researchers have found in a phase 3 clinical trial that a combination of aspirin and an acid reducer can slow the spread of esophageal cancer. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Millions' prescribed wrong dose of common drugs
By updating old cardiovascular risk analyses, researchers alter the guidelines for prescribing statins, aspirin, and blood pressure drugs. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

How aspirin can cut risk of tumour in the gullet
ASPIRIN could help prevent cancer of the oesophagus for those with a high risk of the disease, according to new research released yesterday. Patients with a condition called Barrett ’s oesophagus are more likely to go on to develop the cancer, which kills nearly 8,000 a year in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin 'helps block tumour formation'
Edinburgh researchers find the painkiller blocks a key process linked to tumour formation. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How wonder drug aspirin helps fight bowel cancer has been discovered by British scientists
Edinburgh University researchers focused on the nucleolus - testing the effects of aspirin on cells grown in the lab and on tumour biopsies removed from bowel cancer patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking aspirin with acid reducers can slow advance of esophogeal cancer
New study looked at patients with Barrett ’s esophagus, usually caused by stomach acid, which is considered a precancerous conditionTaking aspirin with acid reducers can help patients with chronic acid reflux slow the advance of cancer of the esophagus, the tube from the throat to the stomach, a new study has found.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 4, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Glenza in Chicago Tags: Cancer Aspirin Science Health Society Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: I've never had flu, so do I really need the jab? Dr Martin Scurr answers your questions  
DR MARTIN SCURR, the Daily Mail's resident GP, answers questions about a the flu-jab and the adverse side-effects of aspirin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 10 million Americans are likely taking the wrong drugs for heart health
More than 50 mil;lion Americans are recommended to take aspirin, statin or blood pressure medication, but new Stanford University research suggests those numbers are incorrect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Meds May Be Wrong for Millions of Americans
MONDAY, June 4, 2018 -- 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... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 4, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Aspirin and PPI ‘prevents oesophageal cancer in high risk patients’
Taking an anti-acid reflux medication together with a low dose of aspirin can prevent oesophageal cancer in people with a high risk of the disease, according to a UK trial. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - June 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Indigestion pills taken with aspirin could cut risk of gullet cancer
The trial, led by Professor Janus Jankowski at the University of Central Lancashire, split 2,563 people with Barrett's oesophagus into four groups. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer fighting effects of aspirin revealed in bowel tumor study
(University of Edinburgh) Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have shed light on how taking aspirin can help to stave off bowel cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study shows taking aspirin before or after coronary
(ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology)) New research presented at this year's Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark shows that in patients undergoing a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, taking aspirin before and after surgery is associated with an 18 percent to 34 percent reduced mortality risk after four years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NSAIDs No Deterrent to Aspirin's Heart Benefits
(MedPage Today) -- Steven Nissen, MD, delves into surprises from the PRECISION trial (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 31, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Roseanne Barr Just Used the ‘Ambien Defense.’ So Have Accused Murderers and Drunk Drivers
Roseanne Barr had an explanation in the aftermath of sending a racist tweet that led to the cancellation of her sitcom, Roseanne: Ambien made me do it. “It was 2 in the morning and I was ambien tweeting,” Barr wrote in a now-deleted tweet, adding in a separate post that she was “Not giving excuses for what I did (tweeted) but I’ve done weird stuff while on ambien.” Roseanne is definitely not off Twitter despite her statement yesterday that she was leaving it. And her “Ambien tweeting” line has users describing every odd (non-racist) thing they’ve done while on the sleep d...
Source: TIME: Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Encouraging Early Safety Data for Dabigatran in Stroke Encouraging Early Safety Data for Dabigatran in Stroke
Results of a preliminary study show no increase in symptomatic hemorrhagic transformation with dabigatran vs aspirin in patients with TIA or minor stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Daily dose of aspirin reduces a pregnant woman ’s risk of pre-eclampsia by nearly 40%, study finds
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that expectant mothers are 39 percent less likely to develop pre-eclampsia if they take a low dose of the painkiller every day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA: Aspirin May Help Some Pregnant Women Avoid Preeclampsia
FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- A daily dose of aspirin could help pregnant women in the first stage of high blood pressure avoid a condition that puts both mother and baby in danger, according to a new study. New guidelines... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Aspirin Appears Protective in COPD Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Too early for recommendations, but rate of'moderate acute'exacerbation was reduced (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 24, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science
Anna Magee writes for Healthista during Dementia Action Week. Experts say an active mind and body, aspirin and alcohol may all help to stave off the brain decline common in older people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Challenging yourself, aspirin and drinking champagne: Here are six proven ways to prevent dementia
Anna Magee writes for Healthista during Dementia Action Week. Experts say an active mind and body, aspirin and alcohol may all help to stave off the brain decline common in older people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stroke: Clinical trial results 'likely to change care practice'
A large international clinical trial suggests that an anticoagulant and aspirin combination may be the way to go when it comes to preventing major stroke. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

POINT: Success at Last for Dual Antiplatelet After Stroke, TIA POINT: Success at Last for Dual Antiplatelet After Stroke, TIA
A combination of clopidogrel plus aspirin reduced major ischemic events vs aspirin alone in patients with minor ischemic stroke or high-risk TIA in this long-awaited trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Clopidogrel & #43; Aspirin Cuts Ischemic Events in Stroke, TIA
THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 -- The combination of clopidogrel and aspirin is associated with reduced risk of major ischemic events but increased risk of major hemorrhage among patients with minor ischemic stroke or high-risk transient ischemic attack... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

To prevent recurrent strokes, should aspirin have a wingman? Maybe not
When it comes to preventing the formation of potentially deadly blood clots in people at elevated risk for them, there are no easy answers.That ’s the upshot of a clinical trial involving patients who suffered a stroke that resolved quickly and caused no lasting damage.For these patients, adding... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

International study suggests combination therapy may prevent stroke in certain people
(NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Results from an international clinical trial of more than 4880 participants, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that combining clopidogrel and aspirin following a small stroke or experiencing minor stroke symptoms decreases risk of a new stroke, heart attack or other ischemic event within 90 days. The combination therapy was also associated with an increase in major bleeding, although many of those episodes were non-fatal and did not occur in the brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stroke risk could be cut by adding anti-clot drug to aspirin, study finds
Stroke risk may be cut by adding aspirin to daily medicine, study finds (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Rivaroxaban Not Superior to Aspirin for Recurrent Stroke After ESUS Rivaroxaban Not Superior to Aspirin for Recurrent Stroke After ESUS
Researchers were'surprised and disappointed'to report rivaroxaban did not prevent recurrent stroke after first embolic stroke of undetermined source better than did aspirin but rather increased major bleeding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

NOAC Not Better Against Cryptogenic Stroke Recurrence
(MedPage Today) -- Rivaroxaban had no advantage over aspirin, and increased bleeding risk in trial (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 16, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

After'Mini-Stroke,' Drug Combo (Aspirin Plus Clopidogrel) Could Help Cut Odds for Major Attack
WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 -- A dual-drug approach after a " mini-stroke " might maximize a person's odds of avoiding a more major stroke in the months after, research shows. Minor strokes and events known as " transient ischemic attacks " (TIA), or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stroke prevention drug combo shows promise
If you've had a minor stroke or a transient ischemic stroke (TIA), taking the clot-preventing drug clopidogrel along with aspirin may lower your risk of having a major stroke within the next 90 days, according to new research published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Stroke prevention drug combo shows promise, study says
(University of Texas at Austin) If you've had a minor stroke or a transient ischemic stroke (TIA), taking the clot-preventing drug clopidogrel along with aspirin may lower your risk of having a major stroke within the next 90 days, according to new research published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chronic Aspirin Exposure Linked to Melanoma Risk in Males
WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 -- Chronic acetylsalicylic acid (ASA; aspirin) exposure is associated with increased risk of malignant melanoma (MM) in men, but not women, according to a letter to the editor published online March 27 in the Journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For women with history of pregnancy loss, walking may aid chance of becoming pregnant
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) The study was conducted by recent graduate Lindsey Russo and her advisor Brian Whitcomb, associate professor of biostatistics and epidemiology in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Their findings among healthy women ages 18 to 40 years old with a history of one or two pregnancy losses are based on their secondary analysis of the multi-site Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Non-Aspirin NSAIDs Offer No Survival Advantage in Metastatic RCC
(MedPage Today) -- First such study in this group; findings run counter to prior research in other cancers (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Ascomp with Codeine (Butalbital, Aspirin, Caffeine, and Codeine Phosphate Capsules) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 7, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Daily aspirin linked to higher risk in men
Men who take once-daily aspirin have nearly double the risk of melanoma compared to men who are not exposed to daily aspirin, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. Women, however, do not have an increased risk in this large patient population. The study was published April 27 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Daily aspirin linked to higher risk in men
(Northwestern University) Men who take once-daily aspirin have nearly double the risk of melanoma compared to men who are not exposed to daily aspirin, reports a large new study.Women, however, do not have an increased risk. This does not mean men should stop aspirin therapy to lower the risk of heart attack, the authors stressed. They should avoid tanning beds and get regular skin checks by a dermatologist. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ascomp with Codeine (Butalbital, Aspirin, Caffeine, and Codeine Phosphate Capsules) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 2, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Use of ibuprofen and similar NSAIDs may shorten life of patients
(IOS Press) Ibuprofen, aspirin, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are among the most commonly utilized medications in the United States. Primarily for treating pain, inflammation, and preventing cardiovascular disease, NSAIDs' promising anti-cancer properties have been highlighted by a growing body of data in recent years. However, a new study in the journal Kidney Cancer indicated that non-aspirin NSAID use was associated with shorter overall survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Panels Vote to Add Aspirin Warning to Naproxen Label FDA Panels Vote to Add Aspirin Warning to Naproxen Label
Two FDA panels voted to include a warning against concomitant aspirin use on the naproxen nonprescription Drug Facts label, and to make no such changes to the current ibuprofen label.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Obesity inhibits key cancer defense mechanism
(Hokkaido University) Obesity could enhance cancer development while aspirin might prevent it -- a new insight into potential targets for cancer prevention. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 26, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Drug Combo Boosts 1-Year CABG Vein Graft Patency (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Ticagrelor and aspirin together better than aspirin alone (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - April 24, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Ticagrelor & #43; Aspirin Beneficial After Elective CABG
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- For patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), ticagrelor + aspirin is associated with significantly increased saphenous vein graft patency rates compared with aspirin alone, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Use of 2 anti-clotting medications following bypass surgery improves outcomes for grafted veins
(JAMA Network) Taking aspirin plus an anti-clotting medication for one year after heart bypass surgery resulted in less narrowing of the vein used to bypass a blocked artery than taking aspirin alone. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news