Medical News Today: Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?
Aspirin and ibuprofen are from the same family of drugs called NSAIDs. People should usually not take the two together. In this article, we discuss how to stay safe when taking aspirin and ibuprofen, what to do if you have taken both together by accident, and alternative medications that do not interact with NSAIDs. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Chemicals in green vegetables show to prevent bowel cancer
Diets high in indole-3-carbinol protect stomach cells from chaotic division Related items fromOnMedica FOB associated with rise in all-cause mortality Colorectal cancer risk link to ‘inflammatory’ foods Taking aspirin with a PPI reduces risk of oesophageal cancer Cetuximab with chemo shrinks more secondaries Overweight teens more likely to have severe liver disease later (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New study on aspirin has contradictory results, finding both increased and decreased risks for use in diabetic patients
(Natural News) Based on research that was presented at the American College of Cardiology‘s 67th Annual Scientific Session, individuals who have both Type 2 diabetes and heart failure, and take an aspirin daily, seem to have a lower risk of dying or being hospitalized for heart failure. But surprisingly enough, the data showed that the intake... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds women who take daily aspirin reduce their risk of HIV by 35%
HIV requires 'target cells' in the genital tract. Previous studies showed inflammation increases the number of those cells. Now a Canadian study has shown anti-inflammatory drugs do reduce HIV risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PPI Plus Aspirin Improves Outcomes in Barrett's Esophagus PPI Plus Aspirin Improves Outcomes in Barrett's Esophagus
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Aug 3, 2018 This Week in Cardiology Aug 3, 2018 This Week in Cardiology
Aspirin dosing, a potential new drug for SVT, apixaban in patients with ESRD, TAVR, and saunas, are discussed in this week's podcasttheheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Evidence Builds for Weight-Adjusted Aspirin in Primary Prevention Evidence Builds for Weight-Adjusted Aspirin in Primary Prevention
A meta-analysis'argues for more tailored and personalized decision-making about the dose of aspirin,'said an observer. Effects on bleeding and cancer risk also were weight-dependent.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Aspirin/NSAID Use and Improved Survival in Ovarian Cancer Aspirin/NSAID Use and Improved Survival in Ovarian Cancer
Women who reported used aspirin or NSAIDs following a diagnosis of ovarian cancer showed an improved disease-specific survival compared with those who did not.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Taking aspirin just twice a week reduces a woman ’s risk of ovarian cancer by 10%
EXCLUSIVE Researchers from the National Cancer Institute and Moffitt Cancer Center believe that as an anti-inflammatory drug, aspirin prevents DNA damage that causes cancer to develop. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RPS Scotland talks to BBC Radio Scotland about the rising cost of prescribing
The cost of prescriptions has gone up by 25% in the last decade, with new figures also showing paracetamol and aspirin are among the most commonly dispensed pills in Scotland. NHS figures showed the (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 26, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Does Analgesic Use Improve Survival in Ovarian Cancer?
Recent use of aspirin or NSAIDs is associated with improved ovarian cancer –specific survival. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Against Ovarian Cancer
One low-dose aspirin -- the type many older women already take to help their hearts -- was tied to a 10 percent reduction in developing ovarian cancer and as much as a 30 percent improvement in survival for ovarian cancer patients, two new studies have found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analgesics Reduced Risk, Improved Prognosis for Ovarian Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Two large-scale studies showed modest benefits for daily use of aspirin, NSAIDs (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - July 20, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Daily Low - Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, News, Source Type: news

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- One low-dose aspirin a day could help women avoid ovarian cancer or boost their survival should it develop, two new studies suggest. In fact, daily low-dose aspirin -- the type many older women already take to help their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer
Title: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ticagrelor and Aspirin Use the Week Before Randomization Ticagrelor and Aspirin Use the Week Before Randomization
This new analysis of the SOCRATES trial explored the efficacy and safety of ticagrelor versus aspirin in patients who received any aspirin the week before randomization.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer
(Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer - July 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Raised risk of MI and mortality when starting sulfonylurea
Continuing metformin when introducing sulfonylureas in type 2 diabetes safer than switching Related items fromOnMedica Sugar not saturated fat is the major issue for CVD Experts query risks of pioglitazone Regulators suspend Avandia over safety concerns Daily aspirin use linked to major bleeding Use of DPP-4 inhibitors associated with increased risk of IBD (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Scientific expert reaction to Cochrane Review on omega-3 fatty acids
This study provides no evidence to suggest that this dietary advice should change.”Read the press releaseSee the media coverageDeclared interestsProf Tim Chico: “No conflicts.”Dr Ian Johnson: “Ian Johnson has previously held honorary academic appointments in the medical school at the University of East Anglia.”Prof Tom Sanders: “Scientific governor of British Nutrition Foundation, Honorary Director of Nutrition HEART UK.”The Science Media CentreThe Science Media Centre is an independent venture working to promote the voices, stories and views from the scientific community to the ne...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

An Aspirin a Day for Heart Health? It May Depend on Your Weight
The size of the dose and weight of the patient may have significant effects on outcome. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Aspirin Weight Heart Research Source Type: news

An Aspirin A Day? Not So Fast
Daily, low-dose aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and several types of cancer. Now, though, a new study shows that a one-dose-fits-all regimen doesn't work for everyone. People who weigh over 70 kg (154 lbs) should reconsider their daily aspirin. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

How Common is Recurrent Kawasaki Disease?
Patient Presentation A 3.5-year-old female came to clinic with a 2-day history fever up to 101°F. The evening before she had complained of a sore throat but had no rhinorrhea, cough or rash. She was drinking reasonably well and was urinating frequently. She had been to a birthday party where an older child had had strep throat. The past medical history was positive for Kawasaki Disease diagnosed at 17 months of age and treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) on day 6 of fever. Her echocardiograms had been negative and she was being appropriately monitored by cardiology. The family history was positive for heart...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Down with One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Aspirin, Researchers Argue
(MedPage Today) -- Uniform dosing questioned considering the range of body sizes in the general population (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Lytic No Better Than Aspirin for Mild Ischemic Stroke
(MedPage Today) -- But early termination of randomized PRISM trial made findings not definitive (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 11, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Lytic No Better Than Aspirin in Mild Ischemic Stroke Trial
(MedPage Today) -- But early termination of randomized PRISM trial made findings not definitive (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 10, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Misoprostol Helps Heal Small Bowel Ulcers
(MedPage Today) -- Study found three times the rate of healing in chronic aspirin users versus placebo (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 10, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Could Aspirin Help Keep Alzheimer's Away?
Title: Could Aspirin Help Keep Alzheimer's Away?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - July 6, 2018 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Could Aspirin Help Keep Alzheimer's Away?
THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 -- If new research in mice bears out in humans, that daily low-dose aspirin many people take to keep heart trouble at bay might also protect their brains against Alzheimer's. Scientists report aspirin appeared to help clear... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Aspirin may reduce toxic plaque
A new study suggests that taking aspirin in low, regular doses may reduce the buildup of Alzheimer's-specific amyloid plaque in the brain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Aspirin ‘clears toxin linked to Alzheimer’s’
A LOW dose of aspirin may help brain cells clear away a “toxic protein molecule” at the core of Alzheimer’s, early research suggested yesterday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin may help reduce effects of Alzheimer's disease
Daily low doses of aspirin may help reduce the effects of Alzheimer's disease and protect memory, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-Dose PPI Plus Aspirin Reduced Esophageal Cancer Risk
Combination therapy with a high-dose proton pump inhibitor and aspirin reduced the risk of progression to esophageal cancer in patients with Barrett esophagus. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Bryant Furlow Source Type: news

Aspirin could protect you from dementia, study finds
For years, scientists have tried to work out how to activate cleaning cells to remove waste and slow the disease. A team at Rush University Medical Center found the answer may lie in aspirin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can aspirin treat Alzheimer's?
A regimen of low-dose aspirin potentially may reduce plaques in the brain, which will reduce Alzheimer's disease pathology and protect memory, according to neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center, who published the results of their study today in the July issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Can aspirin treat Alzheimer's?
(Rush University Medical Center) regimen of low-dose aspirin potentially may reduce plaques in the brain, which will reduce Alzheimer's disease pathology and protect memory, according to neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center, who published the results of their study today in the July issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Can commonly-used medicines increase your sensitivity to the sun?
A new study from the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that a daily dose of aspirin could double a man's risk of skin cancer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Are Estimates of Aspirin's Bleeding Risk Off the Mark?
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds rates dramatically higher than in USPSTF models (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 27, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Anticoagulants, NSAIDs Do Not Affect Accuracy Of Fecal Immunochemical Tests Anticoagulants, NSAIDs Do Not Affect Accuracy Of Fecal Immunochemical Tests
Anticoagulants and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including aspirin, do not affect the accuracy of fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) used in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Aspirin Use Doesn ’ t Cut Cancer Incidence in Older T2DM Patients
In subgroup analyses, reduced incidence of cancer seen in participants aged younger than 65 years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 25, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Aspirin Use Doesn't Cut Cancer Incidence in Older T2DM Patients
MONDAY, June 25, 2018 -- For Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes, low-dose aspirin is not associated with reduced cancer incidence, except in those younger than 65 years, according to a study published online June 16 in Diabetes Care. Sadanori... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Reduced-Intensity Warfarin Safe With On-X Heart Valve Reduced-Intensity Warfarin Safe With On-X Heart Valve
Low-dose warfarin plus aspirin was associated with less bleeding without increasing thromboembolic events compared with standard-dose warfarin after aortic valve replacement with the On-X mechanical valve.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

tissue valve and taking aspirin?
Title: tissue valve and taking aspirin?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/21/2000 6:38:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
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