Aspirin in COVID-19-Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Aspirin in COVID-19-Related Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
A new study found aspirin use independently associated with a reduced risk of mechanical ventilation in COVID-19 patients. What might be the pathophysiological rationale behind aspirin's efficacy?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Dr Chris on why he has taken 'low-dose' aspirin daily for years
DR CHRIS divulged his daily devotion to pop a "low-dose" aspirin into his mouth. Why is the anti-inflammatory painkiller part of his healthcare routine? Find out here. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Chris highlights 'remarkable' aspirin as it reduces risk of 'dying' from Covid
DR CHRIS - the resident doctor for This Morning - highlighted the "remarkable" benefit of taking aspirin. The everyday painkiller is said to reduce the risk of dying from Covid. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Reveals How Aspirin Helps Prevent Colon Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 31, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Research Reveals How Aspirin Helps Prevent Colon Cancer
WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2021 -- New research offers insight into why regular, long-term use of low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk of death from colon and rectal cancers. Resarchers found that aspirin prevents blood cells called platelets from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 31, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can Aspirin Help Prevent Colon Cancer?
Title: Can Aspirin Help Prevent Colon Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/31/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/31/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - March 31, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Painkillers: Don’t take aspirin with ibuprofen without medical advice - NHS warning
THE PAINKILLER aspirin is useful for treating headaches, toothache, and bringing down your temperature when you're feeling ill. However, as with any drug, it can interact with other medication. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-dose aspirin cuts COVID-19 patients' risk of being admitted to the ICU or dying by nearly HALF
A new study, led by the George Washington University School of Medicine, found COVID-19 patients who received aspirin were 43% less likely to go to the ICU and 47% less likely to die. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin Use Tied to Lower Rates of COVID-19 Infection
WEDNESDAY, March 17, 2021 -- Aspirin use for cardiovascular disease prevention may also reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 infection, according to a study recently published in the FEBS Journal. Eugene Merzon, M.D., from Leumit Health Services in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aspirin use may decrease ventilation, ICU admission and death in COVID-19 patients
(George Washington University) George Washington University researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Final results indicating the lung protective effects of aspirin were published today inAnesthesia& Analgesia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Shield You From COVID-19
It's taken by millions to help ward off heart issues, and now preliminary research hints that daily low-dose aspirin might also cut your odds of getting COVID-19. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Low-Dose Aspirin Help Shield You From COVID-19?
MONDAY, March 15, 2021 -- It's already being taken by millions to help ward off heart issues, and now preliminary research hints that daily low-dose aspirin might also cut your odds of contracting COVID-19. As the Israeli research team noted,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Does aspirin thin the blood? How much aspirin you should take - and when it can be harmful
ASPIRIN is a common painkiller that's usually used for headaches, flu, toothaches, and even fevers. But does aspirin thin the blood? Here's why 'baby aspirin' may be used to prevent heart attacks and strokes - and the amount of aspirin you should have to avoid harmful side-effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can aspirin reduce your risk of catching coronavirus? Study shows surprising results
ASPIRIN has been hailed as a miracle drug ever since it was created in 1897, helping with anything from a headache to a cold. But can aspirin reduce your risk of catching coronavirus? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin use for cardiovascular disease may reduce likelihood of COVID-19 infection
(Bar-Ilan University) Aspirin use to avoid the development of cardiovascular diseases in healthy individuals was associated with a 29% lower likelihood of COVID-19 infection, as compared to aspirin non-users. The proportion of patients treated with aspirin was significantly lower among the COVID-19-positive individuals, as compared to the COVID-19-negative ones. And those subjects who had been treated with aspirin were less associated with the likelihood of COVID-19 infection than those who were not. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Aspirin or P2Y12: Antiplatelet Therapy After Stenting Aspirin or P2Y12: Antiplatelet Therapy After Stenting
How long should dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin plus a P2Y12 inhibitor be continued after placement of a drug-eluting stent? A new study looks at the latest evidence.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19: Antiplatelet Agents May Reduce Thrombotic Risk COVID-19: Antiplatelet Agents May Reduce Thrombotic Risk
Severe COVID-19 patients have sustained platelet activation, likely contributing to thrombotic issues seen with the infection. Antiplatelet therapy such as aspirin may be of benefit, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

USPSTF Recommends Low-Dose Aspirin to Prevent Preeclampsia
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2021 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends the use of low-dose aspirin as preventive medication after 12 weeks of gestation for persons at high risk for preeclampsia. This recommendation forms the basis... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aspirin Overused, Statins Underused for CVD Prevention in Seniors
MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 -- For older adults, aspirin seems to be overused and statins underused for cardiovascular event prevention, according to a study published online Feb. 17 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Taeho Greg Rhee,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Big Number: For older adults, taking aspirin regularly may reduce chances of colorectal cancer by 20 percent
But this applies only to those who have regularly used the pain reliever for five or more years before turning 70, researchers say. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Half of U.S. adults over 75 use aspirin, statins, study finds
Roughly half of all adults age 75 and older in the United States take aspirin or a statin to prevent the onset of heart disease, despite the limited benefits of these drugs for older people, a study found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study examines aspirin and statin use among older Americans
(Wiley) An analysis published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society indicates that while adults aged 75 years and older do not benefit from taking aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease, many do so on a regular basis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Yosprala (aspirin and omeprazole)
Title: Yosprala (aspirin and omeprazole)Category: MedicationsCreated: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - February 17, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Aspirin preferred to prevent blood clots in kids after heart surgery
(Murdoch Childrens Research Institute) Aspirin should be favoured over warfarin to prevent blood clotting in children who undergo a surgery that replumbs their hearts, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Low-Dose Aspirin Did Not Reduce Preterm Birth Rates Low-Dose Aspirin Did Not Reduce Preterm Birth Rates
Women at risk of preterm birth who took daily low-dose aspirin did not have significantly lower rates of preterm birth than those who did not take aspirin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Regular Aspirin Use Before Diagnosis May Cut CRC Mortality
Long - term aspirin use before diagnosis also linked to lower odds of diagnosis with distant metastases (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Regular Aspirin Use Before Diagnosis May Cut CRC Mortality
TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2021 -- Regular aspirin use before diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) is associated with reduced CRC-specific mortality, according to a study published online Feb. 2 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Jane C.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study shows aspirin before a diagnosis may lower colorectal cancer mortality
(American Cancer Society) A new study finds that long-term aspirin use before a diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) may be associated with lower CRC-specific mortality. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 2, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Aspirin Linked to Reduced Bladder, Breast Cancer Mortality Aspirin Linked to Reduced Bladder, Breast Cancer Mortality
Regular aspirin use in older people shows no reduction in the incidence of some cancers, but some mortality reductions were seen in an observational study that used data from a large US cohort.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Aspirin Use Tied to Longer Bladder, Breast Cancer Survival
However, aspirin use in older adults not tied to incidence of various cancer types (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 27, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

A ‘Baby’ Aspirin a Day May Help Prevent a Second Pregnancy Loss
Women who have had a pregnancy loss and are trying to get pregnant again may benefit from a daily low-dose aspirin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Annals of Internal Medicine Pregnancy and Childbirth Aspirin Women and Girls Miscarriages Source Type: news

Aspirin Use Tied to Longer Bladder, Breast Cancer Survival
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2021 -- Aspirin use may improve survival for bladder and breast cancer, according to a study published online Jan. 15 in JAMA Network Open. Holli A. Loomans-Kropp, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the National Cancer Institute in Rockville,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Post-Miscarriage, Aspirin May Affect Next Pregnancy
Could something as simple as taking a low-dose aspirin once a day guard against pregnancy loss among women who have already suffered miscarriages? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Women Who've Miscarried, Aspirin Before, During Pregnancy Could Improve Outcomes
TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 -- Could something as simple as taking a low-dose aspirin once a day guard against pregnancy loss among women who have already suffered miscarriages? New research suggests that's the case, though exactly how low-dose aspirin... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adherence to Low-Dose Aspirin Improves Pregnancy Outcomes
TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 -- Adherence to a low-dose aspirin (LDA) regimen improves pregnancy outcomes for women with previous pregnancy loss, according to a study published online Jan. 26 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Ashley I. Naimi, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can Daily Aspirin Lower Colon Cancer Risk?
Title: Can Daily Aspirin Lower Colon Cancer Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 26, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Daily Aspirin Can Lower Colon Cancer Risk, But Age Matters
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Low-dose aspirin may improve pregnancy chances for women with one or two prior miscarriages
NIH study examines pattern of aspirin use, rather than difference between aspirin and placebo groups. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 25, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Daily Aspirin Can Lower Colon Cancer Risk, But Age Matters
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- Low-dose aspirin may help some people curb their risk of developing colon cancer -- but not if they wait until age 70 to start, a large, new study suggests. Researchers found that when people began using aspirin in their 50s... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Aspirin Use Cuts CRC Risk in Those Initiating Use Before Age 70
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 -- Regular use of aspirin is associated with a reduced risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) among those with initiation of aspirin before age 70 years, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in JAMA Oncology. Chuan... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Does aspirin lower colorectal cancer risk in older adults? It depends on when they start
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A new study has found that there is no protection against colorectal cancer if people begin taking aspirin regularly after age 70. However, there appears to be such protection if aspirin is started before age 70 and continued. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Regular aspirin use can lower risk for death in bladder, breast cancers, study finds
People who take aspirin at least three times per week are more likely to survive bladder cancer, according to an analysis published Friday by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns about serious bleeding risk with over-the-counter antacid products containing aspirin
[06-06-2016] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about the risk of serious bleeding when using nonprescription, also known as over-the-counter or OTC, aspirin-containing antacid products to treat heartburn, sour stomach, acid indigestion, or upset stomach. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Brick (NJ) EMTs Save Man Who Suffered Widowmaker Heart Attack
Amanda Oglesby Asbury Park Press (MCT) BRICK – Joe Holler was mowing his lawn before noon on Halloween when he began to feel weak. Worried that he was having a heart attack, Holler took a baby aspirin and called 911. Holler’s quick thinking and a 6-minute response from Brick EMTs Joseph Sharkey and Brian Schwarz averted what would otherwise have been a tragedy, police said in a news release. Within minutes of their arrival, and that of Patrolman Daniel Fogarty, Holler’s pain worsened. Before the ambulance pulled away from his home, Holler slipped into unco...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest EMT New Jersey Source Type: news

Brick (NJ) EMTs Save Man Who Suffered Widowmaker Heart Attack
Amanda Oglesby Asbury Park Press (MCT) BRICK – Joe Holler was mowing his lawn before noon on Halloween when he began to feel weak. Worried that he was having a heart attack, Holler took a baby aspirin and called 911. Holler’s quick thinking and a 6-minute response from Brick EMTs Joseph Sharkey and Brian Schwarz averted what would otherwise have been a tragedy, police said in a news release. Within minutes of their arrival, and that of Patrolman Daniel Fogarty, Holler’s pain worsened. Before the ambulance pulled away from his home, Holler slipped into unco...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest EMT New Jersey Source Type: news

Brick (NJ) EMTs Save Man Who Suffered Widowmaker Heart Attack
Amanda Oglesby Asbury Park Press (MCT) BRICK – Joe Holler was mowing his lawn before noon on Halloween when he began to feel weak. Worried that he was having a heart attack, Holler took a baby aspirin and called 911. Holler’s quick thinking and a 6-minute response from Brick EMTs Joseph Sharkey and Brian Schwarz averted what would otherwise have been a tragedy, police said in a news release. Within minutes of their arrival, and that of Patrolman Daniel Fogarty, Holler’s pain worsened. Before the ambulance pulled away from his home, Holler slipped into unco...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest EMT New Jersey Source Type: news

Brick (NJ) EMTs Save Man Who Suffered Widowmaker Heart Attack
Amanda Oglesby Asbury Park Press (MCT) BRICK – Joe Holler was mowing his lawn before noon on Halloween when he began to feel weak. Worried that he was having a heart attack, Holler took a baby aspirin and called 911. Holler’s quick thinking and a 6-minute response from Brick EMTs Joseph Sharkey and Brian Schwarz averted what would otherwise have been a tragedy, police said in a news release. Within minutes of their arrival, and that of Patrolman Daniel Fogarty, Holler’s pain worsened. Before the ambulance pulled away from his home, Holler slipped into unco...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest EMT New Jersey Source Type: news

Brick (NJ) EMTs Save Man Who Suffered Widowmaker Heart Attack
Amanda Oglesby Asbury Park Press (MCT) BRICK – Joe Holler was mowing his lawn before noon on Halloween when he began to feel weak. Worried that he was having a heart attack, Holler took a baby aspirin and called 911. Holler’s quick thinking and a 6-minute response from Brick EMTs Joseph Sharkey and Brian Schwarz averted what would otherwise have been a tragedy, police said in a news release. Within minutes of their arrival, and that of Patrolman Daniel Fogarty, Holler’s pain worsened. Before the ambulance pulled away from his home, Holler slipped into unco...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest EMT New Jersey Source Type: news

Brick (NJ) EMTs Save Man Who Suffered Widowmaker Heart Attack
Amanda Oglesby Asbury Park Press (MCT) BRICK – Joe Holler was mowing his lawn before noon on Halloween when he began to feel weak. Worried that he was having a heart attack, Holler took a baby aspirin and called 911. Holler’s quick thinking and a 6-minute response from Brick EMTs Joseph Sharkey and Brian Schwarz averted what would otherwise have been a tragedy, police said in a news release. Within minutes of their arrival, and that of Patrolman Daniel Fogarty, Holler’s pain worsened. Before the ambulance pulled away from his home, Holler slipped into unco...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News News Feed Patient Care Cardiac Arrest EMT New Jersey Source Type: news

Lifelong Aspirin for All in the Secondary Prevention of CCS? Lifelong Aspirin for All in the Secondary Prevention of CCS?
Emerging evidence suggests that reappraisal may be warranted regarding the efficacy of lifelong aspirin in some patients with chronic coronary syndrome.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news