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# aspirin - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Study says healthy adults shouldn't take aspirin daily due to bleeding risks

Statistically, the benefits were close to the risks.

# aspirin - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Irish patients take part in trial that tests if aspirin can prevent cancer returning

The trial is taking part in the UK and India, as well as in 10 Irish hospitals.

# aspirin - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Aspirin can give major survival boost to patients battling some cancers

A new study has shown that a low dose of the drug is effective during the treatment of bowel, breast and prostate cancer.

# aspirin - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

However, researchers have cautioned that women should not start taking aspirin as a precautionary measure.

# aspirin - Friday 25 April, 2014

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene DNA

Aspirin halves your colon cancer risk ... if you have a certain gene

Scientists are hoping to develop a test that would make it easy to identify who is and is not likely to get positive effects from taking aspirin.

# aspirin - Monday 30 September, 2013

Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 'ineffective for 1 in 5'

A study by the Irish Heart Foundation shows that for 1 in 5 people taking the drug as a preventative measure, it might be ineffective.

# aspirin - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

People more likely to take preventive medications combined in a single pill

New research indicates that changing the delivery of several medications into one fixed-dose combination pill could improve people’s adherence to preventative medications.

# aspirin - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Painkillers "can cause" headaches

Overuse of drugs such as aspirin reduces effectiveness and can cause pain, says NHS authority.

# aspirin - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Can an aspirin a day lower your cancer risk?

It might, but not as much as a previous study suggested.

# aspirin - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Aspirin a day can help prevent and even treat cancer, study suggests

Low doses of the common painkiller significantly reduced the risk of cancers developing and spreading in the body.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# aspirin - Friday 28 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# aspirin - Friday 22 October, 2010

Daily aspirin helps prevent colon cancer, says study

Those who regularly take a low dose of aspirin could be reducing their risk of developing colon cancer – Ireland’s second deadliest cancer.