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#Aspirin

# aspirin - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 23rd 2019, 8:19 AM 15,470 Views 12 Comments

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
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# Add Aspirin

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

Sep 23rd 2018, 3:24 PM 12,273 Views 8 Comments

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
# Stopping Spreading
# Stopping Spreading

Aspirin can give major survival boost to patients battling some cancers

Apr 21st 2016, 9:25 AM 16,513 Views 55 Comments

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
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# Prevention

Irish study finds aspirin may help stop breast cancer from spreading

Aug 13th 2014, 1:39 PM 6,227 Views 14 Comments

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
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# DNA

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

Apr 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,097 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Health
# Health

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

Sep 30th 2013, 9:15 PM 6,404 Views 32 Comments

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
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

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

Nov 7th 2012, 2:56 PM 4,115 Views 7 Comments

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
# Headaches
# Headaches

Painkillers "can cause" headaches

Sep 19th 2012, 9:37 AM 4,829 Views 18 Comments

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?
# Cancer
# Cancer

Can an aspirin a day lower your cancer risk?

Aug 11th 2012, 3:03 PM 4,199 Views 11 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Mar 21st 2012, 10:05 AM 3,163 Views 18 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 21st 2012, 8:26 AM 4,948 Views 15 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# aspirin - Friday 28 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Oct 28th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,190 Views 7 Comments

Nine things you should know this morning…

# aspirin - Friday 22 October, 2010

Daily aspirin helps prevent colon cancer, says study
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# Living

Daily aspirin helps prevent colon cancer, says study

Oct 22nd 2010, 3:53 PM 686 Views 1 Comment

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