COMMON painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen could triple a patient’s chances of surviving head and neck cancer, a study revealed yesterday. More than a third of people with head and neck cancer have a gene mutation that means they could benefit from regularly taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs .
The widespread practice by healthy seniors of taking a baby Aspirin every day may do more harm than good, according to a U.S.-Australian study of more than 19,000 volunteers.
They were also at “significantly” increased risk of serious internal bleeding. Those who had not previously suffered a stroke or heart attack and did not take aspirin were more likely to live longer. Experts said the findings showed many older people may be taking the medicine “unnecessarily” and that it is “really of very little […]
DAILY aspirin can help people with potentially deadly Type 2 diabetes and heart failure to live longer, research suggests.
ASPIRIN could play a major role in preventing many types of cancer, scientists say. A study launched today will assess whether the common over-the-counter drug should be taken to reduce risk.
Advil, Tylenol, Aleve, and Aspirin. These over-the-counter drugs are essential to our daily body pains. But are we really using the right one for a headache? Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Feedburner
IF EVER a form of medication deserved the term “wonder drug” it’s aspirin. Daily Express :: Health Feed
Scientists said taking a low dose for at least six months can reduce the chances of being struck down by almost 50 per cent. A study involving more than 600,000 people found the common over-the-counter drug was especially effective against types of the killer disease which start in the digestive system. The risk of cancers […]
AN ASPIRIN a day can halve the risk of developing some cancers, a major study suggests. Daily Express :: Health Feed
Scientists found the body can suffer a “rebound effect” following a sudden withdrawal – causing clots in vessels that supply the heart or brain. The study shows how suddenly stopping the blood-thinning medication raises the risk of patients suffering a heart attack or stroke by 37 per cent. Up to half of those prescribed aspirin […]