Daily Aspirin Linked To More Than 3,000 Deaths Per Year, Scientists Warn

PA | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Taking a daily low dose aspirin to prevent blood clots can be disabling or even lethal for people aged 75 and over with a history of heart attacks or ...

Neanderthals Actually Used 'Aspirin' Just Like Us

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Tech

Most people would agree that having a packet of tablets to hand that can magically make pain disappear is one of the marvels of modern medicine. Espec...

Can An Aspirin Before Sex Make You More Likely To Have A Baby Boy?

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Parents

Women who want to have a baby boy, have been cautioned that advice suggesting taking an aspirin before conception can influence the sex of a baby, is ...

Take Aspirin 'Immediately' After Minor Stroke. Experts Urge

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People should take aspirin "immediately" if they believe they have suffered a minor stroke in order to reduce their risk of having another, more major...

Taking Aspirin Weekly Could Lower Colon Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Taking between half and one-and-a-half aspirin tablets per week could be the key to preventing gastrointestinal cancers including colon cancer, new re...

Can Aspirin Stop Cancer Returning?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The world's largest clinical trial to see whether taking aspirin every day can stop cancer returning has been launched.The study will recruit 11,000 p...

Aspirin Could Double Life Expectancy Of Cancer Patients

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Aspirin can double the life expectancy of patients with cancers affecting the gastrointestinal tract, a major study has found. Men and women with a...

Why An Aspirin A Day Could Cut Your Risk Of Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An aspirin a day could dramatically reduce your chance of getting cancer, according to a new study. The research shows that long-term use of aspir...

Why You Shouldn't Be Taking Aspirin Everyday

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Aspirin has been taken by millions of people as a preventative measure against strokes as it thins the blood and reduces clot formations. Yet new ...

How Aspirin Can Help People Survive Colon Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has reveal that aspirin - which costs about 1.5p per pill - could play a role in better survival rates for colon cancer patients. Usin...

Aspirin Could Be A 'Cure' For Short Tempers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Inflammation has been linked to uncontrollable temper, raising the prospect of treating anger with common drugs such as aspirin. Markers of systemi...

Could This Tiny, Inexpensive Pill Reduce The Risk Of A Heart Attack?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

An aspirin nightcap might reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack in the morning, research suggests. Scientists gave the painkiller to 290 hear...

Aspirin May Cut Skin Cancer Risk

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Aspirin may protect women from the most dangerous form of skin cancer, research has shown. The longer a woman takes the painkiller, the lower the r...

Aspirin Linked To Elderly Blindness

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Regular use of aspirin can more than double the risk of a leading cause of blindness in older people, research suggests. Scientists found a signifi...

Aspirin May Slow Cognitive Decline In Older Women

The Huffington Post | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Daily low dose aspirin could slow the decline in brain power among elderly women at high risk of heart disease, indicates observational research publi...

Aspirin May Help Men With Prostate Cancer Live Longer, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men who have been treated for prostate cancer, either with surgery or radiation, could benefit from taking aspirin regularly, suggests new American re...

Could These Painkillers Prevent Skin Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Aspirin, ibuprofen and painkillers taken by millions of us each day for aches, pains and ailments could have a secondary benefit – prevention agains...

Could An Aspirin A Day Ward Off Cancer?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Aspirin has a proven ability to prevent cancer which should be factored into new patient guidelines, according to the British lead author of a major n...

Could Aspirin Stop The Spread Of Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Australian scientists have discovered that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, could prevent cancer tumours growing and sp...

Is Aspirin Advice Increasingly Hard to Swallow?

Tony Lobl | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Remember the advice to take aspirin even if you don't need it - because it can reduce the chances of heart attack and stroke?

An Aspirin a Day...Could Kill You?

Holly Alsop | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Alsop

Almost one week after Scotland announced plans to supplement the population with Vitamin D, a study in England has shown that population supplementation can do more harm than good, particularly when dosing individuals with the commonly used pain relief, aspirin.

Does An Aspirin A Day Cause More Harm Than Good?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Healthy people who take a daily dose of aspirin to reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke, may be doing themselves more harm than good, new res...

Aspirin Cuts Hereditary Cancer Risk By 60%, Says Study

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK

Many thousands of hereditary cancers and deaths could be prevented simply by taking aspirin, a landmark study has found. Two pills a day cut the lo...

Could An Aspirin A Day Keep Hereditary Bowel Cancer Away?

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle