Medications

Can aspirin help tackle some cancers?

Low-dose aspirin may improve survival odds for patients battling head/neck and lung cancer, two new studies suggest.

Cardiology

Aspirin should not be recommended for healthy people over 70

Low-dose aspirin does not prolong disability-free survival of healthy people over 70, even in those at the highest risk of cardiovascular disease. The late breaking results of the ASPREE trial are presented today at ESC Congress ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Daily aspirin might ease COPD flare-ups

(HealthDay)—Many Americans take a daily low-dose aspirin to protect their hearts. Now it appears aspirin may also reduce flare-ups of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Obstetrics & gynaecology

ACOG updates guidelines for gestational HTN, preeclampsia

(HealthDay)—The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) has updated its guidance on the management of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia as well as chronic hypertension in pregnant women; the two ...

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