Monday, 17 September 2018

Aspirin a Day?


A large,detailed study using healthy people over 70 in a daily aspirin versus placebo trial appears to have shown no benefits in terms of increasing health and longevity (https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/sep/16/daily-aspirin-unlikely-to-help-older-people-live-longer-study-finds). In fact, some studies appear to suggest that this pain-relieving, anticoagulant actually increases conditions such as stroke.

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