Aspirin

How Can We Personalize The Latest Treatment Recommendations?

(MedPage Today) -- So, I leave the country for a few days, and suddenly we're no longer using baby aspirin. Wait, what? Sunburned on One Side I'm just back from taking our first full vacation in about 4 years, having accompanied my wife on a...

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Some Health Issues Should Not Be Evaluated In The Office

I received a phone call from an elderly gentleman who was closer to ninety years of age than 80, was taking an aspirin, and had just suffered a fall and hit his head. He did not know why or how he fell. He asked for an appointment the same day to...

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An Aspirin A Day Is No Longer Recommended For Most Adults. So What Should You Do?

New guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) are once again taking an axe to the often-heard health axiom: “An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away.”  Weighing the balance of benefits and harms, the USPSTF recommends that...

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New Guidelines Could Shift How People Prevent Heart Disease And Stroke

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is considering updating its guidance on taking a daily aspirin to prevent cardiovascular issues.
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke, Cardiology

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Uspstf May Shift Age Range For Use Of Aspirin In Cv Prevention

(MedPage Today) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) signaled that aspirin may be appropriate to initiate for primary cardiovascular prevention in some high-risk adults ages 40 to 59, but not for those 60 and older. The draft...
Related topics: Cardiology

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New Study Finds Aspirin Can Significantly Cut Covid Risks — And Even Death

A new study finds that simple, over-the-counter aspirin may be able to protect COVID-19 patients from extreme risk, including the need for mechanical ventilation, the Jerusalem Post reported. What are the details? New research from George...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Uspstf Doubles Down On Aspirin For Preeclampsia Prevention

(MedPage Today) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reaffirmed its recommendations that pregnant women at a high risk of preeclampsia should take a daily aspirin regimen at the end of the first trimester. In grade B recommendations...
Related topics: Preeclampsia

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Women With Type 2 Diabetes Get Fewer Cardioprotective Drugs Than Men

A post-hoc analysis of REWIND shows underuse of statins and aspirin in women with type 2 diabetes compared with men with the same disease. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Aspirin And Heparin Increase Bleeding Risk During Evt

New data from MR CLEAN-MED show that aspirin and heparin, alone or in combination, double the risk for symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage when given during endovascular therapy (EVT) for ischemic stroke. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Stroke, Ischemic Stroke

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Aspirin Is Effective Treatment For Blood Clots Following Total Knee Replacement

Study finds: "Aspirin is effective in preventing propagation of infrapopliteal deep venous thrombosis following total knee arthroplasty" honored as Knee Society 2021 John N. Insall Award Winner
Related topics: Medical Research, Thrombosis

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Disease Expert Who Spoke To Minnesota Vikings About Covid Jab Claims On Msnbc: ‘be More Worried...

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Meet The Patients Who Helped Run A Big Aspirin Trial

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3 Reasons Dollar General's Foray Into Healthcare Will Work

On the surface it's a seemingly odd move. Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a discount retailer. Though it sells the most basic of at-home health staples like bandages and aspirin, moving deeper into healthcare waters is a move away from its core...

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Low-dose Aspirin Cuts Heart Risks In Patients Battling Pneumonia

THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 -- Aspirin has long been taken by heart patients to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack, but a new study suggests that it can also guard against cardiovascular trouble in pneumonia patients. Such complications are...
Related topics: Pneumonia, Stroke, Medical Research, Cardiology

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More Sartan Recalls; Too Much Aspirin Use; Stroke Severity A Transmissible Trait?

(MedPage Today) -- Regulators in the U.K. and Canada are recalling several dozen lots of irbesartan (Avapro), losartan (Cozaar), and valsartan (Diovan) due to contamination with a potentially mutagenic azido impurity. The CDC's scheduled panel...
Related topics: Stroke, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Preventive Aspirin Use Up For Seniors With Versus Without Diabetes

TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 -- Aspirin use for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is higher for older adults with versus those without diabetes, according to a study published online June 21 in JAMA Network Open. Elizabeth Y. Liu, from...
Related topics: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Too Many Older Americans Are Taking Daily Aspirin

TUESDAY, June 22, 2021 -- Many older adults are still taking a daily baby aspirin to ward off first-time heart problems — despite guidelines that now discourage it, a new study finds. Researchers found that one-half to 62% of U.S. adults aged 70...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Acc 2021 Highlights: Drugs And Alcohol

Aspirin dosing, alcohol and atrial fibrillation, dual vs mono antiplatelet therapy post PCI, and sacubitril/valsartan post MI are among the drug highlights from ACC 2021. theheart.org on Medscape
Related topics: Alcohol

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Study Finds Aspirin Takes The Headache Out Of Restoration

New Curtin research has shown how a readily available, cheap and safe-to-use product found in the medicine cabinet of most homes could be the key to better ecological restoration practices with major benefits for the environment and agriculture.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Vaccines In Health Workers; Aspirin To Prevent Cvd: It's Tthealthwatch!

(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso...
Related topics: Vaccines, Podcasts, Medical Research

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