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Aspirin use cuts risk of digestive tract cancers: study

Paris - Regular aspirin use reduces the risk of digestive tract cancer 20 to 40 percent, according to findings published Thursday that bolster growing evidence the common analgesic can help prevent the disease.

Essential Science: Aspirin combats air pollution on lungs

New research shows that the humble aspirin could help to reduce the adverse impact of air pollution upon the lungs. The effects were assessed against different forms of air pollution, across a 28-day period.

Aspirin may be 'safe' for brain-bleed strokes

Edinburgh - People who have suffered a stroke can reduce the risk of a future strike by taking aspirin each day, according to a new study. As aspirin thins the blood, some medics had previously been cautious about recommending the drug to patients.

FDA issues warning about antacids

Washington - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about over-the-counter antacid products that contain aspirin. This is in relation to risks of internal bleeding.

Can aspirin reduce cancer risk?

Aspirin, one of the longest established pain relievers, may help to lower the risk of certain cancers, according to a new study.

Aspirin could one day help target neurodegenerative diseases

Medical scientists have found that a breakdown product from aspirin can block the cell death associated with various neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.

Trial launched to investigate aspirin and cancer

A major study has begun to examine whether taking aspirin each day can stop some of the most common types of cancers from recurring.

Aspirin reduces colon, liver cancer risk, won't cause ulcers

Aspirin has long been associated with helping to prevent or lessen the severity of heart attacks, but new research is showing it may help with various forms of cancer as well.

Aspirin increases survival rate in older colon cancer patients

As published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, older people with colon cancer who were prescribed a daily dose of aspirin were less likely to die than those who were not.

Aspirin may help treat some colon cancers

Aspirin, according to some recent trails, may help treat colon cancer. This discovery applies to certain cancer patients who suffer with a particular gene mutation.

Aspirin linked to lower lung cancer risk in women

Aspirin is being touted once more for its potential cancer prevention properties, this time in the lungs. A new study has found women who took Aspirin twice a week had a lower risk of lung cancer, whether or not they smoked.

Aspirin may help reduce some cancer risks

Oxford - Aspirin, that old medicine cabinet standby, may just be the right tool to prevent and treat some forms of cancer, say British researchers.

Tylenol Recall: 8 Hour Caplets 50 count, chemical contamination

Washington - Some Tylenol 8 Hour caplets have been recalled following a small number of complaints of a musty or moldy odor. The uncharacteristic odor is thought to be caused by the presence of trace amounts of a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole.

Taking aspirin could increase odds of beating breast cancer

A study out from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School suggests taking aspirin is linked to increased survival after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Bayer HealthCare

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent Warning Letters to Bayer HealthCare concerning two unlawful, over-the-counter (OTC) ASA products, Bayer Women's Low Dose Aspirin + Calcium (Bayer Women's) and (Bayer Heart Advantage).

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