low-dose aspirin

low-dose aspirin

Vascular disease A minimal dose of aspirin administered daily to a person known to be at risk for coronary artery occlusion
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In contrast, there was no significant benefit of low-dose aspirin among the subset of women who met general criteria for pregnancy loss that required one or two pregnancy losses at any time in the past, but excluded those meeting restricted criteria.
The risk of major bleeding events in Italians taking low-dose aspirin was more than 50% higher than in those not on the regimen in a large population-based cohort study.
The findings suggest that a daily, low-dose aspirin pill could be taken to help ward off cancer, in the same way that it is currently prescribed to protect against heart disease.
Low-dose aspirin is taken by millions of Americans to help prevent heart attack and stroke, and to manage heart disease.
So should we all be popping a low-dose aspirin every day?
The new research amassed data from six previous studies of 95,456 people who took low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke (primary prevention).
People can combat these statistics by speaking with their doctors about appropriate lifestyle measures, such as daily low-dose aspirin therapy, to help prevent the occurrence of a cardiac event.
Guidelines from ACOG and the USPSTF support use of low-dose aspirin to minimize complications of preeclampsia in pregnancy, but more studies are needed.
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): The use of low-dose aspirin for cardiovascular disease and cancer increases the risk for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, according to a new study.
Patients at risk for gastric ulcers from long-term, low-dose aspirin regimens who received a novel aspirin therapy had significantly less ulceration, compared with those who received standard low-dose aspirin in a randomized, single-blind trial.
A daily low-dose aspirin is often recommended for the prevention of a first or second heart attack or stroke.
These data are corroborated by human studies showing lower risk of many cancers in those taking low-dose aspirin daily.

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