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No Effect For Daily Aspirin On Healthy Life Span In Older People

Aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living (life free of dementia or persistent physical disability), in a large clinical trial to determine the risks and benefits of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, the NIH has announced. Risk of dying from a range of causes, including cancer and heart disease, […]

Taking Aspirin Immediately After Minor Stroke Limits Further Risk

Experts are recommending people take aspirin immediately if they suspect they have suffered a minor stroke, to reduce the risk of having another, larger stroke. Aspirin is typically given to people who have had a stroke or transient ischaemic attack to prevent further strokes after they have been assessed in hospital and in the longer-term. […]

Boost Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment With Aspirin, Research Finds

Significantly boosting the effectiveness of immunotherapy may be possible by giving cancer patients aspirin along with the treatment, new research from Francis Crick Institute finds. The study showed that skin, breast and bowel cancer cells often produce large amounts of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2). The PGE2 molecule lowers the immune system’s normal response to attack faulty […]

Could Aspirin Be The Key To Supercharging Cancer Immunotherapy?

Giving cancer patients aspirin at the same time as immunotherapy may significantly boost the effectiveness of the treatment, according to new research from Francis Crick Institute. The research, funded by Cancer Research UK, has shown that skin, breast and bowel cancer cells often produce large amounts of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2). The PGE2 molecule dampens down […]