Aspirin a day ‘risky in old age’ finds major study

An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away, new research suggests.
A low daily dose of the blood-thinning medicine has limited health benefits for older people hoping to prolong good health, a study involving more than 19,000 participants found.
Aspirin did not significantly reduce the risk of a heart attack, stroke, or extend life free of disability or dementia among healthy adults over the age of 70, a comprehensive study found.
However the medicine was linked with an increased risk of serious bleeding, in line with previous findings.
Lead researcher Professor John McNeil, of Monash... read more

 
16 September 2018 in Politics, Views: 84
Source: Scotsman
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