Aspirin News and Research

RSS
Aspirin also known as acetylsalicylic acid is a salicylate drug, often used as an analgesic to relieve minor aches and pains, as an antipyretic to reduce fever, and as an anti-inflammatory medication. Aspirin also has an antiplatelet, or "anti-clotting", effect and is used in long-term, low doses to prevent heart attacks, strokes and blood clot formation in people at high risk for developing blood clots. It has also been established that low doses of aspirin may be given immediately after a heart attack to reduce the risk of another heart attack or of the death of cardiac tissue.
CTA tests motivate people with suspected coronary artery disease to adopt healthier lifestyle practices

CTA tests motivate people with suspected coronary artery disease to adopt healthier lifestyle practices

NCDR provides data to study appropriate use of oral anticoagulant therapy

NCDR provides data to study appropriate use of oral anticoagulant therapy

Living healthy lifestyle could benefit men with high genetic risk of developing bowel cancer

Living healthy lifestyle could benefit men with high genetic risk of developing bowel cancer

Benefits of cardioprotective drugs may extend beyond preventing acute coronary syndromes

Benefits of cardioprotective drugs may extend beyond preventing acute coronary syndromes

New research seeks to find most effective medication for preventing life-threatening clots

New research seeks to find most effective medication for preventing life-threatening clots

New molecular mechanism may explain pain relieving drug’s diverse benefits

New molecular mechanism may explain pain relieving drug’s diverse benefits

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Nutrition could be cost-effective treatment to improve health in malnourished older adults

Nutrition could be cost-effective treatment to improve health in malnourished older adults

New study suggests major change in treatment of significant number of ACS patients

New study suggests major change in treatment of significant number of ACS patients

Study shows non-inferiority of short-term dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with DES placement

Study shows non-inferiority of short-term dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with DES placement

Study shows hospitals that send more number of heart patients to ICU perform worse in quality of care

Study shows hospitals that send more number of heart patients to ICU perform worse in quality of care

Updated AAN guidelines state closure not recommended for individuals with stroke and heart defect

Updated AAN guidelines state closure not recommended for individuals with stroke and heart defect

FDA approves Absorb GT1 BVS to treat coronary artery disease

FDA approves Absorb GT1 BVS to treat coronary artery disease

Emergency physicians encourage safe fireworks practices

Emergency physicians encourage safe fireworks practices

Omega-3 PUFA biomarkers demonstrate benefits for fatal CHD

Omega-3 PUFA biomarkers demonstrate benefits for fatal CHD

New study reveals startling trend in mortality rates from heart disease and stroke

New study reveals startling trend in mortality rates from heart disease and stroke

Blood levels of omega-3s fatty acids linked to lower risk of deadly heart attacks

Blood levels of omega-3s fatty acids linked to lower risk of deadly heart attacks

CYP2C19 gene variants undermine clopidogrel stroke prevention

CYP2C19 gene variants undermine clopidogrel stroke prevention

New Aspirin-Guide mobile app helps clinicians and patients make informed decisions about aspirin use

New Aspirin-Guide mobile app helps clinicians and patients make informed decisions about aspirin use

AF patients at risk for stroke mostly treated with aspirin-only prescription instead of blood thinners

AF patients at risk for stroke mostly treated with aspirin-only prescription instead of blood thinners