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Drug of choice

Drug of choice

Is aspirin the best drug medicine has to offer?

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Aspirin and cancer

Aspirin and cancer

The Lancet, one of the world’s most prestigious medical publications, has just published a series of articles on aspirin and the prevention of cancer. The one getting the most international attention is a “meta-analysis” by Professor Martin Rothwell of Oxford and his team, looking at many studies pooled and analyzed as a unit. His new conclusion: taking aspirin decreased the risk of metastatic spread of colon cancer perhaps as much as 50 percent. His old, contested conclusion: taking aspirin for only three to five years seemed to decrease the risk of getting colon cancer.

April 13, 2012 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »