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aspirin

as prin

  • n  the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets

  • A British study challenges the usefulness of aspirin for those who haven't already had a heart attack.
  • People with a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer could cut their chances of developing the disease in half by taking a daily dose of aspirin, researchers said.
  • With the rise of wonder drugs, the common aspirin might have been expected to suffer a decline.
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  • Aspirin Slows DNA Mutations In Pre-Cancerous Conditions
    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study has determined a possible explanation as to why aspirin is able to lower the risk of some cancers. Aspirin has been known to lower the risk of cancers, and researchers wrote in the journal PLOS Genetics that the reason why is because the medicine slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous ...
    June 19, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Adaptrin® Announced Today Details Of How Its Scientifically Proven, All Natural Tibetan Herbal Supplement, Promotes ...
    Adaptrin® announced today details of how its scientifically proven, all natural Tibetan herbal supplement, promotes cardiovascular health in both men and women. While baby aspirin is often advised for patients at risk for cardiovascular disease, Adaptrin® can offer similar long-term benefits for cardiovascular health, all of which are supported by both long standing traditions and clinical ...
    June 19, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Aspirin may fight cancer by slowing DNA damage
    Aspirin is known to lower risk for some cancers, and a new study points to a possible explanation, with the discovery that aspirin slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition.
    June 18, 2013 - Science Daily

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