The role of platelet glycoprotein IIIa polymorphism in the high prevalence of in vitro aspirin
resistance in patients with intracoronary stent restenosis.
During the discussion it was pointed out that low dose Aspirin
is being used by Obstetricians & Gynecologists during pregnancy as it increases the blood flow to the fetus.
A number of recent studies, including a large, international one that involved more than 19,000 people in the US and Australia and whose findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine in September last year, showed that regular low-dose aspirin
intake did not result in any reduction in the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Smith recommends that, before prescribing aspirin
to healthy adults for prevention, we assess each individual's personal cardiovascular and bleeding risk using an online decision tool called Aspirin-Guide (www.aspiringuide.com).
After a median follow-up period of 4.7 years, rates of cardiovascular disease were not significantly different between the aspirin
and placebo groups, nor did aspirin
improve disability-free survival, the researchers reported.
"This information about the effects of aspirin
in people without a history of heart attack, stroke or revascularization is very important, because the high rates of internal bleeding and mortality were not balanced by a reduction in major cardiovascular events," says Cleveland Clinic preventive cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD.
can be dangerous to take every day without medical advice, it can still be a lifesaver for many - and you certainly shouldn't stop taking it without talking to your GP.
Their analysis found that low-dose aspirin
use was associated with a lower risk of ovarian cancer while standard-dose aspirin
use was not.
was the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID) to be discovered.
Over the past decade, research scientists and physicians have looked into the possibility that low-dose aspirin
might have an effect on cognitive functions, such as thinking, processing, reasoning, and remembering.
Balancing the risks and benefit of aspirin
therapy is not an easy challenge, according to a health behavior researcher at HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis.
The patients either received aspirin
within six hours of CABG or had it given after 12 hours.