Taking a small daily dose of aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing - or dying from - bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer, according to a large review of scientific studies.
Researchers who analysed all availabl
Women who took aspirin at least a couple of times a week had a much lower risk of developing lung cancer, whether or not they ever smoked, according to a study of more than a thousand Asian women.
Seniors who take aspirin daily are twice as likely to have late stage macular degeneration, an age-related loss of vision, than people who never take the pain reliever, according to a European study.
The data do not show that aspirin cause
Cheap, easy-to-take aspirin tablets may help men being treated for prostate cancer live longer, US researchers reported on Monday.
Prostate cancer patients who had been treated with either surgery or radiation, and who took aspirin or othe
A warning has gone out against giving aspirin to children with cold or flu, because it can lead to a rare but life-threatening condition, warns a local doctor.
Several studies have linked the use of aspirin to the development of Reye's syn