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Aspirin disappoints for avoiding first heart attack, stroke

Updated : August 27, 2018 08:50 AM IST

One found that aspirin did not help prevent first strokes or heart attacks in people at moderate risk for one because they had several health threats such as smoking, high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
Aspirin did not help prevent cancer as had been hoped.
The aspirin studies used 100 milligrams a day, more than the 81-milligram pills commonly sold in the United States but still considered low dose.
Aspirin disappoints for avoiding first heart attack, stroke

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