Aspirin

Avoid treating persistent wounds with aspirin: Study

Avoid treating persistent wounds with aspirin: Study

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Non-aspirin pain relievers may be a better choice for residents with chronic wounds, according to new research.

Aspirin not best for wound care?

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Non-aspirin pain relievers may be best for residents with chronic wounds, according to new study results.

Aspirin inhibits chronic wound healing, providers should dispense it with caution, researchers warn

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Long-term care professionals might want to opt for non-aspirin pain relievers for residents with chronic wounds, as researchers have discovered that aspirin appears to suppress healing.

AGS reverses aspirin vote

AGS reverses aspirin vote

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Elderly people with type 2 diabetes should not take aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to draft guidelines from the American Geriatrics Society. This reverses its previous recommendation.

American Geriatrics Society reverses recommendation on elderly diabetics' aspirin use

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Elderly people with type 2 diabetes should not take aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to draft guidelines from the American Geriatrics Society. The organization reversed its previous recommendation on aspirin usage in its recently updated "Guidelines for Improving the Care of the Older Adult with Diabetes Mellitus."

Aspirin may be tied to age-related macular degeneration, researchers find

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Those who take aspirin regularly may be in danger of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), researchers in Australia have found.

Daily aspirin linked to slightly better cancer odds

Daily aspirin linked to slightly better cancer odds

A recent study links daily aspirin use with lower overall cancer mortality. American Cancer Society researchers examined the association among more than 100,000 male and female subjects with no cancer history.

Study: Daily aspirin increases the risk for macular degeneration in seniors

Daily doses of aspirin in elderly adults can double the risk for developing the "wet" version of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a new study.

New guidelines for knee and hip replacements issued

New clinical treatment guidelines for preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacements emphasize preventive measures and caution against post-operative ultrasound tests.