Aspirin Taken By Healthy People Does More Harm Than Good

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The drug does more harm than good in healthy people, researchers have said.

Healthy people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack are doing themselves more harm than good, researchers have said.  Millions of people – including a substantial number of the “worried well” – take a daily dose of the drug in the belief it will keep them healthy.

 

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A Daily Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks May Do More Harm Than Good

A Daily Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks May Do More Harm Than Good

 It is better for doctors to weigh up the benefit and risk of prescribing aspirin on an individual basis.

Healthy adults who take daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks could be doing more harm than good, warn researchers.

A major study shows that although regular use can cut the rate of non-fatal heart attacks, it can also increase the risk of internal bleeding by a third.

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