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ASPREE: No Benefit of Aspirin in Primary Prevention

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

Findings of the ASPREE trial show no benefit, at all, of aspirin in primary prevention of disability, cardiovascular events and death, or all-cause death in healthy elderly people.
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ASPREE: Aspirin Bombs Again for Primary Prevention

5 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

All-cause and cancer-related mortality higher with aspirin; so were bleeding events
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