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by 11011 · February 06, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Aspirin is a first line of defense against secondary prevention for heart disease and new research is showing promising potential between Aspirin and a Plethora of cancers. Aspirin is a relatively safe and cheap drug with few known side... (more)

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YLBody 0 · February 06, 2014 at 12:22 AM

Aspirin and coumadin have two separate functions. Coumadin is an anticoagulant where vitamin K is the antidote and we give it quite frequently. Vitamin K would work by making one of your coagulation pathways more "clotable." Aspirin... (more)

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by 45 · March 11, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Just saw this study on NPR not a PDF I think everyone here gets the inflammation-cancer connection, but why would aspirin work better than ibuprofen? (more)

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Mscott 0 · March 11, 2013 at 11:22 PM

It's my understanding that aspirin uniquely promotes the synthesis of substances called lipoxins. These lipoxins appear to have some anti-inflammatory and anti-angiogenic properties. Check out the paper "Novel Lipid Mediator Regulators of... (more)

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by 1212 · June 19, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Who wants to give me a hard time about takin an aspirin?

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Dave_S_ 0 · June 19, 2012 at 1:31 PM

There are contraindications to aspirin usage. Google wiki for the details. Did you just want to argue about something? On the other hand aspirin is a very useful medicine. No worries mate!

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by 11251 · April 18, 2014 at 4:35 AM

I have the bad habit of reading labels, and stuff like titanium dioxide worries me. Is there an aspirin out there that is just plain aspirin?

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Dan_Wich 0 · April 18, 2014 at 4:35 AM

I'm late to this question, but I'm working on a list of aspirin products with the fewest questionable ingredients: http://www.toxinless.com/aspirin You can get a few brands (CVS, one of Wal-mart's generics, and Geri-care) that are nothing... (more)

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by 20469 · November 02, 2012 at 7:39 PM

My friend has some serious issues with inflammation and is in heavy use of naproxen. SHe uses that one because compared to other common pain killers, it is less problematical to her stomach. Don't bother with any sermons on the evils of grain as... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · December 02, 2010 at 1:57 AM

Good answers at the following questions that have already been answered about anti-inflammatories: for Acute Inflammation for Ligament Injury for Joint Pain ... Top ideas: Krill Oil, from Krill Tumeric, a ginger-type plant Ginger, a... (more)