Cons outweigh pros of preventive aspirin in women, study findsBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7466 (Published 05 December 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7466
- Jacqui Wise
The benefits of taking low dose aspirin to prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease do not outweigh the increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding in most women, a large randomised study has concluded.
However, the balance begins to shift with increasing age, and aspirin can be of some benefit when limited to over 65s, research published online …
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