New Study Suggests Aspirin Use in Elderly Could Be Dangerous

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Excerpts from study:

(From ScienceDaily.com)

The group taking aspirin had an increased risk of death compared to the placebo group…. due primarily to a higher rate of cancer deaths….[ In addition,] the investigators noted that aspirin was associated with a significantly increased risk of bleeding, primarily in the gastrointestinal tract and brain….

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