It is believed that more than two thousand years ago, Hippocrates, the father of medicine, discovered the active ingredient in aspirin.
After years of advising adults at a higher risk of heart disease to take aspirin daily as a preventative measure, health experts announced on Tuesday that their stance on the subject has shifted dramatically. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force...
The humble aspirin may be a powerful weapon against cancerous tumours. Melbourne scientists have discovered how non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin prevent tumours from spreading. The breakthrough by Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre researchers paves the way for new treatments to...