Study Finds Daily Aspirin Use May Not Significantly Lower Risk of Heart Attack

November 17, 2014 8:54 PM

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Study Finds Daily Aspirin Use May Not Significantly Lower Risk of Heart Attack

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study led by Japanese researchers found that daily aspirin use may not be as beneficial to patients at risk of heart disease as previously believed.

According to the study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers looked at 14,000 people age 60 or older with hypertension, diabetes or high cholesterol. These patients were split into two groups, with one receiving 100 milligrams of coated aspirin daily. The other g...

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