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Aspirin and vision loss: a significant association

In a new study, regular aspirin use (defined as once or more per week) was shown to be “significantly” associated with a higher risk of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in older people. Importantly, the new findings, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, appear to be independent of a history of […]

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Aspirin, ibuprofen linked to impotence

Erectile dysfunction is often one of the first symptoms men with cardiovascular disease exhibit, leading Kaiser Permanente researchers to believe that drugs such as aspirin (often taken to help prevent heart disease) would benefit erectile function, but instead they found just the opposite. Writing about their findings in The Journal of Urology, the researchers said […]

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