Low-dose aspirin may carry risks for elderly

日期:2019-03-02 12:19:08 作者:汝槿嬷 阅读:

FAR from being a cure-all, daily low doses of aspirin in the over-70s may kill as many people through intestinal bleeding as they save from heart disease. A study modelled the impact of aspirin in a theoretical population of 20,000 men and women aged at least 70 using a new method for combining information from many small trials and population surveys (British Medical Journal, DOI: 10.1136/bmj.38476.471088.3A). The results suggest that between 165 and 528 fewer people would die from coronary heart disease if they took low doses of aspirin,