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Researchers find molecular link behind aspirin's protective powers
 

Researchers find molecular link behind aspirin's protective powers

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Aspirin's ability to reduce the risk of both cardiovascular disease and colon cancer has been a welcome, yet puzzling, attribute of the pain reliever that has been a mainstay in medicine cabinets for more than 100 years.
 
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8 Sep 2016 - General
 
As we are familiar with Aspirin as pain reducing pill especially for a headache but recently a new mechanism of action of Aspirin has been discovered by researchers. We all know that the pain relief and blood thinning mechanisms are due to the ability of Aspirin to block a COX-1 enzyme (involved in inflammation and blood clotting). Researchers have now identified the ability of Aspirin in reducing the diseases of CVS and colon cancer thats mean Aspirin has diverse benefits after this research. T...
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