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Why does aspirin work? The genetic link provides new way of evaluating drugs
 

Why does aspirin work? The genetic link provides new way of evaluating drugs

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Recent research has uncovered a genetic link behind aspirin’s protective powers for a diverse range of purposes – from pain relief to reducing risk of death from heart disease and cancers.
 
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20 Sep 2016 - General
 
Aspirin has been a very popular and useful medications for many years. It has been widely used to prevent or reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases (like ischaemic heart disease and stroke), among the cohort of people with the risk factors of cardiovascular disease. In addition, it has some role in lowering the risk of developing colorectal cancer. Sometime, it can be used for pain relief as well. Aspirin is a valuable medication, with minimal side effect profile. The variety of different p...
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Aspirin has been used for nearly 100 years due to its diverse range of uses. Recently a research is carried out about gene activity pattern or aspirin response signature behind tumor suppression power. It is evaluated that aspirin directly affects the function of gene regulatory protein that is helpful in suppressing colon tumors and influence the platelets function. Now aspirin becomes a multiple purposes common medicine that can be used at high doses to reduce pain, fever, and swelling. It is ...
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