<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;" id="docs-internal-guid-35ba3be5-e4ba-cd7a-d26b-3f3875a75874"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Another aspirin health benefit has been discovered. Taking a low dose
of aspirin every other day may lower women's risk of colorectal cancer. <br></span></p>
There's another health benefit from taking aspirin. A new study shows
taking a low dose aspirin every other day may lower women's risk of
colorectal cancer. Researchers looked at nearly 40,000 healthy women
taking either low dose 100mg of aspirin or a placebo. They found women
saw an even larger benefit 10 years after starting the drug. Scientists
did not see any difference when it came to aspirin and other types of
cancer. Aspirin prevents inflammation that's believed to promote the
growth of cancer cells.
Doctors caution there are risk, women in the
study had higher rates of stomach bleeding and ulcers. While this
particular study did not find aspirin to help with other cancers,
previous studies have shown that aspirin might reduce the risk of
breast, prostate, and lung cancer. Researchers say this new study could
influence future recommendations.
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