aspirin

Aspirin may be only ‘minimally beneficial’ and comes with an increased risk of digestive tract bleeding, says UCLA Health cardiologist Dr. Boback Ziaeian

By Sandy Cohen • April 26, 2022

Taking daily doses of baby aspirin could increase bleeding risks

By Ask the Doctors • November 8, 2021

Anti-inflammatory drugs can hinder cancer-causing inflammation

By uclahealth • May 20, 2021

Dear Doctors: I play in a weekend softball league and my shoulder aches for a couple of day after the game. Aspirin hurts my stomach so I wonder whether using a pain medication in a cream or ointment might help? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and Dr. [...]

By Ask the Doctors • May 30, 2018

Dear Doctor: If you don't have risk factors for having a heart attack, should you be taking aspirin every day? Let’s consider the risk factors, how aspirin works and the numbers. The risk factors for having a heart attack include diabetes, [...]

By Ask the Doctors • April 19, 2018

Dear Doctor: Because I had an ulcer, three years ago a doctor wrote me a prescription for Prilosec and told me I had to take it for the rest of my life. But lately, articles in the newspaper have seemed to contradict his thinking, suggesting that Prilosec and similar medicines [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 7, 2018

Dear Doctor: I just read your column about a daily aspirin regimen, which raised these questions for me: If someone appears to be in the middle of a heart attack, should you try to give them an aspirin? Also, does it pay to keep aspirin in the house just for [...]

By Ask the Doctors • February 13, 2018