Prolonged daily aspirin use bumps up bleeding risk

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A new study analysing data from the landmark ASPREE trial has found that prolonged daily aspirin use increases the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding by at least 60% in people aged 70 and over The Monash University-led study, published in top gastroenterology journal Gut, followed 19,114 participants over almost five years and recorded 264 incidents of

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