Studies: Aspirin use benefits women, men differently

01/18/2006 | MSNBC

A review of six studies concludes that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of stroke in women, but is more effective in reducing heart attacks in men. The studies showed a 17% lower risk of stroke among women, compared with non-aspirin users, whereas there was no reduction in the risk or heart attack. In men, the heart attack risk is reduced 32% with the aspirin use, but there is no reduction in the risk of stroke or cardiovascular death.

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