Tag Archives: Myocardial Infarction

Aspirin – Old drug, new roles?

In my last post, I looked at the different mechanism of actions of 3 OTC drugs – Aspirin, Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen. Aspirin a drug discovered ~100 years ago and in use for more than 50 years is one of the … Continue reading

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Breast cancer gene BRCA and Heart disease

Recently I came across very interesting papers that report for the first time that women with risk of breast and ovarian cancer may have a higher risk of developing heart disease. Mutations in the genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 have been … Continue reading

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