Healthcast : Study on Impact of Long-Term Aspirin Use & Risk of Bleeding

LUBBOCK, TX - A new study linked long-term aspirin use to a higher risk of bleeding in older adults. Researchers at Oxford said the risk of fatal bleeding increased with age. They said patients 75 and older who take aspirin daily should also be prescribed a proton-pump inhibitor to reduce the risk.

The number of babies born dependent on opioids is increasing in the United States. New research in the journal Addiction showed hospitalizations for newborns exposed to drugs in the womb have increased more than four-fold in recent years.

New research showed long-term exposure to aircraft noise could increase the risk of high blood pressure. Researchers in Greece and England found noise late at night and during the early morning hours had the biggest impact.

Sources 

1 - The Lancet

2 - Association for Professionals in Infection Control 44th Annual Conference

3 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine


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