Sunday, August 28, 2011

Aspirin Can Reduce Risk of Liver Damage

Millions of people experience problems with liver or other organs of the liver. To reduce the risk of liver damage, you can take a painkiller that is very famous, aspirin.

Researchers from Yale School of Medicine in the United States, revealed through experiments conducted on rats, aspirin can reduce the risk of death from overdose chemicals called acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol.

The researchers found aspirin can reduce the long-term liver damage due to several cases such as certain drug overdose. They believe that aspirin can do the same thing for this type of liver damage, caused by alcohol or obesity.

A lot of things like drugs and alcohol become a trigger of liver damage. We found two ways to close the path of the ‘responsible’ in liver damage. The strategy is to use aspirin,” said dr. Bowman.

Drugs in clinical trials proved risky cause liver damage, can now be safely used if combined with aspirin. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows aspirin can help prevent many fatal conditions.

Some time ago, scientists recommend that women who used aspirin once a day, can reduce the risk of breast cancer, and has also been proposed as a new treatment for bone disease, osteoporosis.


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