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  A central source of technical & medical data on the use of Aspirin
 
Aspirin Foundation is a source of information for consumers, health professionals and journalists on all scientific and general aspects of aspirin usage.

Aspirin, one of the first drugs to come into common usage, is still the mostly widely used in the world - approximately 35,000 metric tonnes are produced and consumed annually, enough to make over 100 billion standard aspirin tablets every year.

Over 100 Years of Aspirin

Felix Hoffman. Aspirin is still the most versatile and effective medicine on the pharmacist’s shelf. Developed in 1897 by Felix Hoffman.

 

Aspirin

Aspirin
Aspirin, also known as 'acetylsalicylic acid', has a chemical formula of C9H8O4.

 


 

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News Briefs

2013 Conference Proceedings and Interviews
The conference report is now live here (pdf)

Nov 2007 (pdf)

June 2007 (pdf)

August 2006 (pdf)

Spring 2006 (pdf)

December 2005 (pdf)

October 2005 (pdf)

March 2005 (pdf)

Media Releases

Aspirin reduces colon cancer

AAAT Trial, JAMA March 3rd, 2010

Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular
disease in people with diabetes

Results from the Edinburgh Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis (AAA) Study, Barcelona

Aspirin for vascular events

 

US experts recommend aspirin to prevent first heart attack or stroke

Aspirin for cardiovascular events in diabetic patients




 



Events
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Uses of Aspirin

Cardiovascular Disease
Strokes
Pregnancy Complications
Cancer
Dementia


Suitability

Ten rules for using Aspirin
Aspirin and Reye Syndrome
Position Papers

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