Monday, January 30, 2006

Aspirin linked to breast cancer reduction

Health News at NetDoctor, January 30, 2006
The risk of breast cancer can be significantly reduced through regular use of COX-2 inhibitors such as aspirin, new research claims. COX-2 inhibitors are used to treat pain and inflammation and scientists in the US have discovered that daily use of the selective form of the drugs, such as celecoxib (Celebrex) and rofecoxib (Vioxx), is associated with a 71 per cent reduction in the risk of breast cancer in a group of subjects. The team from the Ohio State university college of medicine and public health, Columbus, also found that daily use of non-selective COX-2 inhibitors, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, also reduces the risk of breast cancer. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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