Category Archives for Aspirin

Aspirin Prevents Lung Cancer

We’ve previously seen that low-dose aspirin use prevents cancer, and does so by a number of mechanisms, such as iron chelation and AMPK activation. For this brief report, I want to note also that

READ MORE

Aspirin, Salicylate, and Cancer

Following are some thoughts on aspirin, salicylate, and cancer. Executive Summary: Aspirin prevents cancer Aspirin has two modes of action, due to acetylation and salicylate Salicylate prevents cancer

READ MORE

Aspirin Dramatically Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk

Aspirin is perhaps the most underrated and cheapest life-extension drug currently available. It increases lifespan in mice and prevents heart attacks and cancer. A new study in the International Journal

READ MORE

Aspirin risks vs benefits and the decline of cancer

Awhile back I wrote a comprehensive article on aspirin and how it works, and discussed scenarios of risks and benefits. This post aims to add a few details to the case for aspirin. Benefits vs harms of

READ MORE

Aspirin as an anti-aging drug

In my book, Stop the Clock: The Optimal Anti-Aging Strategy, I discussed how aspirin has the potential to be a true anti-aging drug. But I also emphasized that aspirin comes with the risk of major bleeding,

READ MORE

Aspirin increases lifespan

In the last post, we discussed a multi-ingredient supplement that increased lifespan in mice. Interestingly (at least to me), one of the ingredients was acetylsalicylic acid, or aspirin. Turns out there’s

READ MORE