How aspirin was discovered - Krishna Sudhir
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Find out who should take aspirin and at what dose at Answers About Aspirin. Also, here is a link to the Physician’s Health Study, documenting the benefits of aspirin in decreasing the risk of a heart attack.
This overview from the National Cancer Institute discusses aspirin and reduction in cancer risk. Here is more information about the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries related to prostaglandins and related substances.
To learn more about Dr. Lawrence Craven, the little-known doctor who first discovered some of Aspirin's benefits, visit here.
Krishna Sudhir is a physician and cardiologist. He has taught students and physicians in India, Australia, and California. He holds an MD from the University of Madras, India, and a PhD from Monash University, Australia. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, and the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention.
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