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Low dose of aspirin could slow down memory loss

4th October 2012

Researchers say taking a low dose of aspirin may help keep the brain young and slow cognitive decline.

The findings from a study of older women taking low doses to prevent heart disease, and published in the online journal BMJ Open, found the pill also helped preserve their memory. The latest findings, from a Swedish team, come amid conflicting results from studies about whether long-term use of Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin protects against declining brain power and dementia.

 

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Title: Low dose of aspirin could slow down memory loss
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 22877
Date Added: 4th Oct 2012

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