Aspirin use and chronic diseases: a cohort study of the elderly.

  title={Aspirin use and chronic diseases: a cohort study of the elderly.},
  author={Annlia Paganini-Hill and Ann Chao and R K Ronald K Ross and Brian E. Henderson},
  volume={299 6710},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the associations between the use of aspirin and the incidences of cardiovascular diseases, cancers, and other chronic diseases. DESIGN Postal questionnaire survey to elicit details of aspirin use. SETTING Californian retirement community. SUBJECTS All 22,781 residents of the community (white, affluent, and well educated) were sent a questionnaire that included questions on medical history and the use of drugs such as analgesics, laxatives, and vitamin supplements. In… CONTINUE READING
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