Have you ever noticed the huge biceps of Superman, Mike Tyson, or Dwayne Johnson? In all three cases, except for maybe Superman, these people were not born with these huge biceps – they had to hit up the gym in order to gain their big guns. This goal is very popular among young adults, but it also comes with the chance of injury. … Read More

In 2016, a 32-year long study performed on more than 130,000 US health professionals found a link between aspirin use and cancer risk. The study claims that regular, long-term use of aspirin lowers the risk of developing cancer, particularly colorectal cancer. The researchers in the study took data from two previous large cohort studies in … Read More

Aspirin is a fever reducer, pain moderator, blood thinner, and zit zapper. The earliest form of the drug was first synthesized by French scientist Frédéric Gerhardt in 1853. After many years of experimentation and trials, Bayer, a pharmaceutical company, was the first to offer aspirin to the market. Now, it is an easily accessible over-the-counter drug that has become … Read More

Does an aspirin a day really lower the risk of heart disease? Aspirin is a small, yet effective, over-the-counter drug. Also known as acetylsalicylic acid, this pill relieves minor pain and reduces fever and inflammation. Besides having these benefits, it is also widely recognized to prevent heart disease. Aspirin reduces the chance of plaque build up … Read More

Von Willebrand disease is a condition that causes excessive bleeding. Since it is caused by a genetic mutation, it is usually hereditary. However, Von Willebrand can be caused by other factors as well, such as autoimmune disorders or problems related to the thyroid (a gland in the neck that secretes hormones). People who have Von Willebrand cannot … Read More

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