A Spoon Full of Sugar

The following information I culled from the Jerusalem Post:

“A new study from George Washington University noted that an aspirin regimen in more than 400 COVID-19 patients in hospitals across the United States cut the need for ventilation by 44 percent, slashed ICU admission by 43 percent, and reduced overall in-hospital mortality rates by 47 percent.”

This article comes directly from today’s New York Times…

“Doctors should no longer routinely begin prescribing a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin to most people at high risk of a first heart attack or stroke, according to new draft guidelines by a U.S. panel of experts.”

It is interesting how what has worked for years (I have been taking a low dose each night before bed ever since my father had a fatal stroke in 1995) no long is recommended, and it comes only a day after another study states aspirin can treat COVID-19.


4 thoughts on “A Spoon Full of Sugar

  1. I don’t buy that. I have been taking 81mg of aspirin every single day since 2002 when I was diagnosed with CHF. Just today, I found out at my cardiologist’s office that two of the three main arteries that go to my heart are blocked, one from 50 to 75%. The doctor stated that if I had not been taking that aspirin every day, I likely would have had a heart attack by now. I will be getting one or two stents at the end of this month, Doc wants them STAT.

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