Jonathan Block

Aspirin may not help to prevent heart problems

People who are at a moderate risk of developing cardiovascular disease who take a low-dose aspirin daily do not have fewer heart problems compared to those who don’t take anything, according to a...

At-home cancer test is largely unhelpful

If you could take a test and have it determine whether you are at an elevated risk for developing breast cancer, who wouldn’t want to know such valuable information? And what if you could do it in...

Common OTC drugs linked to cognitive impairment

Common over-the-counter (OTC) medicines used to treat colds and allergies, as well as sleep aids, are linked to cognitive impairment in older adults, including an increased risk of dementia. It’s...