You know you're in dire need of sleep if you're chuggin' down your third cup of coffee to avoid yawning all day, and you're feeling sluggish at work and start to imagine your desk as a very large pillow. But the fact of the matter is that millions of adults get fewer than six hours of sleep each ni...
Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory drug that is widely prescribed to prevent heart disease, but a new study shows that it may be good for keeping women's brains healthy too.
According to a five-year preliminary study of more than 100 older people at similar risk for heart disease, scores on a standardized test that gauges memory and other cognitive skills found that women who took 75 to 150 milligrams of aspirin a day performed better that those in the no-aspirin group.
However, the researchers did state that these findiings "does not mean low-dose aspirin will prevent or treat Alzheimer's disease," and advised women not to self-medicate.