Research & Development In Brief: Low-dose Aspirin, Cancer Risk | Probiotics, GI Issues For Austistic Kids
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Low-dose aspirin reduces colorectal cancer risk; probiotics ease GI problems in autistic children; resveratrol could cancel exercise benefits; and TCM product does not benefit stroke victims.
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