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“Frankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give a Damn”

by Robert G. Evans, The Undisciplined Economist

Four years ago, Michelle Holmes, Wendy Chen and collegues reported a significant negative correlation between aspirin use and breast cancer ... This summer, they noted that no randomized trials have been initiated that test this potentially important association. Why not? Pharmaceutical companies fund most drug research; there is no profit in aspirin...Nobody, it appears, is interested in aspirin...it has been found to be protective against heart attack. Read more.

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