Daily aspirin may curb COPD flares

Aspirin users have fewer flare-ups, better quality of life and less shortness of breath, study shows
Reuters Health

Daily aspirin use appears to reduce the risk of COPD exacerbations, as well as having other beneficial effects, according to an observational US study.

There is some evidence that aspirin use may reduce all-cause mortality in COPD, but its association with morbidity has not been defined, says Dr Ashraf Fawzy of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore and colleagues.