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New study confirms healthy people aged 70yrs+ should not routinely take aspirin. Evidence shows it does not improve health and does increase risk of a major bleeds

Elderly people in good health should not take an aspirin a day, according to a major study in the US and Australia.

There are proven benefits of the drug for people after a heart attack or stroke.

But the trial found no benefit for healthy people over the age of 70, and the pills increased the risk of potentially fatal internal bleeding.

Experts described the results as very important and cautioned against self-medicating with aspirin.

#StepUpToStopClots needs your support!

Many blood clots can be prevented - keeping mobile and well hydrated is important.

After just 90 minutes of sitting your blood flow has reduced by 50%. So we're calling on anyone of any ability to 'step up' and become more active.

#StepUpToStopClots campaign launched by Thrombosis UK

Building on Thrombosis UK’s campaign to raise awareness and understanding of life threatening blood clots, the newly launched #StepUpToStopClots awareness and fundraising campaign enables everyone to join in three easy steps.

World Thrombosis Day Ambassador of the Year Program

Launched July 2018, WTD Thrombosis Ambassador of the Year program is an exciting new program developed to recognize a passionate ambassador who is dedicated to building awareness about thrombosis in his/her community, region, country, and/or globally.

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