Pearse Ward (wardp at herald.usask.ca) wrote:
: What if it had been done the other way round (an all female study with
: results extrapolated to men)? Would that make a difference?
Time Magazine, 9/18/95, p.40:
"A simple prescription for preventing colon cancer - take one aspirin every
other day for 20 years - has emerged from a study of nearly 121,000 nurses.
The women who did so appeared to cut their risk of a malignancy by nearly
half. Researchers believe the findings should apply equally to men".