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Does Aspirin Fight Anger?

The Daily Telegraph recently ran an article entitled “Keep calm and carry an aspirin to beat your temper.”

The headline – strangely enough – came from a study that did not look at aspirin or at people who have a “quick temper”.
In fact, the study investigated whether people with a condition called “intermittent explosive disorder” (IED) had higher levels of two proteins that indicate inflammation.  Continue reading