In this week’s Medical Discovery News with UTMB’s David Niesel and Norbert Herzog: New research shows that aspirin truly deserves its nickname as the wonder drug, since it now has been shown to help fight cancer. It’s naturally found in willow bark, which has been used as herbal medicine for thousands of years. People have been taking aspirin in its current form for over 100 years. The column also appears in the Galveston County Daily News.