Researchers Advise Use of Aspirin Immediately After Minor Strokes (BBC News / Lancet)

Summary

The benefits of taking aspirin immediately after a mini or minor stroke, to prevent or limit harm, have been hugely under-estimated.

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Mundasad, S. (2016). ‘Immediate aspirin’ advice for minor stroke.  London: BBC Health News, May 19th 2016.

See also:

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Brimelow, A. (2016). Take aspirin immediately after a minor stroke, say researchers.  London: BBC Health News, May 19th 2016.

This relates to:

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Rothwell, PM. Algra, A [and] Chen, Z. [et al] (2016). Effects of aspirin on risk and severity of early recurrent stroke after transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke: time-course analysis of randomised trials. Lancet. May 18th 2016. [Epub ahead of print].

Possibly also of interest:

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Hankey, GJ. (2016). The benefits of aspirin in early secondary stroke prevention. Lancet. May 18th 2016. [Epub ahead of print].

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