The benefits of taking aspirin immediately after a mini or minor stroke, to prevent or limit harm, have been hugely under-estimated.
Mundasad, S. (2016). ‘Immediate aspirin’ advice for minor stroke. London: BBC Health News, May 19th 2016.
Brimelow, A. (2016). Take aspirin immediately after a minor stroke, say researchers. London: BBC Health News, May 19th 2016.
This relates to:
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:
Hankey, GJ. (2016). The benefits of aspirin in early secondary stroke prevention. Lancet. May 18th 2016. [Epub ahead of print].