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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. Full Text Link Reference Mundasad, S. (2016). ‘Immediate aspirin’ advice for minor stroke.  London: BBC Health News, May … Continue reading

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Dementia and Cognitive Decline in Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-Diabetic Stages: Targeted Interventions (Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology)

Summary Type 2 diabetes is associated with dementia and cognitive decline. This review discusses transitions into cognitive impairment and dementia in people with type 2 diabetes. The authors identify possible opportunities for intervention in people with type 2 diabetes, and opportunities … Continue reading

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