New Study Investigates Relationship Between Aspirin and Stroke Risk

February 25, 2015 4:40 AM

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Aspirin has been prescribed for simple remedies for decades but a new study has found that, much like antibiotics, perhaps aspirin may have been prescribed a little too often. That’s because this study shows that people are developing aspirin resistance.

“Aspirin resistance is an important predictor of severe stroke and large stroke size in patients taking aspirin before having a stroke,” Mi Sun Oh, MD, from the department of neurology at the Hallym University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. The lead study author goes on to say, “In patie...

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