Up' Strokes

February 12, 2015 9:00 PM

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THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The clot-busting drug known as tPA appears safe for those who wake up in the morning to find they've had a stroke, a small new study suggests.

Many people with these "wake-up strokes" do not receive tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) because of restrictions on its use to within three hours of the start of stroke symptoms.

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