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Taking aspirin or anti-clotting medicines like Plavix won't boost the risk of another stroke if you've already survived a bleeding stroke, a new study suggests.
In fact, they might even help guard against a second brain bleed, the researchers noted.
The findings "are reassuring for survivors of brain hemorrhage who need to take antiplatelet [anti-clotting] medicines to preve...
Heart patients who get a stent to prop open a blocked artery are typically put on a powerful anti-clotting drug and aspirin for a full year after their procedure.
Now, new research suggests these patients can safely drop the aspirin regimen after just three months, and lower their bleeding risk in the process.
"Even though this treatment strategy needs to be confirmed in oth...