Study: Low-dose aspirin effective for heart attack patients

03/26/2012 | HealthDay News

Researchers who analyzed data of more than 11,000 heart attack patients didn't find any difference in protection against a second heart attack and other cardiovascular events such as death, stroke and stent thrombosis in patients who took a daily low-dose aspirin and those who received daily high-dose aspirin. More major bleeding, however, occurred in patients with high-dose aspirin. Researchers will present the findings at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.

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