Heart failure patients do well on aspirin, study shows

Columbia University researchers reported heart failure patients who took aspirin as a blood thinner did not have a significantly higher risk of death, stroke and cerebral hemorrhage than those on warfarin. The study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that warfarin patients had a 50% lower risk for stroke than aspirin patients but double the risk of major bleeding, and researchers said that risk outweighed the benefits.

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