Aspirin at night offers better protection against heart attack, stroke

11/19/2013 | HealthDay News

Heart attack survivors who took 100 milligrams of aspirin at night were more likely to be protected from heart attack or stroke compared with the group who took the drug in the morning, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association. Taking aspirin at night lowered platelet activity more than taking it in the morning, perhaps because it prevented the normal morning surge in platelet activity, the researchers said.

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