Aspirin increases bleeding risk in older stroke patients

Jun 14, 17 Aspirin increases bleeding risk in older stroke patients

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Even among people with no history of heart problems or stroke, the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding goes up with age for aspirin users. Long-term, daily use of aspirin to prevent blood clots in very elderly patients leads to an increased risk of serious or fatal internal bleeding, researchers said Wednesday. Heartburn medication...

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