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Clopidogrel Adds No Benefit to Rivaroxaban+Aspirin

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 03, 2020 — The VOYAGER PAD results from more than 6,500 patients created the biggest evidence base by far ever collected from patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) who underwent a vascular intervention, and showed that the combination of …

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Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners

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TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Blood thinners can help prevent dangerous clots, but they also come with risks for excess bleeding. Now, new research shows that use of the medications does boost the odds of “subdural hematomas” — bleeds occurring within the skull and near the brain. And …

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Could a Clot-Busting Drug Help Treat a ‘Bleeding’ Stroke?

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THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — In what one expert called a “counterintuitive” finding, research suggests that the powerful clot-busting drug known as tPA might help patients suffering a hemorrhagic (“bleeding”) stroke. According to the American Stroke Association, only about 15 percent of strokes are caused by runaway bleeding …

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Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Survivors of the most deadly type of stroke face a higher risk for developing depression and dementia, new research suggests. Often called “bleeding strokes,” hemorrhagic strokes occur when a blood vessel ruptures and leaks blood into the brain. Conversely, the more common ischemic …

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Early Promise for a Blood Thinner Without the Bleeding Risk

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug appears to prevent dangerous blood clots, without raising the risk of excessive bleeding — at least in animals. Scientists found that an injectable antibody protected rabbits from developing blood clots but didn’t cause bleeding complications — …

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