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.
Heart failure patients do well on aspirin, study shows
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