Aspirin prevents stroke, but not MI, in women

July 2005
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/23/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7510, p168
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a study on the impact of aspirin on the risk for cardiovascular disease in women. Details of the study, which focused on middle-aged women with no history of cardiovascular disease; Details of the study's outcome; Report that aspirin reduces the risk of stroke and transient ischemic attack in women, but does not reduce the risk of myocardial infarction or cardiovascular death.


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