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Elderly aspirin use linked to brain micro-bleeding

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A study published April 2009 in the Archives of Neurology found that older patients taking aspirin appeared more likely to have barely-perceptible bouts of cerebral “microbleeding,” detected by researchers with the aid of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology.

The abstract and fulltextpaper can be read/downloaded at the link below:

Use of Antithrombotic Drugs and the Presence of Cerebral Microbleeds

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  1. Matthew Loop June 5, 2009 at 10:06 am

    Just because the TV or the AMA tells the geriatric population to pop an aspirin a day for preventative measures, maybe this study will cause some to think twice.

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