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Two drugs may be better than one at preventing strokes

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New research could change the standard of treatment for stroke patients. A new study in The New England Journal of Medicine looked at more than five-thousand stroke patients in China who were taking either two anti-clotting drugs-{clo-pid-o-grel} and Aspirin or just Aspirin alone. Researchers found combining the two drugs lowered a patient's risk of stroke almost one-third. Clopidogrel is marketed as the drug Plavix.

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