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Experimental blood thinner gets high marks

An experimental blood thinner called rivaroxaban is at least as good at preventing strokes as the old "war horse" warfarin, which has been used for decades in people with erratic heartbeats, researchers said Monday. The drug ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Medications
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Research aims to cut disparities in stroke care

(AP) -- When her stroke hit, Edna Wooten somehow stopped her car. Then her grown daughter ignored her slurred protests and raced her to the hospital - in time for a drug to dissolve the blood clot causing her stroke.

dateOct 11, 2010 in Health
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