Felix Hoffman

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Long-term treatment with aspirin, which helps reduce clotting by making platelets in the blood less sticky, reduces the risk of a future heart attack or stroke by about a quarter

“The remarkable story of a wonder drug, which now comes to an end... Say bye-bye to aspirin!” This headline is just one of many to grace the pages of(...)

 Starting a person on aspirin immediately after a TIA reduces the risk of a stroke within the coming weeks by up to 80 per cent. Photograph: iStockphoto

Jim came to see me with his wife. The night before, he noticed some tingling in his right hand and some weakness in his right arm. The symptoms settle(...)