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A blood thinning drug was found to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease by 20% in patients with acute coronary syndrome when given in addition to aspirin.

Salim, Yusuf, D. Phil, Feng Zhao, Shamir R. Mehta, Susan Chrolavicius, Gianni Tognoni, and Keith K. Fox. Effects of Clopidogrel in Addition to Aspirin in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes without ST-Segment Elevation. N Engl J Med. 2001; 345(7): 494-502. http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/abstract/345/7/494

Reference

Title
Effects of Clopidogrel in Addition to Aspirin in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes without ST-Segment Elevation
Publication
N Engl J Med
Publication Date
2001
Authors
Salim, Yusuf, D. Phil, Feng Zhao, Shamir R. Mehta, Susan Chrolavicius, Gianni Tognoni, and Keith K. Fox
Volume & Issue
Volume 345, Issue 7
Pages
494-502
URL
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