MedPage Today - “Drug Combo May Cut Stroke Risk after TIA”

 – June 26, 2013 /Press Release/  –– 

According to a large randomized trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine, stroke risk declined by a third in people who took a combination of antiplatelet drugs after having a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. “The results are important because they demonstrate a benefit with combination therapy, but the trial does not establish dual-antiplatelet therapy as a new standard,” said Stanley Tuhrim, MD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, who was not involved in the study. Learn more