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Quitting statins after stroke may raise risk of another stroke

12:00 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Stroke patients who stopped taking statin drugs three to six months after a first ischemic stroke, the type caused by narrowed arteries, had a higher risk of a having another stroke within a year, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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