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Aspirin's Preventive Action In Heart Attacks Tied To Genetics

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May 1, 1998
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Researchers who were looking for the reason why simple aspirin use protects some people from developing heart attacks have traced the mechanism back to a specific genetic factor present on the surface of clotting cells called platelets.

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Researchers who were looking for the reason why simple aspirin use protects some people from developing heart attacks have traced the mechanism back to a specific genetic factor present on the surface of clotting cells called platelets.


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