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New blood thinners better than warfarin for atrial fibrillation

(Reuters Health) – Patients with atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder, should take newer blood thinners to prevent stroke instead of the old standby drug warfarin, U.S. doctors recommend. Atrial fibrillation patients have up to seven times the stroke risk of people without the disorder. “Stroke due to atrial fibrillation tends to be quite… Read More »