Aspirin affects platelets differently in men and women.

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In both men and women, there was an approximately 70 percent increase in the risk of bleeding associated with the taking of aspirin. And it is known that the bleeding risk associated with aspirin is dose-related.

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In women, aspirin prevents strokes and doesn't have any real effect on heart attack, and in men aspirin prevents heart attacks but has no effect on the prevention of strokes. So there appears to be a gender-based difference in the beneficial effect of aspirin.

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He's not going to survive this. If you're his family, you hope he survives the night.

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