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Washington University School of Medicine

Stroke Study

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Caption: The final results of a stroke prevention study in patients with narrowed brain arteries confirm earlier findings: Medication plus lifestyle changes are safer and more effective at preventing stroke than a surgical technique called stenting.

Credit: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

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