- By Joel Streed
Blood thinner study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
About 3 million Americans have atrial fibrillation (A-fib). People with A-fib often have problems with blood clots forming that can lead to strokes. To prevent the clots, health care providers generally prescribe these patients with anticoagulant drugs, or blood thinners. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Neena Abraham, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, shares research on anticoagulants and the risk of internal bleeding.
To listen, click the link below.