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New Treatment Seen Boosting Stroke Survival

CHICAGO -- Adding just a small dose of a clot-busting drug to standard treatment for strokes caused by bleeding in the brain dramatically reduced death and disability among victims, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.

Normally, only about 20 percent of people survive this type of stroke, known as an intracerebral hemorrhage, which accounts for 17 percent of all strokes.

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