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For July 2016 we have selected: Effects of aspirin on risk and severity of early recurrent stroke after transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke: time-course analysis of randomized trials. Rothwell PM, Algra A, Chen Z, Diener H-C, Norrving B, Mehta Z. Lancet Neurol 2016 May 18. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30468-8. Whereas there is robust evidence encouraging the use of aspirin for long-term secondary prevention after transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or ischaemic stroke, data supporting aspirin treatment to reduce early recurrence of ischæmic events is weak. Moreover, even less information is available concerning the early aspirin effects on risk or severity recurrence after minor strokes.