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Three anticoagulant studies may change current medical practice

New research reveals that the practice of using the anticoagulants aspirin and heparin with the hope of preventing clots in placental blood vessels is ineffective for preventing unexplained, recurrent miscarriages. Two other studies look at treatments for venous thromboembolism, a common and sometimes deadly clotting disorder.
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Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

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Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

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Three Anticoagulant Studies May Change Current Medical Practice

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

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