Pro-life OB/GYNs insist that an over the counter birth control puts women at risk of dangerous blood clots. Another doctor says they’re missing the point.
Updated stroke treatment recommendations include using a stent retrieval device to remove blood clots from large arteries in select patients. Clot-busting medication -- tPA -- continues to be the gold standard for treating clot-caused stroke. Show More Summary
New guidelines issued Monday recommend that doctors use a device that can grab and remove blood clots when certain people experience strokes, along with a clot-dissolving drug that is currently the best treatment for such life-threatening blockages of blood flow to the brain.Read full article >>
Post by Stephanie Booth. Imagine looking down, and seeing blood clots the size of your fist soaking through your clothes. AND an entire roll of paper towels. AND the seat of your car. Terrifying? Yep, and it happened to a Colorado woman...Show More Summary
Blood clots can be lifesavers when they form outside the bloodstream to stop bleeding from an injury. But they can wreak havoc when they form inside the bloodstream. A blood clot in a coronary artery can cause a heart attack. One in the brain can cause a stroke. Show More Summary
Post by Stephanie Booth. Imagine looking down, and seeing blood clots the size of your fist soaking through your clothes. AND an entire roll of paper towels. AND the seat of your car. Terrifying? Yep, and it happened to a Colorado woman who a. Show More Summary
In London, 30-year-old Natasha Adams has suffered 16 miscarriages over the last seven years. At the age of 22, she delivered a stillborn baby and found out that she had an issue with blood clotting, which caused her own cells to attack her unborn baby. However, earlier this month she delivered a healthy baby boy […]
Contrary to expectations, a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis does not improve cancer detection in people with unexplained blood clots in their legs and lungs, a new study has found. The results are expected to improve patient care and reduce screening costs around the world.
tients with atrial fibrillation who stopped taking blood thinners before they had elective surgery had no higher risk of developing blood clots and less risk of major bleeding compared to patients who were given a "bridge" therapy, according to research led by Duke Medicine.
Damn near every team in the NBA experienced terrible health-related luck during the 2014-15 season, none less timely than Chris Bosh’s season-ending blood clot that effectively ended what could’ ve been a promising playoff run for the...Show More Summary
A blood clot in an abdominal vein may be an indicator of undiagnosed cancer, new research suggests. The study also suggests that these clots predict poorer survival in patients with liver and pancreatic cancer.
Simple steps can not only prevent infections, blood clots and other serious complications in people undergoing colorectal operations, but can also accelerate recovery and reduce cost of care, according to results of an ongoing program at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Blood clots often form when lipid-rich plaques on the inner surface of arteries rupture and platelets aggregate at the site of injury. Cardiologists have now compared the effects of two new platelet aggregation inhibitors.
Miami Heat All-Star forward Chris Bosh was back to offseason workouts Tuesday, four months after his season ended due to blood clots on his lung. He's Back! @ChrisBosh has returned to The post Chris Bosh Back on the Court After Blood Clot Scare (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Miami Heat star Chris Bosh was forced to miss the latter stages of the 2014-15 NBA season due to blood clots in his lungs. Now he's back on the court as he attempts to make a full recovery. Continue for updates. Back On Court, No Contact Tuesday,...Show More Summary
While he may not be on track due to recurring blood clots, Brian Vickers has found a way to stay in NASCAR. Vickers tweeted out on Monday that he will join NBC for the network’s NASCAR coverage beginning today with an appearance on “NASCAR America,” NBC Sports Network’s nightly show covering the sport. Vickers plans...
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Women who take a newer version of birth control pills have a doubled risk of developing potentially fatal blood clots, according to a new study published in the British medical journal BMJ. Venous thromboembolism is a serious condition...Show More Summary
New evidence to confirm the link between newer contraceptive pills and higher risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism or VTE) has been provided by a new study. About 9% of women of reproductive age worldwide use oral contraceptives, rising to 18% of women in developed countries and 28% of women in the UK.