Chris Bosh spent much of the 2015-16 season sidelined with blood clots, but the Heat big man shared on Snapchat and Twitter a video of (...)
His last two seasons were cut short by the formation of blood clots.
Cam Bedrosian will decide in the next few days whether to undergo surgery to remove a blood clot in a small artery near his right armpit or treat the clot with blood-thinning medication and rest. “We’re going to weigh the options and see what’s best,” said Bedrosian, who was diagnosed with the...
The hickey — or love bite — caused a blood clot, which traveled to his brain
According to media reports out of Mexico, a 17-year-old boy has died from a hickey. Julio Macias Gonzalez of Mexico City passed away after a hickey on his neck formed a blood clot, which traveled to his brain and caused … More » The post WTF?! Mexican Teen Dies From a Hickey appeared first on EveryJoe.
At this week’s 252nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society researchers from University of Maryland, Baltimore County reported on the development of nanoparticles that can help speed up blood clotting. So farShow More Summary
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2016 -- Whether severe trauma occurs on the battlefield or the highway, saving lives often comes down to stopping the bleeding as quickly as possible. Many methods for controlling external bleeding exist, but at this point, only surgery can halt blood loss inside the body from injury to internal organs. Show More Summary
Desperate to win the White House, Hillary Clinton is keeping a shocking medical condition from voters — she’s secretly battling deadly multiple sclerosis, RadarOnline.com has learned. In a bombshell exclusive,… READ ON
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? DVT is the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) within a deep vein. The deep veins pass through deep tissues and muscles. Muscle contractions (walking, running, activity, etc.) squeeze blood through the deep veins to the heart. Show More Summary
Dr. Carl Black, like most people in the healthcare field, is dedicated to helping patients who suffer from health challenges. He deals extensively with vascular issues such as blood clots, varicose veins and other blood circulation abnormalities. As founder of the Intermountain Vein Center (iVein), Black has built not only [...]
Using a unique single-molecule force measurement tool, a research team has developed a clearer understanding of how platelets sense the mechanical forces they encounter during bleeding to initiate the cascading process that leads to blood clotting. read more
Babies need Vitamin K shots when they're born to help their blood clot and prevent life-threatening internal bleeding. It's not a matter of scientific debate. It's just a standard part of newborn care.So why are some parents saying no to it?
A new device could monitor blood clot formation and diagnose effectiveness of anti-platelet therapy by microengineering tiny hollow channels lined by chemically 'fixed' human endothelial cells that more closely mimic cellular and vascular flow conditions inside a patient's body than a bare surface.
\Warfarin prescribed to prevent strokes in atrial fibrillation may not adequately control blood clotting over the long-term, even when patients have been historically stable on the drug, according to a study from the Duke Clinical Research Institute.
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Hormone Replacement Therapy is generally considered safe and effective for most transgender women, but no medical treatment is without risks. In this case, an increased potential for blood clots, which is faced not only by trans women, but by anyone undergoing bio-identical estrogen replacement. Show More Summary
Boston--Mechanical thrombectomy, a leading type of neurointerventional stroke treatment where a device can remove a blood clot in minutes, is essential for people experiencing a stroke, who stand to lose 2 million neurons every minute the artery is blocked. Show More Summary
By Kathryn Doyle(Reuters Health) - People who watch television for five or more hours a day have more than twice the risk of those who watch half as much TV to die of a blood clot in the lung, a large Japanese study suggests.There are...Show More Summary
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of a blood clot. The article focuses in particular on the symptoms of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Every five minutes someone in the U.S. dies from a blood clot, through its role in strokes, heart attacks or other severe conditions. For decades, doctors have used the anticoagulant drug warfarin (Coumadin) to prevent clots. More recently,...Show More Summary