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Gene therapy provides safe, long-term relief for patients with severe hemophilia B

Gene therapy has transformed life for men with a severe form of hemophilia B by providing a safe, reliable source of the blood clotting protein Factor IX that has allowed some to adopt a more active lifestyle, researchers report.

Penguins' Pascal Dupuis diagnosed with blood clot in lung

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will miss at least six months, and the future of his NHL career is in doubt, after being diagnosed on Monday with a blood clot in his lung, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.

Pascal Dupuis' blood clot and a timeline of health scares for the Penguins

Pascal Dupuis will miss at least six months due to a blood clot. It is another unfortunate chapter in recent health scares for the Pittsburgh Penguins organization. Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will miss at least six months due to a blood clot in his lung, the team announced on Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary

Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will be out at least six months after being diagnosed with a blood cl

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis will be out at least six months after being diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung. Because the Consol Energy Center was built on an Indian burial ground. Read more...

Japan: Now in board videogame form

Gotouchi Tetsudou is a new Wii U and 3DS game about being so filled with Japan that your blood clots into a gelatinous mass of hiragana and Sanrio. It's a virtual board game, a genre that usually needs to be dressed up a bit to pack much of a punch. Show More Summary

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Offers Surgical Option for Form of Hypertension

Patients with this condition often have a history of acute pulmonary embolism, or blood clots in the lung. For reasons that are poorly understood a small percentage of them do not resolve the clots, and they form chronic blood clots that turn into scar tissue and obstruct the pulmonary arteries. Show More Summary

Suge Knight hospitalized with blood clot after fall in Las Vegas jail

Rap mogul Suge Knight was hospitalized in Las Vegas with a blood clot near his lung after passing out in his jail cell and hitting his head, his lawyers said.

For stroke patients, hospital bed position is delicate balancing act

During the first 24 hours after a stroke, attention to detail -- such as hospital bed positioning -- is critical to patient outcomes. Most strokes are caused by blood clots that block blood flow to the brain. Sitting upright can harm the patient because it decreases blood flow and oxygen to the brain just when the brain needs more blood.

NeNe Leakes Skips ‘RHOA’ Trip After Blood Clots Form Around Her Lungs

NeNe Leakes’ Real Housewives of Atlanta co-stars recently embarked on an exciting cast trip to the Philippines. Unfortunately, Leakes was unable to join them. According to a new report, Leakes was forced to remain in the U.S., while her co-stars enjoyed a vacation abroad, likely paid for by Bravo. Show More Summary

For stroke patients, hospital bed position is delicate balancing act

MAYWOOD, Ill. (Date) – During the first 24 hours after a stroke, attention to detail --such as hospital bed positioning -- is critical to patient outcomes. Most strokes are caused by blood clots that block blood flow to the brain. Sitting upright can harm the patient because it decreases blood flow and oxygen to the brain just when the brain needs more blood. read more

NeNe Leakes' Blood Clots Nix The Real Housewives of Atlanta Star's Asia Trip

NeNe Leakes' health ultimate caused her to bail on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and no, we don't mean her mental health caused her to quit the cast. NeNe Leakes: 12 Wacky Faces We Love 1. NeNe: Who, Me? We just can't get enough of...Show More Summary

NeNe Leakes -- Blood Clots Torpedo 'Housewives' Trip

NeNe Leakes had to make a choice, which was ultimately simple -- "Real Housewives" or her life.Our NeNe sources tell us... she just canceled a flight to the Philippines for a RHOA shoot because of her recurring problem with blood clots that…

Spotlight: RejuvaHealth Gives Compression Legwear a Sense of Style

Compression legwear can be important for patients suffering from bad circulation and blood clots. But just because a patient has to wear them, shouldn’t mean giving up a sense of style. When Kelsey Minarik suffered a blood clot on aShow More Summary

Bioinspired Blood and Bacteria Repellent Coating for Medical Devices (VIDEO)

As Don Ingber, M.D., Ph.D., Founding Director of Harvard’s Wyss Institute stated, “Devising a way to prevent blood clotting without using anticoagulants is one of the holy grails in medicine.” Even devices that have been properly analyzed and engineered to serve their purpose can run into problems once implanted into the body. Show More Summary

Surface coating for medical devices prevents blood clotting and bacterial infections

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Our bodies have evolved to be pretty good at dealing with incursions by foreign objects and bacteria. Usually, that's a positive thing, but it can spell trouble for medical devices, such as replacement joints, cardiac implants and dialysis machines, which increase the risk of blood clots and bacterial infection. Show More Summary

Bioinspired coating for medical devices repels blood, bacteria

Medical devices implanted in the body or in contact with flowing blood present two critical, life-threatening challenges for doctors treating their patients: blood clotting and bacterial infection. A team of scientists and engineers has developed a new surface coating for medical devices using FDA-approved materials. Show More Summary

Scientists find new stroke recovery pathway in the brain

Swedish scientists have discovered a new way that the brain repairs itself after a stroke. Someone has a stroke every three and a half minutes in the UK. They occur when a blood clot forms and blocks blood flow (and thus oxygen) to the brain. Show More Summary

Mechanism that repairs brain after stroke discovered

A previously unknown mechanism through which the brain produces new nerve cells after a stroke has been discovered by researchers. A stroke is caused by a blood clot blocking a blood vessel in the brain, which leads to an interruption of blood flow and therefore a shortage of oxygen. Show More Summary

Treatment to reduce blood clots otolaryngology in patients admitted for surgery examined

Bottom Line: The effectiveness of a treatment to reduce blood clots among otolaryngology patients admitted for surgery appears to differ based on patient risk and the procedure. Author: Vinita Bahl, D.M.D., M.P.P., of the University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, and colleagues. read more

CoagMax Blood Coagulation Meter Uses MEMS Sensor for Accurate Results (VIDEO)

2 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Microvisk (Denbighshire, Wales) won European CE Mark approval for the CoagMax PT/INR blood clotting analyzer that uses a novel micro electro mechanical (MEMS) component at the core of its sensor. The CoagMax uses disposable strips that have a tiny cantilever built in. Show More Summary

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