Why titanium with a twist could help doctors prevent dangerous blood clots after, for example, getting a stent.
A research review suggests that statins - commonly used for reducing cholesterol to prevent cardiovascular disease - may also prevent blood clots in veins.
Although it's unclear whether Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh will be able to resume his NBA career due to blood clots, front offices around the league are reportedly monitoring the situation in case the Heat decide to release him...Show More Summary
(University of Leicester) Statins could hold the key to eradicating one of the most preventable causes of hospital deaths after researchers uncovered a new role for the cholesterol-lowering pill.
(Colorado State University) Medical implants like stents, catheters and tubing introduce risk for blood clotting and infection -- a perpetual problem for many patients.Colorado State University engineers offer a potential solution: A specially grown, 'superhemophobic' titanium surface that's extremely repellent to blood. Show More Summary
Medical implants like stents, catheters and tubing introduce risk for blood clotting and infection - a perpetual problem for many patients.
(Michigan State University) A team of Michigan State University researchers, led by James Luyendyk in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has uncovered a new pathway in the body that stimulates liver repair.Using an experimental model...Show More Summary
Sleep apnea patients are at an increased risk for blood clots in the lungs—known as pulmonary embolism. Patients who have had at least one pulmonary embolism have a 30 percent higher risk of developing another one in their lifetime.Show More Summary
In case you’ve missed any of this week’s health news articles, check them out in this week’s roundup. This week, we discussed lacunar stroke, silent stroke, yoga for healthy kidneys, and blood clots in the brain. We talked about causes,...Show More Summary
Warfarin is a commonly prescribed blood thinner used to prevent harmful blood clots. However, the drug requires frequent monitoring, daily dosing and can result in serious negative effects when mixed with vitamin K, a vitamin commonly found in vegetables such as lettuce or broccoli. Show More Summary
Interior Designers Said Chris & Adrienne Bosh Screwed Them Out of $2 Million NBA star Chris Bosh may have his medical secrets about his recurrent blood clots revealed as part of his breach of contract case against his old business
All of us have clotting factors in our body to make sure that we don’t bleed to death if we cut ourselves, but under certain circumstances people can experience blood clots in the brain and that can be life-threatening. A … The post What causes blood clots in the brain? appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
A new test can help reduce the risk of recurring heart attacks associated with cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of heart attack in the U.S. Antiplatelet therapy, which stops the formation of artery-blocking blood clots, is used...Show More Summary
Kidney failure patients face a higher risk of dying early due to cardiovascular causes. The study found that dialysis patients may have altered blood clotting, which increases their risk of bleeding and stroke. The researchers analyzed...Show More Summary
There are three types of angina: stable, unstable, and variant. This article will focus primarily on unstable angina, which is when plaque in the blood vessels either ruptures or forms a blood clot, reducing or blocking the blood flow...Show More Summary
Hemodialysis patients tend to have denser blood clots than individuals without kidney disease. Dense blood clots were linked to an increased risk of premature death from cardiovascular and other causes.
Garry Shandling died from a blood clot in his heart, coroner's officials said Tuesday, more than seven months after the comedian's unexpected death. A report by Los Angeles' coroner's officials released Tuesday states the fatal clot occurred after the comedian developed blood clots in his legs, a condition known as...
Garry Shandling died from a blood clot in his heart, officials said Tuesday, more than seven months after the comedian's unexpected death. A report by the Los Angeles coroner's office said the fatal clot occurred after the comedian developed blood clots in his legs, a condition known as deep vein...
The Los Angeles coroner's office revealed on Tuesday that late comedian Garry Shandling, who unexpectedly passed away in March of this year, died of a blood clot in his heart. The actor's fatal clot in his lung occurred after he had developed several blood clots in his legs, as well. Show More Summary
The cause of comedian Garry Shandling's death has been revealed as a blood clot.