Miami Heat officials are reportedly not sure that Chris Bosh, who has endured multiple blood clotting issues over the past two seasons, can ever play again. For his part, the veteran forward repeatedly indicated that he wanted to return this past season, after having been sidelined for a second straight February. One observer who wishes […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Reba Golden hurt her back after falling two floors while building an addition to her house in Honduras. But when she returned to Seattle for a routine spinal surgery, she suffered blood clots, severe bleeding and died in 2007 on the operating table. Joan Bryant’s back had bothered her since a 1990 […]
Patients who are critically ill, be they dog, cat or human, have a tendency toward blood clotting disorders. When the formation of a clot takes too long, it puts them at risk of uncontrolled bleeding. But the other extreme is also dangerous; if blood clots too readily, it can lead to organ failure or even death if a clot goes to the lungs, brain or heart. read more
A common diagnostic tool often used to identify patients at risk of bleeding may also be used to identify those predisposed to clot excessively, new findings from a retrospective study has found.
The Miami Heat look at 2015-16 as a missed opportunity. They were one game away from a conference finals berth despite their roster being depleted by injuries, specifically to Chris Bosh and Hassan Whiteside. The two Miami big men were...Show More Summary
After a fractured skull and a blood clot in the brain, Jaden and Tiffany Rivera want to spread a message: Always wear helmets when riding bikes.
Two straight years, Chris Bosh’s season has ended in February, as he’s battled multiple occurrences of blood clots. At best, the symptoms and treatments make him unable to play basketball; at worst, his condition is life-affecting and even, potentially, fatal. Show More Summary
New research leads to a screening test for patients on blood thinners to reduce the risk for a blood clot or stroke that's as easy as an in-home diabetes test.
For millions of Americans at risk for blood clots, strokes and hypertension, routine lab tests to monitor blood-thinning medications can be frequent, costly and painful. Two professors in a laboratory looking at a slide together Andrew...Show More Summary
Chris Bosh has been out for an extended period of time due to a blood clot issue in his legs and the Miami Heat have officially ruled out his return in 2016. Now the concern turns to when he can come back in the future. According to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, there... Show More Summary
(Philadelphia, PA) - Deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein, often in the deep veins of the legs, thigh or pelvis. Approximately half of people with this problem will develop post thrombotic syndrome -- a condition marked by pain, swelling, redness and chronic sores in the affected legs. read more
Chris Bosh has not played a game since the All-Star break due to a recurring blood clot issue.
University of Vermont blood-clotting expert Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., talks about the reasons why sometimes fatal blood clots occur in elite athletes like the Portland Trail Blazers' Jerome Kersey, tennis great Serena Williams and most recently, the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh.
Bosh decided to sit out the rest of the season instead of risking his health by taking blood thinners. Chris Bosh won't be returning for the Miami Heat in the 2016 NBA Playoffs. The veteran big man will sit out the rest of the postseason...Show More Summary
The Heat superstar is pressing harder to convince the Heat to let him play after he suffered more blood clot issues in February, and is even involving the players union. But if the Heat are skeptical, the franchise is right to hold strong. Show More Summary
The Miami Heat have advanced to the second round of the NBA Playoffs, and there’s no telling if Chris Bosh (out of the lineup since mid-February due to blood clots) The post Report: Chris Bosh and the Heat at Odds Over Medical Condition appeared first on SLAMonline.
Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh hasn’t played since the All-Star break, after a reoccurrence of the blood clots that sidelined him last season . According to a number of reports, though the blood clots have dissipated, Bosh and the Heat are at an impasse about when he can return to the court, and the situation is threatening to turn ugly. Read more...
Women with poor physical fitness display significantly higher platelet activation than women with average to very good fitness. Platelet (thrombocyte) activation can lead to the formation of potentially life-threatening blood clots. These blood clots can block blood vessels (thrombosis) and cut off the blood supply to organs.
During his ESPN Radio show on Monday, Dan Le Batard reported (via Jason Lieser of the Palm Beach Post ) a rift may be growing between Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat. According to Le Batard, Bosh is pushing for a return to the court, while...Show More Summary
Luol Deng's role with the Miami Heat changed out of necessity in February, when the team lost Chris Bosh for the second consecutive season to a blood clot at the All-Star break.