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Aspirin may reduce the risks of reoccurring blood clots

Aspirin may be a promising alternative for those who can't take long-term anticoagulant drugs that prevent clots from reoccurring in the veins, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. read mo...

Aspirin cuts risk of clots, DVT by a third -- new study

Low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots – and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients who are not candidates for long-term anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, according to a new study published...Show More Summary

Parents That Refuse Vitamin K at Birth More Likely to Refuse Immunizations Later

Necessary for blood clotting, vitamin K does not transfer through the placenta during birth. This leaves babies with very little of the nutrient in their systems when they are born, putting them at risk for haemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN) at birth. Show More Summary

Will Michael Del Zotto Become a Long-Term Fit for the Philadelphia Flyers?

The Philadelphia Flyers announced they signed defenseman Michael Del Zotto to a one-year, $1.3 million contract last week to replace Kimmo Timonen, who is out indefinitely with blood clots in his lungs and body. Del Zotto is only 24 years old. Show More Summary

Childbirth Experts Debate Best Delivery Practices at Third Annual Birth Community Day

Doctors, nurses, midwives and doulas will debate healthy labor and delivery practices - including the use of the synthetic hormone Pitocin to hasten childbirth and vitamin K to speed blood clotting in newborns -- at the third annual Cedars-Sinai Birth Community Day, Aug. 14.

Alteplase given promptly after stroke reduces long-term disability, even in older people, those with severe stroke

Many more stroke patients could benefit from thrombolytic treatment (the use of drugs to break up or dissolve blood clots), but it needs to be administered as quickly as possible after the first signs of illness, according to new findings from the largest meta-analysis to date investigating the clot-busting drug alteplase. The study involved more than 6700 stroke patients.

Philadelphia Flyers Adjust Defense After Timonen Diagnosed With Blood Clots

The Philadelphia Flyers are slowly becoming a better team. Now, they will need some luck. After signing defenseman Kimmo Timonen, a 15-year veteran, to a one-year contract valued at $2 million, doctors in Timonen’s home country of Finland have diagnosed Timonen with blood clots, according to Flyers new general manager Ron Hextall announced in

The Lancet: Meta-analysis shows that alteplase given promptly after stroke

Many more stroke patients could benefit from thrombolytic treatment (the use of drugs to break up or dissolve blood clots), but it needs to be administered as quickly as possible after the first signs of illness, according to new findings from the largest meta-analysis to date investigating the clot-busting drug alteplase. Show More Summary

Kimmo Timonen Illness: Updates on Flyers Star's Status and Recovery

The Philadelphia Flyers received alarming news on Tuesday afternoon, as it was learned that defenseman Kimmo Timonen is being treated in Finland to treat several blood clots. According to Flyers general manager Ron Hextall, via the team's...Show More Summary

Dropping Bars and Bodies II: Court Nixes Lyrical Conviction

"I'm the na to drive-by and tear your block up, leave you, your homey and neighbors shot up, chest, shots will have you spittin' blood clots up. Go ahead and play hard. I'll have you in front of heaven prayin' to God, body parts displaying the scars, puncture wounds......

Browns OL Jason Pinkston, 26, expected to retire due to blood clots

Jason Pinkston says his career is 'likely' over after he experienced blood clots in his lungs for the second time in 22 months.

Let's Pour One Out for the Gals Who Can't Find Good Birth Control

You know who you are. The Pill made ya crazy. Mirena gave you horrible cystic acne. The Patch gave you a blood clot. And so on. So it goes for women who, for whatever reason, just cannot find a good birth control for their particular body and sitch that doesn't make them feel like some kind of shit. This one is for you. Read more...

Jason Pinkston “more than likely” retiring due to blood clots in lungs

Browns guard Jason Pinkston had his 2012 season cut short after developing a blood clot in his lung and it looks like the same problem will force him to call an end to his playing career. Neither the Browns nor Pinkston had discussed the medical condition that caused him to miss all of camp this summer,…

American Idol finalist Michael Johns dies at 35

American Idol contestant Michael Johns died Friday from a blood clot in his ankle. The 35-year-old is the first finalist of the show to pass away. "Our family is devastated by the passing of our beloved Michael, a wonderful husband, son, brother, uncle, and friend," his family said in a statement. Show More Summary

Former American Idol Contestant Michael Johns Passes Away

Michael Johns, a finalist on the seventh season of American Idol, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 35-year-old Australian singer-songwriter reportedly passed away Friday after a blood clot formed in his ankle. After coming in eighth on American Idol back in 2008, Johns went on to release a... More »

'American Idol' Singer Michael Johns Dies

The Australian singer and American Idol finalist Michael Johns has died at age 35. Hollywood Reporter reported that he's believed to have died as a result of a blood clot that originated in his ankle. Johns competed in the seventh season of the Fox program, finishing eighth. Show More Summary

'American Idol' Alum Michael Johns Dead at 35

American Idol alum Michael Johns has died, the reality-television show confirmed. He was 35 Johns died from a blood clot in his ankle on Friday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Australian-born singer competed on Season 7 of Idol in 2008. Show More Summary

VIDEO: See What a Good Sport Michael Johns Was When He Lost on American Idol

American Idol Season 8 finalist Michael Johns, who passed away suddenly on Friday from a blood clot in his ankle, was a fan favorite when he competed on the show — even after his elimination. Read More > Other Links From American Idol Michael Johns

Michael Johns ‘American Idol’ Season 7 Finalist Dead

This is tragic news. Remember Michael Johns from the seventh season of ‘American Idol‘? He died on Friday from a blood clot in his ankle, according to TMZ. Michael was only 35 years old. RELATED: All three ‘American Idol’ judges are returning next season. A tweet went out from an administrator of Michael’s website. It […]

Former American Idol Judges React to Michael Johns' Death

Singer Michael Johns died at the age of 35 on Friday. According to reports, the American Idol alum suffered a fatal blood clot in his ankle. "It is with a heavy heart and inconsolable sadness that we confirm the passing of our friend Michael Johns," the administrator of his web site tweeted. Show More Summary

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