Nene Leakes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta made an appearance on the Dr. Oz show earlier this week (November 18, 2014). Dr. Mehmet Oz spoke to the reality star about her pulmonary embolism (Blood Clots) and Leakes reconfirmed that...Show More Summary
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.
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 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 clot in his lung. Because the Consol Energy Center was built on an Indian burial ground. Read more...
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
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
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.
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’ 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
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' 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 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…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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