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Can Marijuana Reduce the Risk of Strokes?

Marijuana enhances blood and oxygen flow, reducing the risk of blood clots and stroke, researchers found.       Smoking marijuana can reduce the risk of a stroke to a large extent, a new study has found. The findings of the study have...Show More Summary

Online Education Boosts Proper Use of Drugs That Prevent Blood Clots

Results of a yearlong study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) with more than 900 nurses at The Johns Hopkins Hospital suggest that well-designed online education can decrease the rate of nonadministration of prescribed and necessary doses of blood thinners to prevent potentially lethal blood clots in hospitalized patients.

Increased risk of heart attack, stroke soon after cancer diagnosis

Reuters Health - Patients with cancer have higher risks of heart attack and stroke from blood clots, especially in the first few months after diagnosis, compared with people who don't have cancer, researchers report.

Lizard venom may contain clues to treating blood clots

Various types of lizard venom are being studied as possible treatments for blood clotting diseases that lead to millions of cases of stroke, heart attack, and deep-vein thrombosis annually.

Why the Copper IUD Just Didn't Work For Me

When I was 20 years old, I started using the Nuva Ring for birth control. Within three months I was hospitalized for a pulmonary embolism, which meant there were large blood clots blocking a major artery in my lungs. I was lucky theShow More Summary

Medical News Today: Common allergy drugs may prevent blood clots

New research in mice suggests that common allergy drugs may offer a bleeding risk-free alternative to existing anti-clotting medication.

New Hope to Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots Found in the Legs

Common anti-allergy medicines could prove to be an effective treatment for potentially fatal blood clots in the legs, according to new research by the University of Birmingham.

Skylight in the skull lets the ultrasound in

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Ultrasound is already utilized to treat brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, plus it can be used to kill cancer cells and to dissolve stroke-causing blood clots. Unfortunately, however, the thickness and density...Show More Summary

This common medication is putting your life at risk

Every day, thousands of patients are prescribed anticoagulants that work to prevent blood clots. Blood clots are a serious health threat that can increase your risk of a heart attack. Unfortunately, these same drugs that aim to helpShow More Summary

John McCain will begin treatment for brain tumor Monday

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The tumor was discovered during cranial surgery last week to remove a blood clot above his left eye.        

Hospital staff fatally ignored black teen’s chest pain — now her family is demanding answers

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The family of a 15-year-old girl in Stockton, CA says that hospital staff dismissed the girl’s complaints of chest pain twice and ignored signs of the blood clots that ended up killing her. TheRoot.com said that Yunique Morris’ family believe the fact that she was black played a role in...

When Obama Hears Of McCain’s Diagnosis, He Reminds Us How A Real President Acts

Wednesday evening, it was revealed that the surgery John McCain underwent recently to remove a blood clot behind his eye uncovered a brain tumor, according to a statement from the Mayo Clinic, reported in the Washington Post. Until that point, much of the discussion of McCain’s hospital stay and recovery had centered on his absence [...]Show More Summary

John McCain has glioblastoma. Here's how doctors treat this aggressive form of brain cancer

Being told you have cancer is never welcome, but being told you have a glioblastoma tumor is especially scary. This is the news that longtime Arizona Sen. John McCain got after he had a blood clot removed above his left eye on Friday. Glioblastoma is the same type of tumor that killed Sen. Edward...

John McCain Thanks Everyone For The 'Outpouring Of Support' Following Brain Tumor Diagnosis

John McCain has a hero's persistance. As we previously reported, the celebrated Arizona senator was hit with devastating news as he was diagnosed with a brain tumor after getting a blood clot surgically removed from "above his left eye." What a tough break. Related: Cindy McCain Says Husband John Is Her "Hero" Nonetheless, the seasoned politician isn't about [...]

John McCain has an aggressive kind of brain cancer that has a median survival rate of less than 15 months — here's everything we know

Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer.  The diagnosis comes less than a week after McCain, who is 80, had brain surgery on Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye. OnceShow More Summary

Cindy McCain Says Husband John Is The 'Toughest Person' She Knows & Her 'Hero' Following Cancer Diagnosis

John McCain is in no way alone during this tough time. As you've likely heard, the celebrated Arizona senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot just above his left eye. Sadly, the former presidential hopeful is battling glioblastoma, which is the most aggressive form of brain cancer. Related: John [...]

John McCain's cancer: What is glioblastoma?

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The Arizona Republican was diagnosed with brain cancer after a blood clot was removed from over his eye.        

Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

After undergoing surgery last Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye, doctors discovered that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has brain cancer. According to a statement from the Mayo Clinic, where the surgery was performed, “Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot.” Treatment […]

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer as Trump and Obama lead outpouring of support for US senator

last monthNews : Trending Now

Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after doctors removed a blood clot above his left eye last week, his office said on Wednesday. The news was met with shock in Washington and triggered an outpouring of support for the much-respected Republican lawmaker. Show More Summary

U.S. Sen. John McCain diagnosed with malignant brain tumor

U.S. Sen. John McCain revealed Wednesday evening that he has a brain tumor. The announcement follows a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix last Friday, where a pathology report revealed the glioblastoma, a malignant brain tumor. Treatment options may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. A statement […]

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