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May 21, 2019

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More Than One-Third of Patients Risk Major Bleeding by Doubling Up on Blood Thinners

A new study finds patients were taking too many antithrombotics for no reason, leading to a significant increase in bleeding ... read more

Lack of Standard Dosage for Blood Thinners Can Lead to Bleeding During Bariatric Surgery

Researchers have found a way to reduce bleeding in patients following bariatric ... read more

Stop That Clot! Quantitative Assessment of the Blood Coagulation Cascade

Thrombosis is a harmful activation of the clotting process, which is associated with the occurrence of blood vessel-related diseases. Pathological enhancement of the clotting cascade causes ... read more

New Clinical Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism

Venous thromboembolism (VTE), a term referring to blood clots in the veins, is a highly prevalent and far-reaching public health problem that can cause disability and death. Despite effective new ... read more

Aspirin Alone a Good Clot Buster After Knee Surgery

When it comes to preventing blood clots after a knee replacement, good old aspirin may be just as effective as newer, more expensive drugs, such as rivaroxaban (Xarelto), according to a orthopedics ... read more

A Trojan Horse Delivery for Treating a Rare, Potentially Deadly, Blood-Clotting Disorder

In proof-of-concept experiments, researchers have highlighted a potential therapy for a rare but potentially deadly blood-clotting disorder, TTP. The researchers deliver this therapeutic enzyme via ... read more

Immediate Compression Could Help Prevent Complications After Deep-Vein Thrombosis

People with deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) can substantially cut their risk of potentially debilitating complications by starting adequate compression therapy in the first 24 hours of DVT therapy (known ... read more

How Olive Oil and Sleep Could Stave Off Heart Attacks and Strokes: New Study Examines Plasma Protein's Role

Foods high in unsaturated fats may protect against cardiovascular disease, and new research has uncovered ... read more

Antioxidant Reduces Risk for Second Heart Attack, Stroke

Doctors have long known that in the months after a heart attack or stroke, patients are more likely to have another attack or stroke. Now, an article explains what happens inside blood vessels to ... read more

New Link Between Hypoxia and Blood Clot Risk

Researchers have found how hypoxia (a low concentration of oxygen) decreases Protein S, a natural anticoagulant, resulting in an increased risk for the development of potentially life-threatening ... read more

New Anti-Clotting Drugs Linked to Lower Risk of Serious Bleeding

New drugs known as direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) used to treat serious blood clots are associated with reduced risks of major bleeding compared with the older anti-clotting drug, warfarin, finds ... read more

Earthquake Aftermath: Life-Threatening Blood Clots in Legs and Lungs from Sitting in Cars for Extended Periods

Physicians highlight the risks and clinical significance for individuals who remain seated and immobile in vehicles for prolonged periods. They call for preventive awareness activities and education ... read more

Three-Fold Higher Risk of Cancer After Acute Thrombosis in the Leg

The risk of developing cancer is more than three times higher during the first six months following blood clot in the leg, compared with the background ... read more

Look! Down in the Petri Dish! It's a Superplatelet!

A bioengineer has endowed platelets with extra powers to make the clotting process more resilient in the face of trauma. If it's proven to work in clinical situations, such ... read more

Unusual Blood Clots in Leprosy Patients Characterized

For years, doctors have observed that some patients with leprosy develop unusual blood clots which can lead to stroke or heart attack. Now, researchers have for the first time characterized these ... read more

Perioperative Short Haul Air Travel Associated With Increased Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

New research has found a correlation between flying following hip or knee arthroplasty and an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). This is the first study to identify such a risk as ... read more

Watching Too Much Television Could Cause Fatal Blood Clots

Spending too much time in front of the television could increase your chance of developing potentially fatal blood clots known as venous thrombosis. Even trying to counterbalance hours of TV watching ... read more

Stop the Clots, Spare the Coagulation

In the fight to cure thromboinflammatory diseases, one of the target molecules is thrombin, a protein that promotes inflammation and can cause blood clots. However, inhibiting thrombin too much can ... read more

'Decorated' Stem Cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

'Decorating' cardiac stem cells with platelet nanovesicles can increase the stem cells' ability to find and remain at the site of heart attack injury and enhance their effectiveness in ... read more

Clot-Busting Drugs Not Recommended for Most Patients With Blood Clots

About half of people with blood clots in the deep veins of their legs develop a complication that involves chronic limb pain and swelling, making it difficult to walk and perform daily activities. A ... read more

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