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2012-09-18 13:55:09

A study of patients treated with the anticoagulant medication warfarin suggests that resuming warfarin therapy after an episode of gastrointestinal tract bleeding was associated with lower risk for thrombosis (blood clot) and death, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Gastrointestinal tract bleeding (GIB) affects about 4.5 percent of patients treated annually with warfarin. A history of major bleeding can be a predictor...

2012-08-05 23:01:59

"Hemorrhage in the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 "Hemorrhage in the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. Warfarin is an...

2012-08-02 23:02:49

Protection of Global Heparin Supply Focus of International Meeting Rockville, Md (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 As part of its role in ongoing efforts to better safeguard the global supply of medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) will co-host the “Fifth Workshop on the Characterization of Heparin Products” at its U.S. headquarters in Rockville, Md., August 14-15, 2012. Since 2008, USP´s workshop on heparin products has provided a forum for manufacturers, regulators...

2012-06-28 23:00:19

"Hemorrhage in the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 "Hemorrhage in the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. Warfarin is an...

2012-06-27 10:35:00

The clot-busting medicine, tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), is safe to use in acute stroke patients already on the home blood thinner warfarin, according to researchers from Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). This study helps allay previous concerns that tPA was too dangerous to use in patients on home anticoagulation and would lead to high risk for potentially fatal intracranial bleeding. "To date, we have no randomized trials or large cohort studies to guide us," says Ying Xian,...

2012-06-27 06:32:12

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Researchers from the Duke Clinical Research Institute have ruled the clot-busting drug tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) safe for acute stroke patients on the home blood thinner warfarin. The drug was previously thought to be too dangerous to use in patients on home anticoagulation for fear of a higher risk of fatal intracranial bleeding. "To date, we have no randomized trials or large cohort studies to guide us," Ying Xian, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.