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2012-06-13 10:24:28

New scientific findings in anticoagulation for stroke prevention are paving the way for updates to the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation. Some of these findings were presented during the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) sessions at Cardiostim 2012, 13-16 June, in Nice, France. Cardiostim is an international scientific congress in the field of electrophysiology and cardiac techniques. It is organized in collaboration with the...

2012-05-25 23:02:37

The Pradaxa Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on Pradaxa research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 The Pradaxa Resource Center, a patient advocacy group, is alerting patients affected by internal bleeding episodes after taking the drug Pradaxa that lawyers are investigating claims that the drug is defective. This comes as researchers have warned the drug may have higher rates of death or serious internal...

2012-05-23 20:44:01

Third round of improvements to blood thinner standard announced by USP To help further secure a safe supply of the widely—used blood thinner heparin, a third round of revisions to quality standards for the drug has been advanced by the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP). USP's Expert Panel on Unfractionated Heparin ended a two-day meeting on May 16th, 2012, and recommended finalization of the proposed changes. The revisions are scheduled to appear in the November—December 2012...

2012-05-11 23:03:33

The Pradaxa Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on Pradaxa research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The Pradaxa Resource Center, a patient advocacy group, is alerting patients taking the atrial fibrillation drug Pradaxa of research showing the drug may have higher rates of death or serious internal bleeding than the traditional blood thinner Coumadin. Some victims of Pradaxa bleeding have...

2012-05-11 11:59:39

American Heart Association meeting report - Abstract 10 Acute ischemic stroke patients taking the blood thinner warfarin can be treated safely with the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2012. "Although it's the only drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat acute ischemic stroke, tPA is underused among patients on home...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.