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2013-09-02 19:16:00

A new finding could lead to novel treatments to reduce bleeding in trauma and severe infections. The research, from Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists Lijun Xia, M.D., Ph.D., Jianxin Fu, M.D., Ph.D., and Brett Herzog, Ph.D., appears in the most recent issue of the journal Nature. One way the immune system keeps a body healthy is through immune surveillance. Lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, constantly exit the bloodstream and "check in" at the lymph nodes to learn...

2013-08-30 23:19:21

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This 2013, The Foundation will award over $200,000 in grants to ten individuals conducting scientific research directed at early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances that will ultimately improve outcomes for patients with brain aneurysms. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has announced the recipients of its annual research grants. This...

2013-08-28 10:46:43

Fifteen years ago, a hematologist came to Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., with a puzzle: Multiple generations of an East Texas family suffered from a moderately severe bleeding disorder, but it wasn’t hemophilia. “No surgeon would do elective surgery because they bled too much after surgery,” said Milewicz, professor and director of the Division of Medical Genetics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). “So we collected DNA and plasma from the family...

2013-08-21 23:28:20

Free legal consultations still available as consolidated federal lawsuits grow over alleged serious internal bleeding problems from Pradaxa patients. Resource4thePeople reports number of cases now exceeds 1,400 involving claims over blood-thinning medication. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/pradaxa-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers tracking the progress of lawsuits alleging that the use...

2013-08-13 23:01:32

The firm is currently investigating Pradaxa side effect lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered life-threatening episodes of Pradaxa bleeding. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Pradaxa lawsuits (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) involving allegations that the drug caused users to suffer life-threatening episodes of internal bleeding continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia,...

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2013-08-09 09:45:06

[ Watch the Video: Vanderbilt Scientists Employ Robotics to Fight Brain Clots ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a vein or artery in the brain bursts, the resulting blood leak causes an intracerebral hemorrhage. The pressure on the brain from the hemorrhage can cause severe damage and even death in 40 percent of cases. In an effort to reduce the damage caused by an intracerebral hemorrhage, a team of researchers from Vanderbilt University has developed a new...

2013-07-26 23:20:49

Free legal consultations continue to be offered as consolidated federal lawsuits grow over alleged serious internal bleeding problems from Pradaxa patients. Resource4thePeople notes new study and FDA warning about possible heart attacks from use of the blood-thinning medication. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/pradaxa-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople is today announcing its latest update for consumers who are following the progress of...

2013-07-25 23:01:37

The firm is currently investigating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered life-threatening episodes of internal bleeding, allegedly due to Pradaxa. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Pradaxa lawsuit claims continue to move forward in the federal litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. Court records indicate that the litigation’s most recent Status Conference was held on July 9th, at which time the...

2013-07-23 12:37:22

Researchers from Durham University and Kings College London (United Kingdom) and the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) found that patients who have suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) may not recover psychosocially as well as expected if their significant other is excessively fearful about the possibility of SAH recurrence. The researchers' findings are discussed in "Family and friends' fears of recurrence: impact on the patient's recovery after subarachnoid...


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