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2012-05-17 23:01:49

According to the study published on May 10th 2012 in the British Medical Journal, non-oral contraceptives, including NuvaRing, have a higher risk of blood clots than combined oral contraceptives

New Birth Control Labels Detail Increased Risk For Blood Clots
2012-04-11 12:37:21

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has begun to add information to labels of popular birth control medications to warn about the increased risk of blood clots.

2012-03-28 00:35:25

Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S.

2012-02-14 11:40:16

The use of an injectable, clot-preventing drug known as Low Molecular Weight Heparin to treat patients with advanced cancer complicated by blood clots increased steadily between 2000 and 2007.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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