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High-speed Photography Provides First Direct Evidence Of How Microbubbles Dissolve Killer Blood Clots
2013-12-14 07:23:21

American Institute of Physics Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a non-invasive way to break up dangerous blood clots. But though many researchers have studied the effectiveness of this technique, not much was understood about why it works. Now a team of researchers in Toronto has collected the first direct evidence showing how these wiggling microbubbles cause a blood clot's demise. The team's findings are featured in the AIP Publishing journal...

2013-12-10 10:33:23

Blood clots play an unexpected role in protecting the body from the deadly effects of bacteria by absorbing bacterial toxins, researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found. The research was published Dec. 2 in the journal PLoS ONE. "It's a significant addition to the short list of defenses that animals use to protect themselves against toxin-induced sepsis," said Peter Armstrong, professor of molecular and cellular biology at UC Davis and senior author on the paper....

2013-11-14 23:25:40

A recently filed NuvaRing blood clot lawsuit brings attention to the alleged dangers and risks associated with the NuvaRing vaginal birth control device, including blood clots, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism, Alonso Krangle LLP reports. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 A NuvaRing blood clot lawsuit was filed by Alonso Krangle LLP on behalf of a 31-year-old NuvaRing user who allegedly suffered right leg deep vein thrombosis due to side effects of the birth control...

2013-10-11 23:22:44

Additional models added to list eligible for free consultation from national network of attorneys reviewing allegations of serious side effects, including deep vein thrombosis, filter fracture, migration and perforation for which consumers may be eligible for compensation. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Resource4thePeople announced today that it has important news for consumers seeking information about seeking compensation in cases involving allegations of life-threatening side...

2013-09-12 23:29:13

Yaz Settlements Have Been Reached in More 6,700 Yaz and Yasmin Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of Women Who Suffered Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, and Other Dangerous Blood Clots, Allegedly Associated with the Use of Yaz and Yasmin Birth Control Pills. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The Yaz lawsuit lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing the victims of defective drugs, applaud a recent disclosure that Bayer has reached Yaz and Yasmin lawsuit...

2013-09-08 23:00:05

A NuvaRing pulmonary embolism lawsuit recently filed by Alonso Krangle alleges that the plaintiff’s use of NuvaRing caused her to develop a pulmonary embolism. This case also contends that Organon, the manufacturer of NuvaRing, knew about the significant risk of serious NuvaRing side effects and, yet, did not alert the public about these risks. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Alonso Krangle’s attorneys have recently filed a NuvaRing pulmonary embolism lawsuit on behalf of a...

2013-09-03 23:27:05

A recently filed NuvaRing lawsuit alleges that the plaintiff developed pulmonary embolism, a potentially fatal condition, after and as a direct result of using NuvaRing. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Alonso Krangle’s lawyers have filed a NuvaRing lawsuit due to a pulmonary embolism on behalf of a woman from Louisiana. This case (Case No. 2:13-cv-02933-SDW-MCA) was filed on May 13, 2013 in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey and specifically names the defendants to be...

2013-06-17 10:19:26

Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that hospitalized patients do not receive more than one in 10 doses of doctor-ordered blood thinners prescribed to prevent potentially lethal or disabling blood clots, a decision they say may be fueled by misguided concern by patients and their caregivers. Calling the rate of missed doses "unacceptably high," the researchers add that hospitalized patients are at a significantly greater risk of developing venous thromboembolism, or VTE, and that...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.