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2014-06-20 23:01:14

With over 100 Testosterone Treatment Lawsuits Pending Litigation, The FDA Continues Its Investigation Into The Potential Health Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy Drugs Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As testosterone treatment lawsuits move forward in federal litigation in Illinois, Wright & Schulte LLC has learned that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is now requiring manufacturers of testosterone therapy products to expand...

2014-05-12 11:38:13

Intermountain Medical Center Study included 2,600 AFib patients A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range. The study of more than 2,600 AFib patients found they are significantly more likely to develop dementia when using medicines to prevent blood...

2014-04-21 23:00:12

Interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists at Allegheny General Hospital recently performed the first procedure using the LARIAT™ Suture Delivery Device, a lasso-like suture that ties off the left atrial appendage (LAA), an area of the heart that is prone to developing blood clots, particularly in patients with atrial fibrillation. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of Allegheny Health Network, has joined a select group of medical...

2014-03-31 08:29:45

RARITAN, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today it is adding three new clinical trials to its EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program for XARELTO(®) (rivaroxaban), the most studied and broadly indicated oral Factor Xa inhibitor in the world today. The additional trials will evaluate rivaroxaban for the treatment or prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in pediatric and other patient...

2014-03-20 00:21:35

Insufficient medical care of blood clots in the extremities is prevalent, but Dr. Malekmehr of the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis takes an active approach LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A blood clot in the lower part of the body, or deep vein thrombosis, is a well-known but often misunderstood syndrome despite its potentially grave consequences. Fortunately, widely respected board certified cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Farshad Malekmehr of the California...

2014-02-24 23:03:53

Susquehanna Health (SH) Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Michael Lazar combines the art of caring with the science of healing using an innovative technique and new technology that helps patients avoid sudden death due to blood clots in the arteries, heart and veins. This minimally invasive therapy uses the AngioVac Cannula to remove the undesirable intravascular material and offers patients an option over open heart surgery that reduces risk and recovery time. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-19 23:30:28

The DrugRisk Center is the largest source on the Web for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are announcing new information to the site for patients who’ve taken the drugs Yaz or Yasmin. Britain’s healthcare agency recently ordered doctors to inform women taking drugs like Yaz and Yasmin that they were twice as likely to develop...

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...


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