Latest blood clots Stories

2012-02-03 19:00:24

An experimental device for removing blood clots in stroke patients dramatically outperformed the standard mechanical treatment, according to research presented by UCLA Stroke Center director Dr. Jeffrey L. Saver at the American Stroke Association's 2012 international conference in New Orleans on Feb. 3. The SOLITAIRE Flow Restoration Device is among an entirely new generation of devices designed to remove blood clots from blocked brain arteries in patients experiencing stroke. It has a...

2012-01-02 20:00:00

Women Who Suffered Blood Clots After Using Yaz, Yasmin or Ocella Birth Control Pills May be Entitled to File Lawsuits to Recover Damages for Their Injuries Naples, FL (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 Recent research has indicated that young women who use Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella or other birth control pills containing the progestin, drospirenone, may face a higher risk of blood clots compared to those taking other oral contraceptives. Gilman Law LLP is actively investigating potential lawsuits on behalf...

2011-12-15 11:26:30

People with low levels of iron in the blood have a higher risk of dangerous blood clots, according to research published in the journal Thorax today. A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited blood vessel disease suggests that treating iron deficiency might be important for preventing potentially lethal blood clots. Each year, one in every 1,000 people in the UK is affected by deep vein thrombosis — blood clots that form in the veins. These can cause pain and...

2011-12-15 07:55:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Blood clots are a well-known and serious complication of cancer treatment, and according to a study, 78 percent of the time they occur when a person is out of the hospital. This data is striking because, until now, outpatients had not been systematically studied and previous data gathered on the incidence of blood clots was mostly from hospitalized patients, who tend to be sicker. However, with a shift toward outpatient cancer treatment, future efforts to prevent...

2011-12-13 08:00:00

Ennis & Ennis, P.A. Explains FDA Advisory Committee Meeting Outcome Regarding Yaz and Yasmin (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee voted 21-5 on Thursday that labeling on Bayer's popular Yaz and similar birth control pills is inadequate and should be revised to better reflect the higher risk of blood clots associated with these drugs, compared with older oral contraceptives. Ennis & Ennis, P.A. explains the panelists want the label...

2011-12-13 12:23:27

In a study of nearly 18,000 cancer patients, University of Rochester Medical Center researchers found that when blood clots develop — a well-known and serious complication of cancer treatment — 78 percent of the time they occur when a person is out of the hospital, at home or elsewhere, while on chemotherapy. This data is striking because, until now, outpatients had not been systematically studied and previous data gathered on the incidence of blood clots was mostly from...

2011-12-09 20:05:00

Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, a National Law Firm, Urges the FDA to Follow the Recommendation of its Outside Experts and Immediately Update the Labels of Yaz, Yasmin and Other Drospirenone Birth Control Pills with Stronger Warnings Regarding Their Association with a Higher Risk of Blood Clots New York, New York (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Parker Waichman Alonso LLP urges the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to accept the recommendation of its outside advisors to update the labels for...

FDA Considers Blood Clot Warning On Birth Control Pill Yaz
2011-12-07 14:01:11

The Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that they are leaning towards adding new information about the risk of blood clots to labels of birth control pills. The FDA said there is conflicting evidence about the risk, but the information should still appear in labeling used by doctors and patients. "We believe that, because of the consistency in recent reports for an increased risk, product labeling should reflect that very real possibility," the FDA said. The agency will ask...

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