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2014-02-25 14:19:07

New approach could help doctors and surgeons diagnose blood coagulation status in near real time, significantly improving patient care Defective blood coagulation is one of the leading causes of preventable death in patients who have suffered trauma or undergone surgery. The body’s natural defense against severe blood loss is the clotting process, in which platelets, plasma proteins, and other blood components interact to form a sticky, mesh-like structure. But often things go wrong, and...

2014-02-20 08:30:34

LONDON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Hemophilia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 EpiCast Report: Hemophilia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 Summary Hemophilia is an X-linked hereditary bleeding disorder characterized by impaired blood coagulation as a result of deficiencies in the production or function of coagulation factor VIII (hemophilia A) or factor IX (hemophilia B). Because of the deficiency of...

2014-02-18 04:21:07

- The PROTECT VIII study met its primary efficacy and safety objectives for the treatment of patients with hemophilia A WHIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare today announced positive results from the PROTECT VIII trial evaluating the company's investigational long-acting site-specific PEGylated recombinant human factor VIII compound BAY 94-9027. The study met its primary objective of protection from bleeds with fewer infusions. In the study, the...

2014-02-11 12:27:14

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/h477tv/coagulation ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis on the International Coagulation Self-Testing Devices, Markets, Players and Prospects" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The ability of patients to self-monitor is deemed to be a critical tool in reducing the pathological effects of difficult-to-control disease...

2014-02-04 20:22:49

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vgwhc9/new_oral) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International New Oral Anticoagulants Markets" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vgwhc9/new_oral ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Anticoagulants decrease the ability of the blood to create harmful blood clots that can...

2014-02-04 20:22:36

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxcwmp/coagulation) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Coagulation Diagnostic Testing Markets" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qxcwmp/coagulation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Coagulation testing, which encompasses both laboratory and point of care...

2014-01-24 23:20:30

Researchers say a new biomarker could help clinicians determine which mesothelioma patients are good candidates for surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 A new article published in the British Journal of Cancer and reported by Surviving Mesothelioma suggests that a glycoprotein called fibrinogen can help predict survival in patients with malignant mesothelioma. Fibrinogen is a soluble glycoprotein found in blood plasma and important for clotting. To test its relationship to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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