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2013-11-11 10:27:07

Thomas Jefferson University researchers have discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a new understanding of the effects of race on heart disease. The finding could one day help doctors provide more individualized treatment of heart disease and other blood-clot-related illnesses, according to research publishing online November 10th in Nature Medicine. The finding may also provide an...

Researchers Link Von Willebrand Factor To Heart-valve Calcium Deposits
2013-11-07 09:32:39

Rice University Heart valves calcify over time, and Rice University scientists are beginning to understand why. The Rice lab of bioengineer Jane Grande-Allen found through studies of pigs’ heart valves that age plays a critical role in the valves’ progressive hardening, and the problem may be due to the infiltration of a protein known as von Willebrand factor (VWF). Tissues from pig valves are commonly used to make human heart-valve replacements. VWF helps regulate blood clotting...

2013-11-06 23:29:40

There are now almost 1,600 cases in the Pradaxa federal multidistrict litigation over allegations of life-threatening bleeding problems. National network of attorneys continues to offer consumers free legal consultations over compensation rights. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/pradaxa-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today another update involving allegations that popular blood thinner Pradaxa may cause internal bleeding...

2013-09-30 23:28:04

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Point of Care Coagulation Testing: World Market 2013-2023 London (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Report Details In 2011, the global point of care diagnostics market was worth $13.8bn, with high single-digit growth from the year before. Despite being a vast and mature market, there are number of sectors likely to experience fast growth during the next 10 years. Much of this growth is linked to the prevalence of a number of diseases...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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