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2014-07-17 23:01:02

The Firm is actively investigating potential claims on behalf of patients who allegedly suffered Xarelto internal bleeding, strokes, pulmonary embolism and/or deep vein thrombosis following use of the blood thinner. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Bernstein Liebhard LLP has launched a new website for individuals who may be eligible to file a Xarelto lawsuit (http://www.xareltolawsuitcenter.com/) alleging injuries caused by the new-generation blood thinner, the Firm reports. The site...

2014-07-15 10:29:05

BMJ-British Medical Journal Inability to register surprise strongest indicator; can help prioritize care, say doctors Patients with serious heart and lung conditions don't have the normal range of facial expressions, particularly the ability to register surprise in response to emotional cues, finds preliminary research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. This finding could be used to help busy emergency care doctors decide whom to prioritize for treatment, and gauge who...

2014-07-10 23:01:27

The Firm is investigating testosterone treatment lawsuits on behalf of men who suffered serious cardiovascular events, including heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism, due to the use of AndroGel and other low testosterone therapies. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Testosterone lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuitclaims.com/) have begun to progress in both state and federal courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a request filed in the...

2014-07-03 20:21:28

At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr. Malekmehr and his team perform thrombolysis, mechanical thrombectomy and many other cutting-edge treatments for sufferers of DVT LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) leads to hospitalization for approximately 250,000 Americans, and often leads to serious - and even fatal - complications. Fortunately, at the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, those suffering from the...

2014-06-20 08:23:38

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the initiation of a new international study of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). The RE-CIRCUIT(TM) trial (Randomized Evaluation of dabigatran etexilate Compared to warfarIn in pulmonaRy vein ablation: assessment of different peri-proCedUral antIcoagulation sTrategies) will evaluate uninterrupted treatment with PRADAXA, compared to warfarin, in patients with paroxysmal or persistent non-valvular...

2014-06-19 09:32:37

The JAMA Network Journals In an analysis that included data from 16 trials performed over the last 45 years, among patients with pulmonary embolism, receipt of therapy to dissolve the blood clot (thrombolysis) was associated with lower rates of death, but increased risks of major bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage, according to a study in the June 18 issue of JAMA. The authors note that these findings may not apply to patients with low-risk pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary embolism (PE;...

2014-06-18 12:16:58

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Adding thrombolysis drugs to conventional therapy may offer significant benefits in select patients Bringing clarity to a decades-long debate, a national team of researchers led by experts from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that adding clot-busting medications known as thrombolytics to conventional approaches when treating sudden-onset pulmonary embolism patients is associated with 47 percent...

2014-05-20 23:15:43

NuvaRing injuries cited in report, including deadly blood clots, heart attacks and strokes, echo allegations contained in thousands of NuvaRing lawsuit filings. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The NuvaRing lawsuit attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC are pleased that a new investigative report recently aired by 3TV in Phoenix, Arizona, is bringing much needed attention to the potentially deadly side effects allegedly associated with the NuvaRing vaginal birth control ring. Among other...

2014-05-19 14:51:45

American Thoracic Society A new study by researchers from California and Canada indicates a simple urine test can indicate the presence of venous thromboembolism, a blood clot that has broken free from its point of origin and which travels through the bloodstream, eventually lodging in a vein. The test evaluates the levels of fibrinopeptide B (FPB), a small peptide that's released when a thrombosis forms and which is removed from the body through urine. The results of the study will be...

2014-05-19 14:50:02

American Thoracic Society Patients with chronic pulmonary thromboembolic disease may benefit from pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), even if the patients don't have severe pulmonary hypertension, according to University of California, San Diego, researchers. The study was presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. UCSD pioneered PTE in the 1970s for patients who suffered from chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). During PTE,...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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