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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,...

2014-05-14 20:23:52

Dr. Malekmehr and the team at the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis thoroughly diagnose DVT before setting a course of action LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A blood clot in a deep vein, known as DVT or deep venous thrombosis, can have various degrees of severity. Because of this, DVT treatment needs a completely accurate diagnosis in order to match the method with the seriousness of the condition. At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, resident...

2014-05-09 23:09:27

The DrugNews Center is the web’s largest source for prescription drug warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The birth control safety advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting women who have taken the oral contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin of new information on the site. The latest court records show a decline in the number of lawsuits alleging side effects from the drug*, while a new report shows the number of Yaz settlements...

2014-05-01 20:24:11

At the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis, Dr. Farshad Malekmehr leads a team that provides critical aid to those with postphlebitic syndrome LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a person's circulatory system is working properly, blood will flow freely through a person's veins. Unfortunately, sometimes blood clots can form in the deep veins of the leg - a condition known as deep venous thrombosis. This condition can lead to devastating and even life threatening...

2014-04-30 23:20:30

The DrugNews Center is the web’s largest source for prescription drug warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The birth control safety advocates at DrugNews.net are alerting women who have taken the oral contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin of updated legal news on the site. A new report shows the number of Yaz settlements for claims alleging side effects has risen for April*. DrugNews is a free resource that provides the...

2014-04-23 20:23:33

The realities of modern life can make people more susceptible to deep vein thrombosis, but the California Institute for Deep Venous Thrombosis offers effective solutions LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to our sedentary modern lifestyle, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a growing issue. DVT - a condition in which a person suffers from a blood clot in leg - is much more likely to occur if you're sitting still for a long time. With so many people sitting in front of television and...

2014-04-16 23:03:43

The Firm is actively investigating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis or another cardiovascular injury after taking AndroGel or another “Low T” medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A federal Panel has set a date next month to hear oral arguments on whether to transfer all pending and future AndroGel lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuit2014.com/) filings to the U.S. District Court,...


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