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2011-03-01 06:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iverson Genetic Diagnostics, Inc. announced today that the WARFARIN Study (Warfarin Adverse Event Reduction for Adults Receiving Genetic Testing at Therapy Initiation) was initiated in major hospital systems nationwide to assess the utility of genetic testing to determine a personalized warfarin dose for individual patients to reduce their risk of serious bleeding or clotting events. Warfarin, the most commonly prescribed blood thinner...

2011-01-20 07:46:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than 31 million prescriptions were written for warfarin in 2004. Now, researchers have reason to believe that the anticoagulant drug may be linked to post-injury death. The drug, which is used to prevent various types of blood clot formations and for abnormal heart rhythm, mechanical heart valves and, in certain cases, heart attack, was scrutinized by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers in a recent study set for publication in the Archives of Surgery's...

2011-01-03 15:08:54

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the Bedford VA Medical Center believe that risk-adjusted percent time in therapeutic range (TTR) should be used as part of an effort to improve anticoagulation control and thus improve patient outcomes. These findings appear in this month's issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Oral anticoagulation with warfarin is received by millions of Americans each year to treat blood clots and to prevent strokes. While...

2010-11-16 00:00:49

Wool.labs, a business intelligence company driven by social cognition technology, has published a revealing study through SmartBrief, showing confusion among patients and disagreement among physician specialties about the appropriate use of anticoagulants such as Coumadin. The study found that patients steadily increased their self-education efforts from 1999 through 2010 due to differing physician attitudes towards treatment and inconsistent information. Wayne, Pa. (PRWEB) November 15, 2010...

2010-11-15 19:44:30

Increased communication between doctors and patients is key, say researchers at Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City Herbal and dietary supplements are popular. People claim they make their joints feel better, their bones stronger, and their hearts healthier. But a recent study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City shows that many of these people may not realize their favorite supplement, mixed with prescription...

2010-04-07 14:02:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Machaon Diagnostics, California's only independent laboratory for testing bleeding and clotting disorders has launched a clinical testing service for patients that have been prescribed warfarin. Warfarin, also known as Coumadin, Jantoven or warfarin sodium, is a potent 'blood thinner' or anticoagulant. Machaon's FDA-approved array-based technology detects genetic variations in 2 key genes involved in the metabolism of warfarin. 40% of the general...

2010-03-16 07:01:00

ATLANTA, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospitalization rates for heart patients taking warfarin, the world's most-prescribed blood thinner, dropped by approximately 30 percent when genetic information was available to doctors prescribing the drug, researchers from Medco Health Solutions, Inc.-- in association with the Medco Research Institute(TM) -- and Mayo Clinic announced today. Results of the first nationwide prospective study examining outcomes when incorporating genetic...

2010-03-08 13:16:42

Children with serious intestinal problems have to be fed intravenously. There moreover, exist systems that enable intravenous feeding to be carried out at home. Mr Iñaki Irastorza, pediatrician at the Cruces hospital in Bilbao, spent some 15 years analyzing how serious intestinal problems in children were treated at the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in London. With the gathered data he has presented a highly novel PhD thesis at the University of the Basque...

2009-10-15 11:15:00

National Trauma Databank researchers find elderly patients more vulnerable to problems CHICAGO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A common drug used for preventing heart attacks and blood clots may also cause problems for individuals who suffer some form of trauma, particularly elderly patients, according to a study presented today at the 2009 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. The study findings could have implications for how doctors prescribe warfarin as use of...

2009-07-15 07:30:00

BOSTON and EDISON, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A sub-analysis of a Phase IIb multinational study(1) with edoxaban(2) - an investigational oral Factor Xa inhibitor - provides insights into why patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) receiving edoxaban once daily (QD) experienced fewer bleeding events than patients given edoxaban twice a day (BID). The analysis finds that bleeding associated with edoxaban is most closely correlated with minimum concentration levels of the drug...


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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