Latest Thrombosis Stories

2012-10-16 11:03:20

Johns Hopkins researchers find computerized checklist better at finding best preventive strategy A computerized checklist system designed to help physicians identify and use the best methods of preventing potentially deadly blood clots in hospitalized trauma patients dramatically reduced the number of these dangerous venous thromboembolisms (VTEs), new Johns Hopkins research suggests. When a doctor enters medical orders for such patients, the automated checklist recommends...

2012-09-24 23:00:50

NuvaRing Lawsuit Alleges Merck & Co., Organon USA, Inc., and other Defendants Failed to Warn Plaintiff of Serious NuvaRing Side Effects, Including a Higher Risk of Clots, Such as Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism, Compared to Birth Control Pills. Mellville, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Alonso Krangle LLP, an national law firm focused on fighting for the rights of serious personal injury victims of harmful drug side effects, announce they have filed a NuvaRing side...

2012-09-18 13:55:09

A study of patients treated with the anticoagulant medication warfarin suggests that resuming warfarin therapy after an episode of gastrointestinal tract bleeding was associated with lower risk for thrombosis (blood clot) and death, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Gastrointestinal tract bleeding (GIB) affects about 4.5 percent of patients treated annually with warfarin. A history of major bleeding can be a predictor...

2012-09-05 21:16:37

American Heart Association rapid access journal report Taking vitamin D supplements to compensate for vitamin D deficiency didn't improve cholesterol – at least in the short term, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an American Heart Association journal. Researchers studied 151 people with vitamin D deficiency who received either a mega-dose (50,000 internationals units) of vitamin D3 or placebo weekly for eight weeks. Participants'...

2012-09-02 23:03:17

Blau, Brown & Leonard, LLC, are investigating the possible link of the drug Androgel to various blood clot disorders in men, including Pulmonary Embolisms and Deep Vein Thrombosis. The law firm has a 24/7 phone number at (800) 9100-LAW for anyone who has experienced such a side effect from Androgel. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 Blau, Brown & Leonard, LLC a law firm that litigates pharmaceutical cases nationwide is investigating the link between Androgel and certain blood...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.