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2012-12-20 13:56:25

People with asthma have an increased risk of pulmonary embolism, according to new research.

2012-12-10 15:17:53

Studies presented today at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) examine current treatment standards for patients with clotting disorders in an effort to improve outcomes.

2012-12-08 05:02:57

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news.

2012-12-07 05:03:38

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news.

2012-12-06 05:04:27

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news.

2012-11-12 11:57:13

For years, researchers have known that antiphospholipid antibodies (aPLs) can cause pregnancy loss and clotting, but they haven't known the true scope of the problem.

2012-10-22 22:42:10

Fainting after recent air travel could be a sign of pulmonary embolism (PE), a potentially fatal blockage in the lungs. Syncope or fainting is an uncommon symptom of pulmonary embolism; however, new research presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), found that fainting associated with recent air travel may be a key indicator for PE diagnosis.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.