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2013-05-17 23:14:07

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Learn the symptoms and act quickly at first signs of stroke. Trenton, NJ (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Seeking prompt emergency care at the first sign of stroke is more important than ever because new interventions can open clots and restore blood flow to the brain, often reducing or preventing permanent damage. A new generation of mechanical blood clot retrieval devices, some available in just the past year, is making emergency interventions more effective,...

2013-05-16 23:28:35

The DrugRisk Center is the web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The birth control safety center at DrugRisk.com is announcing new information on the site for women who have taken the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin. A recent court update shows the number of cases filed alleging blood clots has fallen, as Bayer continues to settle claims*. DrugRisk.com was created to...

2013-05-14 23:28:48

http://www.DrugRisks.com is the most helpful resource on the web for prescription medication alerts, side effects and legal news. Visit us today Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisks.com are announcing new information on the site for women using the oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin. A court in Canada has certified a class action for patients alleging blood clot injuries, as settlements continue in the United States*. DrugRisks was created to...

Gene Offers New Clues To Treatments For Deep-vein Thrombosis
2013-05-08 09:16:22

Penn State University A gene associated with both protection against bacterial infection and excessive blood clotting could offer new insights into treatment strategies for deep-vein thrombosis -- the formation of a harmful clot in a deep vein. The gene produces an enzyme that, if inhibited via a specific drug therapy, could offer hope to patients prone to deep-vein clots, such as those that sometimes form in the legs during lengthy airplane flights or during recuperation after major...

2013-05-07 23:28:55

http://www.DrugRisks.com is the most helpful resource on the web for prescription medication alerts, side effects and legal news. Visit us today Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The birth control safety advocates at DrugRisks.com are announcing new information on the site for women using the oral contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin. The maker of the drugs, Bayer, has reported that sales have dropped more than 12% since last year*. DrugRisks was created to increase the safety of patients taking...

2013-05-02 23:25:19

More than 1,000 NuvaRing Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of Alleged Victims of NuvaRing Side Effects, Including Heart Attacks, Blood Clots and Strokes, are Currently Pending in the Federal NuvaRing Litigation. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced medical device injury law firm representing numerous women in NuvaRing lawsuits, notes that the federal judge overseeing the federal NuvaRing Lawsuit litigation in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri...

2013-04-02 11:19:56

A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates that a newly approved blood thinner that blocks a key component of the human blood clotting system may increase the risk and severity of certain viral infections, including flu and myocarditis, a viral infection of the heart and a significant cause of sudden death in children and young adults. For the past 50 years, people with the heartbeat irregularity, atrial fibrillation, and others at increased risk for forming...

2013-03-27 23:04:07

Barnes-Jewish Hospital patients at high-risk for stroke now have a new procedure to reduce stroke risk and the need for blood-thinning medications. ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 It´s the most common heart arrhythmia, and it can be deadly. While the symptoms for atrial fibrillation (AFIB) vary, many with this abnormal heart rhythm have one thing in common — a greater chance of having a stroke. Traditional ways to reduce risks of stroke center on patients taking blood thinner...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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