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2014-05-27 16:25:52

BOSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF), a non-profit organization working to increase public awareness of thrombosis and related cardiovascular diseases, will welcome three renowned experts in cardiovascular medicine on Wednesday, May 28, for the NATF Spring educational dinner program. The program will be held at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This evening program is a CME accredited...

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...

2014-05-09 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...

2014-05-06 08:33:53

PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has begun marketing the CLEANERXT((TM)) Rotational Thrombectomy System as a new addition to the CLEANER family of dialysis products. With increased power and torque for cleaning wall-adherent thrombus, and the ability to be introduced through a 6 Fr sheath, CLEANERXT combines torque with trackability. Its innovative sinusoidal wire design is radiopaque and conforms to varying lumen...

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 23:17:31

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 23, 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. As settlements continue, the latest court records show the number of lawsuits alleging Yaz side effects has dropped for April*. DrugNews is a free resource...

2014-04-23 09:38:28

The majority of adults surveyed indicated they would want administration of clot-dissolving medications if incapacitated by a stroke, a finding that supports clinicians' use of this treatment if patient surrogates are not available to provide consent, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. "In life-threatening emergencies involving incapacitated patients without surrogates, clinicians may intervene without obtaining informed consent, applying the...

2014-04-21 23:00:12

Interventional cardiologists and electrophysiologists at Allegheny General Hospital recently performed the first procedure using the LARIAT™ Suture Delivery Device, a lasso-like suture that ties off the left atrial appendage (LAA), an area of the heart that is prone to developing blood clots, particularly in patients with atrial fibrillation. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of Allegheny Health Network, has joined a select group of medical...

2014-04-02 15:37:00

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14 (MRP-14, also known as S100A9) and defang its ability to produce heart attack-inducing blood clots, a process referred to as thrombosis. Scientists at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center have reached a...

2014-04-01 23:31:09

The DrugNews Center is the web’s most comprehensive source for prescription drug warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The birth control safety center DrugNews.net is alerting women who have taken the oral contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin of updated legal news on the site. The most recent court records indicate the number of lawsuits alleging blood clot side effects dropped for the month of March*. DrugNews is a free...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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