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2014-01-23 23:28:26

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The birth control safety center at DrugNews.net has added new information for women who have used the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin. Recent court records show the number of patient lawsuits alleging side effects from the drugs have dropped slightly as cases are settled*. DrugNews provides a free...

2014-01-17 23:23:23

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The birth control safety advocates at DrugNews.net have added updated information for women who took the contraceptives Yaz or Yasmin. New court records this month show lawsuits alleging side effects from the drug have dropped slightly as thousands have received settlements*. The DrugNews Center...

New 'Fluid Biopsy' Technique May Predict When Heart Attack Will Occur
2014-01-10 14:32:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new “fluid biopsy” technique could be used to detect the early warning signs of a heart attack and save countless lives in the process. According to a report in the journal Physical Biology, the novel technique involves identifying circulating endothelial cells (CEC), which are thought to be markers for inflammation and high blood clot risk. "The goal of this paper was to establish evidence that these circulating endothelial...

2014-01-07 23:00:15

The DrugRisk Center is the largest source on the Web for information on prescription drug research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 For 2014, the prescription drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com have launched a new patient resource center for women who have taken the birth control pills Yaz or Yasmin. The site will offer the latest research, warnings and legal news on contraceptives like Yaz that use the hormone...

2013-12-20 23:22:59

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The birth control safety center DrugRisk.com is announcing updated information for women using the contraceptive NuvaRing. Court records for December show the number of lawsuits alleging the device caused blood clot-related injuries has risen*. DrugRisk is a free resource for those...

2013-12-19 11:47:26

Patients with atrial fibrillation – an irregular and often abnormally fast heartbeat – have nearly double the risk of suffering a stroke in the first 30 days after starting to take the anti-clotting drug warfarin compared to non-users, according to a study of over 70,000 patients. The study, published online today (Thursday) in the European Heart Journal, found that the risk was particularly high in the first week after patients started to take the drug. In contrast, once the first 30...

High-speed Photography Provides First Direct Evidence Of How Microbubbles Dissolve Killer Blood Clots
2013-12-14 07:23:21

American Institute of Physics Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a non-invasive way to break up dangerous blood clots. But though many researchers have studied the effectiveness of this technique, not much was understood about why it works. Now a team of researchers in Toronto has collected the first direct evidence showing how these wiggling microbubbles cause a blood clot's demise. The team's findings are featured in the AIP Publishing journal...

2013-12-10 10:33:23

Blood clots play an unexpected role in protecting the body from the deadly effects of bacteria by absorbing bacterial toxins, researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found. The research was published Dec. 2 in the journal PLoS ONE. "It's a significant addition to the short list of defenses that animals use to protect themselves against toxin-induced sepsis," said Peter Armstrong, professor of molecular and cellular biology at UC Davis and senior author on the paper....


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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