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Latest Tissue plasminogen activator Stories

2012-06-27 06:32:12

Researchers from the Duke Clinical Research Institute have ruled the clot-busting drug tPA (tissue plasminogen activator) safe for acute stroke patients on the home blood thinner warfarin.

2012-06-11 19:05:16

Researchers at the University of Missouri have demonstrated the effectiveness of a potential new therapy for stroke patients.

2012-05-11 11:59:39

Acute ischemic stroke patients taking the blood thinner warfarin can be treated safely with the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA).

2012-05-03 15:59:49

Cut your toe, and platelets -- those disc-shaped cells circulating in your blood -- rush to the scene, clumping together to plug the leak.

2012-05-02 15:13:46

The mantra in stroke care is “time is brain.”

2012-03-28 00:35:25

Pulmonary embolism -- the sudden blockage of an artery in the lung -- is estimated to cause over 100,000 deaths each year in the U.S.

2012-03-27 05:16:31

There is only one stroke treatment option available today and with such a high rate of individuals suffering from strokes, many would agree that a new solution is necessary.

2012-03-09 00:56:00

Everyone is familiar with the pain of skinned knees.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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