News tagged with thromboembolism

Should nuns be given the pill for health reasons?

Like any other women who do not have children (nulliparous women), Catholic nuns find themselves with an increased risk of dying from breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer compared with women who bear children. A Comment published ...

Dec 07, 2011
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Higher blood clot risk in longer surgeries

The longer the duration of surgery, the higher the risk of a life-threatening blood clot, according to the first large-scale, quantitative national study of the risk across all surgical procedures.

Dec 03, 2014
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