News tagged with thromboembolism
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(HealthDay)—The new anti-clotting drug apixaban (Eliquis) appears to help prevent potentially fatal blood clots in patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a new Italian study finds.
Medications Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new risk prediction tool can identify patients at high risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism) who might need preventative treatment, says a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new type of anti-clotting drug called semuloparin has been found to reduce the development of potentially fatal blood clots in the veins that often occur in cancer patients, doctors at Duke Cancer Institute and elsewhere ...
Cancer Jun 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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 ...
Health Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 8
France insisted Friday on restricting the prescription of newer-generation birth control pills even as Europe's medicines watchdog declared there was no evidence to back a health warning.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—For patients with suspected deep venous thrombosis (DVT), selective D-dimer testing is a safe and a more efficient testing strategy than universal testing, according to a study published in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the use of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters for the prevention and treatment of venous thrombotic events (VTE) may result in poor outcomes due to ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Low-dose aspirin is a cheap and effective way to prevent potentially deadly blood clots in the leg or the lungs in patients who have had a previous blood clot, a new study shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People who need to take a blood thinner because they've had a clot in the deep veins of their legs appear to do better with the new drug Pradaxa (dibigatran) than with the older drug warfarin, ...
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |