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(Medical Xpress)—There is no significant risk directly associated with air travel during pregnancy, even at advanced gestation, says report by the University of Liverpool.
Health May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Touted for safety, ease and patient convenience, peripherally inserted central catheters have become many clinicians' go-to for IV delivery of antibiotics, nutrition, chemotherapy, and other medications.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A gene associated with both protection against bacterial infection and excessive blood clotting could offer new insights into treatment strategies for deep-vein thrombosis—the formation ...
Genetics May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Blood clots in the legs or lungs (deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism) kill an American about every 5 minutes. Adopting seven simple lifestyle steps could help reduce your risk of these potentially deadly blood clots, ...
Cardiology May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new minimally invasive tumor ablation technique is providing hope for liver cancer patients who can't undergo surgery or thermal ablation, a study shows.
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A major challenge facing today's health care community is to find ways to lower costs without compromising clinical quality. Taking that challenge to task, researchers at Medstar Health and Georgetown University School of ...
Surgery Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who have suffered a still birth or have medical conditions including varicose veins, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or heart disease are at greater risk of developing dangerous blood clots after giving birth, a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A French drug watchdog on Tuesday released estimates for blood clots linked to birth control pills in the wake of fears that so-called third- and fourth-generation oral contraceptives boost a small risk of dangerous thrombosis.
Medications Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with diabetes were no more likely to suffer infection, deep vein thrombosis (a deep vein blood clot) or other complications following total knee replacement (TKR) than patients without diabetes, according to new ...
Diabetes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat postmenopausal women who experience pain during sex, the agency announced Tuesday.
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) has published "Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question" in vascular medicine, a list of five tests and procedures that are commonly used but ...
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
As patients and physicians share decision-making in choices among treatment options, decision aids such as videos, websites, pamphlets or books are coming to play an important role. However, in some cases, it may be ethical ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The use of serial compression ultrasonographic testing together with Doppler imaging appears to be a reliable method of ruling out blood clots in the legs of pregnant women, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with asthma have an increased risk of pulmonary embolism, according to new research.
Inflammatory disorders Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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 |