Cardiology

A first-in-class antibody designed to prevent clotting

Researchers from Monash University have designed a novel antibody that inhibits one particular blood-borne protein to prevent clot formation, or thrombosis, without potential adverse side effects.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Possible blood-clotting mechanism in COVID-19 found

Why so many COVID-19 patients get blood clots (thrombosis) remains uncertain. But scientists at Uppsala University and the University Hospital have now identified a mechanism they believe to be implicated. A particular protein ...

Cardiology

How to treat the most common heart attacks

One in five patients die within a year after the most common type of heart attack. European Society of Cardiology (ESC) treatment guidelines for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome are published online today ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers unravel two mysteries of COVID-19

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant steps forward in understanding COVID-19 through two back-to-back studies published this week in Critical Care Explorations. In one study, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study provides more data on blood thinner efficacy for COVID-19

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Mount Sinai researchers were among the first to show that anticoagulation therapy was associated with improved survival among hospitalized COVID-19 patients. But many questions remained—about ...

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