Oncology & Cancer

Blocking a protein to prevent injuries caused by radiation therapy

It is possible to prevent certain injuries that can occur in radiation therapy against cancer. By blocking the activity of a plasma protein during and immediately after radiation, the patient can be protected against injury. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Prophylactic tranexamic acid doesn't cut postpartum bleeding

(HealthDay)—Prophylactic administration of tranexamic acid does not reduce postpartum hemorrhage among women with vaginal delivery receiving prophylactic oxytocin, according to a study published in the Aug. 23 issue of ...

Cardiology

ASA: tranexamic acid doesn't up death, thrombotic complications

(HealthDay)—Tranexamic acid is associated with a lower risk of bleeding than placebo for patients undergoing coronary artery surgery without increased risk of death or thrombotic complications, according to a study published ...

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