Saturday 20 Sep 2014

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All posts tagged blood clot

Aspirin can reduce recurring blood clots in the veins

Aspirin may be a promising treatment for those who can’t take anti-clotting drugs long term to prevent blood clots in the veins, according to new research. Known as venous thromboembolism, the clots are typically in the deep veins of the legs and can break …

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Locked-in syndrome leaves former athlete in complete muscle paralysis

For Patrick Stein, having even a simple conversation is a complicated and tedious process. Patrick, who lives in Northfield, Illinois, has Locked-in syndrome, a debilitating condition caused by a

Blood clot risk remains higher than normal for at least 12 weeks after women deliver babies

SAN DIEGO — Women’s blood clot risk remains elevated for at least 12 weeks after delivering a baby — twice as long as previously recognized, according to a

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Simple Science @Heart: Ozone alert – Polluted air may damage your heart

New research shows ground-level ozone can cause health problems linked to heart disease. Ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from cars, industrial plants and consumer products react in sunlight. People