blood clots

New device removes clots from brain


August 27th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) A new device that removes clots from the brain could be a game changer in the treatment of strokes, say researchers.In a recent clinical trial, the ... Read more...

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Overweight mothers could be putting babies at risk


August 15th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) If you happen to be an overweight expectant mother, the chances are that you could be jeopardising the unborn baby's health for a lifetime, a new ... Read more...

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Harnessing deadly fumes to reverse heart disease?


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Scientists may have hit upon a unique method to open up clogged arteries and reverse heart disease -- using toxic chemicals in vehicle exhaust fumes for ... Read more...

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Non oral contraceptives carry higher clot risks


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 11 (IANS) Certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives, skin patches, implants and vaginal rings carry a higher risk of serious blood clots than others, says a new study. Several studies ... Read more...

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Compound in apple, onion can beat blood clots: Study


May 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Rutin, a chemical present in apple, orange, onion and green and black tea, not only keeps blood clots at bay but can also be part of ... Read more...

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Now, a device to shield cardiac patients from stroke


March 28th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A global medical device company Wednesday announced the first implant of a one-of-its-kind cardiac plug which can help curb strokes in patients with cardiac disorders. ... Read more...

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Arthritis invites higher risk of heart attacks


March 9th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Arthritis sufferers have 40 percent higher risk of developing erratic heartbeat which can trigger heart attacks and death, warn researchers.The researchers believe the inflammation of joints ... Read more...

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After 14 miscarriages, mum finally gives birth to a healthy baby


March 7th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After having 14 miscarriages, a 32-year-old woman has finally experienced the joy of motherhood. Maria Pridmore went through an agonizing 13-year period during which she had ... Read more...

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Nick Cannon suffers from autoimmune disease


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon, who was hospitalised with acute kidney failure after Christmas last year, has revealed he is suffering from an autoimmune disease.The kidney disease ... Read more...

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Stent like device effective for removing blood clots


February 6th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) An experimental stent-like device removed blood clots in stroke patients more effectively than standard mechanical treatment, a study reveals.Named SOLITAIRE, it has a self-expanding, stent-like design ... Read more...

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Statin can prevent strokes, besides lowering lipids


January 5th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Scientists have identified a molecular pathway to lower cholestrol and clotting using statins, a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, reveals a study.People with high cholestrol are at ... Read more...

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Black tea is beneficial for health


December 31st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) While many people prefer being cautious about taking too much tea at home or workplace, researchers now suggest that by taking three cups a day one ... Read more...

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Neil wants pierced ears? (Movie Snippets)


December 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh is contemplating getting his ears pierced."Deciding on getting my ears pierced permanently. Clip-ons hurt very bad and leave blood ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Low iron levels tied to blood clot risk


December 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) People with low iron levels in their blood may have a higher risk of dangerous clots.A study of clotting risk factors in patients with an inherited ... Read more...

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Some pills more likely to cause blood clots


October 26th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Certain contraceptive pills are more likely to cause serious blood clots, new research says.One such clot is VTE or venous thromboembolism. This forms in the deep ... Read more...

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New drug busts clot risks in joint replacement


September 19th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new pill that busts blood clot risks among older patients who have hip or knee replacements. Clinical trials, involving 8,000 patients who ... Read more...

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New way to treat heart blocks: Drug eluting balloon


September 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Drug eluting balloon (DEB) technology is a relatively newer and simpler way to treat heart blockages and experts say it is more effective and cheaper ... Read more...

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Britain’s fattest orangutan Oshine loses 20 kg after being put on a diet


July 30th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britain’s fattest orangutan Oshine was recently put on a diet and she has also managed to lose almost 20 kgs in the process. Prior to implementing ... Read more...

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Students invent device to minimise risks in dialysis


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Biomedical engineering students have invented a device to cut down the risk of infection, clotting and narrowing of blood vessels during dialysis.The device, implanted under the ... Read more...

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Third generation contraceptive pills much riskier


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Tens of thousands of women should reconsider use of the so-called third generation contraceptive pill to reduce the risk of a potential blood clot. Women taking ... Read more...

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Soon, oestrogen therapy with no side-effects!


April 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): Swedish researchers have found a way of utilising the positive effects of oestrogen in mice so that only the skeleton is acted on.Oestrogen is the hormone that principally ... Read more...

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Vegan lifestyle ‘ups risk of heart attack, stroke’


April 7th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): People who follow a vegan lifestyle - strict vegetarians who try to eat no meat or animal products of any kind - may increase their risk of developing ... Read more...

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Non-hormonal pill without side-effects soon


March 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) A scientific breakthrough claims to have opened the way to a non hormonal contraceptive pill for women, which will be free of side-effects. Lab experiments show ... Read more...

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Cholesterol drugs cut risk of blood clotting: Study


March 17th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Scientists suggest that drugs, which regulate levels of cholesterol in the blood, may also reduce the risk of dangerous clots.Researchers reduced the size and stability of blood clots ... Read more...

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Gabor rushed to hospital again


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor has returned to hospital after her doctor noticed poor blood circulation in her left leg.The 94-year-old actress, who had part of ... Read more...

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Anhalt to sell Gabor’s clothes to pay bills


February 17th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt is reportedly planning to sell the 94-year-old's $600,000 collection of fur coats to pay for her ever-increasing medical ... Read more...

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Firefly protein paves way for improved detection of blood clots


February 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists say the enzyme that makes fireflies glow is paving way for a long-sought new medical imaging agent to better monitor treatment with heparin, the blood thinner that ... Read more...

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How stressed cells boost production of key blood clotting factor


February 5th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Scientists have found how stressed cells boost the production of the key blood clotting factor, thrombin.The discovery was made by scientists at the Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit (MMPU), ... Read more...

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Bharat Biotech begins phase III trials of clot-busting drug


February 4th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Bharat Biotech (www.bharatbiotech.com) Friday announced that it has initiated Phase III clinical trials in India of THR-100 (Staphylokinase), a clot-busting drug for patients suffering an acute myocardial infarction ... Read more...

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New nanoparticles make blood clots visible to CT scanner


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Researchers have designed nanoparticles that detect clots and make them visible to a new kind of X-ray technology.Gregory Lanza, a Washington University cardiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital said ... Read more...

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High heart attack risks in vegans can be cut by omega-3s and B12


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that including more omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12 in their diet could help vegans reduce the risk of developing heart disease.Though ... Read more...

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Sex during pregnancy is generally safe


February 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study claims that sex during pregnancy is usually safe, with few complications.The risks of sex during this time include premature labour, pelvic inflammatory disease, hemorrhage in ... Read more...

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Gabor doesn’t know about amputation!


January 18th, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is believed to have no idea she had her leg amputated from above the knee.The 93-year-old actress, who had her right limb removed ... Read more...

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Doctors Perpetrate The Amputation Of Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Right Leg


January 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Sick actress, Zsa Zsa Gabor, has experienced surgical treatment to sever half of her right leg subsequent to the dissemination of a grave gangrene infection to her bone. The 93-year-old ... Read more...

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New drugs show promise in treating dangerous blood clots


January 12th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that two new drugs - Apixaban and Rivaroxaban - might be more effective and easier to use than commonly used medicines in preventing dangerous blood ... Read more...

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