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Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds May 16, 2017

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

Blood Thinners May Prevent Dementia in Atrial Fibrillation Patients May 12, 2017

Even people with a low risk of stroke could benefit, researchers say

Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting April 24, 2017

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says

For Firefighters, Another Danger: The Heart April 03, 2017

Exposure to high heat and physical exertion may increase risk of heart attacks, study says

Stent Patients Face Higher Risk of Death After Bleeding, Clots March 15, 2017

Prolonged treatment to prevent clots may increase bleeding risk in some patients, researchers warn

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study March 14, 2017

More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble January 11, 2017

Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

Blood Banks Face Seasonal Shortages, New Screening Rules December 23, 2016

Rare complication of transfusions has led to beefed-up testing requirements

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Gene Test May ID Chemo Patients at Risk of Clots: Study November 01, 2016

Venous thromboembolism is a serious complication of cancer treatment

Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients October 28, 2016

It's for people who had prior stroke related to a hole in the heart

Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly October 19, 2016

But doctors don't often suspect pulmonary embolism, researchers say

C-Section Raises Risk of Blood Clots After Childbirth: Review October 04, 2016

Chances highest among those getting emergency cesareans

Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug September 14, 2016

But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

Clot Retrieval Device Approval Expanded September 06, 2016

Instruments help avoid disability among stroke patients

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer August 29, 2016

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

Is Binge-Watching Hazardous to Your Health? July 26, 2016

Risk of death from blood clot rises along with TV time, study finds

Aspirin Often Wrongly Prescribed for Atrial Fibrillation June 20, 2016

Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say

Is Daily Blood Thinner Needed for Irregular Heartbeat? May 06, 2016

Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests

Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk May 05, 2016

Both warfarin and the atrial fibrillation it's often used to treat may raise risk, study suggests

Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers May 05, 2016

Study found the combo was linked to raised odds of irregular heartbeat

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Missing Out on Stroke-Preventing Treatments March 16, 2016

Less than half at highest risk take recommended blood-thinning medication, study finds

Surgery, Stents Equally Effective for Opening Neck Arteries: Study February 18, 2016

Both procedures reduce risk of stroke due to narrowed arteries, researchers find

Neanderthal DNA May Play Role in Modern Human Health February 11, 2016

Genetic legacy can affect risk for nicotine addiction, depression, blood clots and stroke, research suggests

Excess Weight Linked to Blood Clot Risk in Kids January 21, 2016

One in three children with a clot was obese, study finds

Study: Tissue Heart Valves Seem Best for Middle-Aged Patients January 13, 2016

They wear out faster but don't carry the clotting risks that metal valves do, research shows

Safe to Use Blood Thinner Before Major Cancer Surgery, Study Finds December 29, 2015

Results led Sloan Kettering to change pre-op practices

The Pill, Hormone Therapy Safe for Women Taking Blood Thinners: Study December 22, 2015

Finding may lay to rest the notion that hormonal treatments raise odds for recurrent clots, expert says

Heart Valve Patients Who Manage Their Own Blood Thinners May Do Better November 10, 2015

Study found self-monitoring was linked to a lower risk of death after 5 years

Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients November 03, 2015

People who had removal procedure were more likely to have functional independence after 90 days

Coagadex Approved for Rare Clotting Disorder October 21, 2015

First coagulation therapy sanctioned for Factor X deficiency

FDA Approves Drug to Reverse Blood Thinner's Effect October 16, 2015

Praxbind cleared for emergency use with Pradaxa when bleeding can't be controlled

Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study August 31, 2015

To reduce your risk, take a break, stand up and walk around while watching, researcher suggests

Most Don't Need 'Bridging' When They Stop Warfarin Temporarily August 26, 2015

Clot risk doesn't appear to rise without additional drug treatment, study finds

Study Sees No Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Blood Clots July 20, 2015

Finding was based on data from more than 30,000 American men, 40 and older

How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners? July 07, 2015

New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care July 07, 2015

Only small percentage of patients receive clot-busting drug or other urgent treatment, study shows

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device June 29, 2015

If clot-busting drugs don't work, device can be used to pull the blockage out through the artery

Blood Thinners OK for Cancers That Spread to Brain, Study Finds June 02, 2015

Treatment didn't cause significant increase in bleeding in head

Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk May 27, 2015

Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

Pharmacists Key to Whether Patients Take Blood Thinners April 14, 2015

In study, almost 30 percent of people with atrial fibrillation didn't use Pradaxa as instructed

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off March 31, 2015

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Manual Clot Removal After Heart Attack May Not Help, Could Harm March 16, 2015

Researchers also report that procedure appears to increase the risk for stroke

Newer Blood Thinner May Improve Outcomes for Heart Attack Survivors March 16, 2015

Company-funded trial finds lower rates of heart attack, death with Brilinta versus placebo

Aspirin 'Resistance' May Make for Worse Strokes: Study February 23, 2015

Daily dose won't prevent dangerous clotting in some people, researchers say

Newer Blood Thinner Beats Heparin for Certain Heart Attacks February 17, 2015

Swedish study finds fondaparinux is effective, and reduces bleeding risk

More Stroke Patients Getting Clot-Buster Quickly, Study Shows February 11, 2015

Many local hospitals now comfortable giving tPA drip, then shipping patients to advanced medical centers

Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved January 09, 2015

Designed to treat dangerous clots and prevent stroke

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