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ReutersLONDON, June 17 (Reuters) - British scientists have won early financial backing for a new kind of anticoagulant drug they believe may prevent dangerous blood clots without causing bleeding - a previously unachievable goal. Index Ventures, working with...
The Sacramento BeeCongestive heart failure is a condition that's on the rise in the United States; close to 6 million people have heart failure, and while this has generally been a disease of older adults, the number of people under the age of 65 with heart failure has...
Premium Health News ServiceQ. I have atrial fibrillation and have been taking warfarin to prevent blood clots for 10 years. It has not given me any problems. However, I do hate going to my doctor's office to get my INR blood test every month. I'm wondering whether I should switch...
The Hartford CourantAt Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, the second-largest drug company in Connecticut, the local workforce increased by more than 40 percent over the last 10 years, at the same time its employee numbers worldwide grew by 35 percent. A company that...
Ever since the drug warfarin was discovered to be a highly effective anti-clotting agent as well as a good rat poison in the early 1950s, it has been the frontline weapon in preventing stroke among those with atrial fibrillation. But its growing use has...
Almost half the medical clinical trials in Virginia are taking place in Hampton Roads. Of the more than 120 privately funded active trials enrolling patients, half involve treatment for major chronic illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease,...
The Medicine CabinetQ: I had a heart valve replacement 12 years ago. I need to take warfarin to avoid blood clots on the valve. I have been reading about the newer blood thinners that don't require regular blood tests. I am tired of so many blood tests. Can I ask my doctor...
Premium Health News ServiceDON'T IGNORE "MILD" STROKES Many people at risk for heart attack are also at higher risk for stroke, since the underlying disease process--atherosclerosis--can block blood flow to the brain, just as it does in the heart. Although many people know that...
Reuters(Reuters) - About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs. Some cardiologists think prescribing has gotten out of hand. The criticism was voiced by a number of leading heart doctors who...
Premium Health News ServiceIf you want to preserve your bones as you age, don't skimp on vitamin-K rich foods, like deep-green vegetables. While we usually think of calcium--found in dairy products, greens, and fortified products like soy products--as the main nutrient essential...
Premium Health News ServiceQ. A year ago, when I was flying home from a ski trip, my legs were cramped due to luggage under my seat. To make a long story short, I was soon found to have a blood clot in my right calf and a small blood clot in my lungs. I was treated with warfarin...
Q: I grew up adding milk to my tea and prefer to drink it like that. Does milk in tea reduce the beneficial effects of the tea? What about soy milk? A: Both green and black tea stimulate the production of nitric oxide in blood vessels. This helps blood...
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