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A Blood Clot is a mass of blood that forms when blood platelets, proteins, and cells stick together. When a blood clot is attached to the wall of a blood vessel, it is called a thrombus. When it moves through the bloodstream and blocks the flow of blood in another part of the body, it is called an embolus.
High muscle volume in middle age tied to lower cardiovascular disease risk

High muscle volume in middle age tied to lower cardiovascular disease risk

Widely available drug could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients, major study shows

Widely available drug could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients, major study shows

Study suggests new model of treatment for heart attack or stroke victims

Study suggests new model of treatment for heart attack or stroke victims

Study aims to help stratify risks associated with new devices for treating pulmonary embolism

Study aims to help stratify risks associated with new devices for treating pulmonary embolism

Penn State scientists receive AHA grant, propose new way to prevent thrombosis

Penn State scientists receive AHA grant, propose new way to prevent thrombosis

Clinicians and leading experts come together to address regional stroke divide

Clinicians and leading experts come together to address regional stroke divide

Hemophilia much more prevalent than previously thought

Hemophilia much more prevalent than previously thought

NIH trial aims to improve drug discovery for ischemic stroke

NIH trial aims to improve drug discovery for ischemic stroke

Bacterial endotoxin testing now offered by Perfectus Biomed

Bacterial endotoxin testing now offered by Perfectus Biomed

New ESC guidelines for diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism published

New ESC guidelines for diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism published

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures

Study finds fewer deaths among elderly intensive care patients vaccinated against influenza

Study finds fewer deaths among elderly intensive care patients vaccinated against influenza

Clinical trial assesses efficacy and safety of thrombectomy in patients with larger strokes

Clinical trial assesses efficacy and safety of thrombectomy in patients with larger strokes

New research links “broken heart syndrome” to cancer

New research links “broken heart syndrome” to cancer

Research finds link between air pollution and coronary heart disease in China

Research finds link between air pollution and coronary heart disease in China

Study: One-fifth of hematological cancer patients suffer blood clots or bleeding

Study: One-fifth of hematological cancer patients suffer blood clots or bleeding

Fibrinogen a key player in health and disease, says new study

Fibrinogen a key player in health and disease, says new study

People with stroke can take common medicines without raising risk of another stroke

People with stroke can take common medicines without raising risk of another stroke

Decline in ischemic stroke among middle-aged adults not as steep as in older people

Decline in ischemic stroke among middle-aged adults not as steep as in older people

Surgical care improvement linked to hospital financial performance

Surgical care improvement linked to hospital financial performance