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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.
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

New drug minimizes damage after a heart attack by 60 percent

New drug minimizes damage after a heart attack by 60 percent

Moderate drinking does not protect against stroke, new study shows

Moderate drinking does not protect against stroke, new study shows

Scientists identify new cell population that can help in regenerative processes

Scientists identify new cell population that can help in regenerative processes

Scientists identify common genetic variants associated with post-stroke recovery

Scientists identify common genetic variants associated with post-stroke recovery

IgG antibodies play unexpected role in atherosclerosis

IgG antibodies play unexpected role in atherosclerosis

Statins protect against brain hemorrhages

Statins protect against brain hemorrhages

UW researchers create novel system to measure platelet function

UW researchers create novel system to measure platelet function

Blood clot discovery could lead to development of better treatments for blood diseases

Blood clot discovery could lead to development of better treatments for blood diseases

Minimally-invasive surgery to remove blood from the brain associated with fewer deaths

Minimally-invasive surgery to remove blood from the brain associated with fewer deaths

Balloon-guided catheter surgery provides better outcomes for stroke patients

Balloon-guided catheter surgery provides better outcomes for stroke patients

FDA warns that some home-use test strips may provide inaccurate results

FDA warns that some home-use test strips may provide inaccurate results

Draining blood from the brain of hemorrhagic stroke patients may prevent death

Draining blood from the brain of hemorrhagic stroke patients may prevent death

Researchers find new way to reduce bleeding in patients after bariatric surgery

Researchers find new way to reduce bleeding in patients after bariatric surgery