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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.
Researchers reveal how SARS-CoV-2 reaches the brain

Researchers reveal how SARS-CoV-2 reaches the brain

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Early intervention is key to prevent heart disease in women during menopause transition

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission

Bariatric surgery linked to lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission

UIC conducts three clinical trials to study blood clot prevention in COVID-19 patients

UIC conducts three clinical trials to study blood clot prevention in COVID-19 patients

Tomocube’s HT-2 microscope quantifies therapeutic effects of targeted nanodrugs against atherosclerosis

Tomocube’s HT-2 microscope quantifies therapeutic effects of targeted nanodrugs against atherosclerosis

Study identifies genetic risk for fatal blood clots in IBD patients

Study identifies genetic risk for fatal blood clots in IBD patients

Critically ill COVID-19 patients experience novel platelet-activating immune complexes, study finds

Critically ill COVID-19 patients experience novel platelet-activating immune complexes, study finds

Research uncovers a new underlying cause of heart attack

Research uncovers a new underlying cause of heart attack

A $200 debit card won’t do much for seniors’ drug costs

A $200 debit card won’t do much for seniors’ drug costs

Impaired blood clot contraction predicts imminent postoperative thrombosis

Impaired blood clot contraction predicts imminent postoperative thrombosis

Aspirin use associated with reduced mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Aspirin use associated with reduced mortality risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Bioceramic implant can stimulate skull bone regeneration

Bioceramic implant can stimulate skull bone regeneration

Capillary blood microsampling could prove a breakthrough in SARS-CoV-2 serosurveillance

Capillary blood microsampling could prove a breakthrough in SARS-CoV-2 serosurveillance

Black women turn to midwives to avoid COVID and ‘feel cared for’

Black women turn to midwives to avoid COVID and ‘feel cared for’

Blood viscometers could help guide the treatment of Covid-19 patients

Blood viscometers could help guide the treatment of Covid-19 patients

Brain inflammation seen in fatal COVID-19 cases

Brain inflammation seen in fatal COVID-19 cases

High levels of blood clotting factor V in severe COVID‐19 associated with worse outcomes

High levels of blood clotting factor V in severe COVID‐19 associated with worse outcomes

Rehabilitation speeds coronavirus recovery

Rehabilitation speeds coronavirus recovery

Patients with cancer and COVID-19 infection can experience blood clots

Patients with cancer and COVID-19 infection can experience blood clots

Hestia criteria, sPESI score can be used to select pulmonary embolism patients for outpatient care

Hestia criteria, sPESI score can be used to select pulmonary embolism patients for outpatient care