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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 identify mechanism of platelet hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

Researchers identify mechanism of platelet hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

Guidance on diagnosis and management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after a COVID-19 vaccine

Guidance on diagnosis and management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after a COVID-19 vaccine

Early MR imaging can greatly increase the diagnosis of broken-heart syndrome

Early MR imaging can greatly increase the diagnosis of broken-heart syndrome

New insights on how certain blood types may predispose to diseases

New insights on how certain blood types may predispose to diseases

FDA, CDC lift recommended pause on the use of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

FDA, CDC lift recommended pause on the use of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.

FDA takes steps to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines meet high standards for quality, safety and effectiveness

FDA takes steps to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines meet high standards for quality, safety and effectiveness

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Survey data shows strong readiness among young people for COVID-19 vaccination

Survey data shows strong readiness among young people for COVID-19 vaccination

Researchers investigate link between COVID-19 and increased risk of blood clot formation

Researchers investigate link between COVID-19 and increased risk of blood clot formation

Researchers reveal blood clot risk and anticoagulation benefits in discharged COVID-19 patients

Researchers reveal blood clot risk and anticoagulation benefits in discharged COVID-19 patients

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

COVID-19: Several 'proxy wars' spawned by the pandemic

COVID-19: Several 'proxy wars' spawned by the pandemic

Specific gene may play a causal role in heart disease independent of cholesterol levels

Specific gene may play a causal role in heart disease independent of cholesterol levels

UVA scientists identify a potential way to prevent heart attacks and strokes

UVA scientists identify a potential way to prevent heart attacks and strokes

RedHill provides opaganib treatment under compassionate use exemption for Swiss COVID-19 patients

RedHill provides opaganib treatment under compassionate use exemption for Swiss COVID-19 patients

Endovascular therapy more prevalent among stroke patients, yet racial differences persist

Endovascular therapy more prevalent among stroke patients, yet racial differences persist

Study: Mobile stroke units reduce disability, improve outcomes in stroke patients

Study: Mobile stroke units reduce disability, improve outcomes in stroke patients

Immediate angiography for stroke patients linked to improved recovery, less disability

Immediate angiography for stroke patients linked to improved recovery, less disability

Study shows 'equivalent' patient satisfaction scores between telemedicine and office-based postoperative visits

Study shows 'equivalent' patient satisfaction scores between telemedicine and office-based postoperative visits

FDA permits marketing of new device to protect athletes from harmful effects of head impacts

FDA permits marketing of new device to protect athletes from harmful effects of head impacts