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A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called a deep vein thrombosis that breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream to the lung.
Researchers find a potentially game-changing blood clot treatment

Researchers find a potentially game-changing blood clot treatment

Preventing lethal blood clots

Preventing lethal blood clots

Angiotensin II type 1 receptor-targeting autoantibodies may increase COVID-19 severity

Angiotensin II type 1 receptor-targeting autoantibodies may increase COVID-19 severity

Findings suggest that the cross-linking of fibrin proteins is key to reducing blood clot formation

Findings suggest that the cross-linking of fibrin proteins is key to reducing blood clot formation

A new guide for cancer-associated thrombosis

A new guide for cancer-associated thrombosis

Does SARS-CoV-2 alter the expression of molecules involved in the homeostasis of blood pressure?

Does SARS-CoV-2 alter the expression of molecules involved in the homeostasis of blood pressure?

Study elucidates the use of anticoagulants to treat bleeding in patients with gastrointestinal cancers

Study elucidates the use of anticoagulants to treat bleeding in patients with gastrointestinal cancers

Three cases of stroke reported in young adults following covid-19 vaccination

Three cases of stroke reported in young adults following covid-19 vaccination

Shared genetic architecture between COVID-19 severity and other health conditions

Shared genetic architecture between COVID-19 severity and other health conditions

Little evidence for mRNA COVID-19 vaccine-associated thrombocytopenia, suggests new FDA study

Little evidence for mRNA COVID-19 vaccine-associated thrombocytopenia, suggests new FDA study

A study reports the first case of an upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) recurrence due to COVID-19 infection

A study reports the first case of an upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) recurrence due to COVID-19 infection

Study confirms rare blood clotting risk linked to ChAdOx1-S vaccine - benefits still outweigh risks

Study confirms rare blood clotting risk linked to ChAdOx1-S vaccine - benefits still outweigh risks

Point-of-care ultrasonography can improve the correctness of diagnosis in patients with acute dyspnea

Point-of-care ultrasonography can improve the correctness of diagnosis in patients with acute dyspnea

Researchers identify mechanism of platelet hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

Researchers identify mechanism of platelet hyperactivation in COVID-19 patients

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Study quantifies the true incidence of venous thromboembolism post esophagectomy

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

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

Rare genetic variant may explain severe COVID-19 in young healthy male patients

Rare genetic variant may explain severe COVID-19 in young healthy male patients

Disposition practice varies widely on outpatient management of patients with acute pulmonary embolism

Disposition practice varies widely on outpatient management of patients with acute pulmonary embolism

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections