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Warfarin is a drug that prevents blood from clotting. It belongs to the family of drugs called anticoagulants (blood thinners).
Educational mailing for atrial fibrillation patients fails to increase uptake of stroke prevention drugs

Educational mailing for atrial fibrillation patients fails to increase uptake of stroke prevention drugs

ESC and EACTS develop guidelines for diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

ESC and EACTS develop guidelines for diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

Vitamin K may offer protective health benefits as we age, study suggests

Vitamin K may offer protective health benefits as we age, study suggests

Incidence of intracerebral hemorrhages increasing in older people, study finds

Incidence of intracerebral hemorrhages increasing in older people, study finds

AMP publishes evidence-based recommendations to standardize clinical genotyping tests for warfarin response

AMP publishes evidence-based recommendations to standardize clinical genotyping tests for warfarin response

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

Excess cardiac myosin worsens damage to heart tissue during a heart attack

Excess cardiac myosin worsens damage to heart tissue during a heart attack

How cannabis interacts with medications

How cannabis interacts with medications

Five things to know about drug interactions with cannabinoids

Five things to know about drug interactions with cannabinoids

Secondary analysis reinforces safety of blood thinner

Secondary analysis reinforces safety of blood thinner

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in stroke prevention among patients undergoing dialysis

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in stroke prevention among patients undergoing dialysis

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers

Geospatial model helps compare costs of different anticoagulant therapies

Geospatial model helps compare costs of different anticoagulant therapies

Researchers create new coating to prevent clotting, infection in synthetic vascular grafts

Researchers create new coating to prevent clotting, infection in synthetic vascular grafts

Clinical benefit of anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation decreases with age, shows study

Clinical benefit of anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation decreases with age, shows study

Benefits of restarting blood thinners outweigh the gastrointestinal‐related risks

Benefits of restarting blood thinners outweigh the gastrointestinal‐related risks

Pharmacists in the ED can quickly deliver coagulation drug to bleeding patients

Pharmacists in the ED can quickly deliver coagulation drug to bleeding patients

Warfarin-treated patients benefit from increasing their vitamin K intake, finds study

Warfarin-treated patients benefit from increasing their vitamin K intake, finds study

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart