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Warfarin is a drug that prevents blood from clotting. It belongs to the family of drugs called anticoagulants (blood thinners).
Formulary restrictions may increase the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

Formulary restrictions may increase the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

Fully reduced form of vitamin K found to efficiently inhibit ferroptotic cell death

Fully reduced form of vitamin K found to efficiently inhibit ferroptotic cell death

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Many treatments for intracerebral hemorrhage are not as effective as previously thought, guideline suggests

Assessment of England's medication prescribing safety during COVID pandemic

Assessment of England's medication prescribing safety during COVID pandemic

Potential antiviral targets in SARS-CoV-2

Potential antiviral targets in SARS-CoV-2

Calcium supplements may increase risk of death in older people with aortic valve stenosis

Calcium supplements may increase risk of death in older people with aortic valve stenosis

Leakage after left atrial appendage occlusion associated with higher risk of adverse events

Leakage after left atrial appendage occlusion associated with higher risk of adverse events

New blood-clotting test uses only a single drop of blood and smartphone

New blood-clotting test uses only a single drop of blood and smartphone

Direct oral anti-coagulants less likely to result in major bleeding after rare, fatal stroke

Direct oral anti-coagulants less likely to result in major bleeding after rare, fatal stroke

Commonly prescribed anticoagulants may increase UTI severity

Commonly prescribed anticoagulants may increase UTI severity

Anticoagulation treatment may prevent cognitive decline in older atrial fibrillation patients

Anticoagulation treatment may prevent cognitive decline in older atrial fibrillation patients

BioIVT to highlight the use of SCHH model to investigate drug-drug interaction of bempedoic acid

BioIVT to highlight the use of SCHH model to investigate drug-drug interaction of bempedoic acid

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

Nine of ten patients with hypertension do not receive enough treatment

AMP’s new consensus can promote standardization of PGx gene/allele testing, improve patient care

AMP’s new consensus can promote standardization of PGx gene/allele testing, improve patient care

Study shows a protective association between anticoagulants and COVID-19

Study shows a protective association between anticoagulants and COVID-19

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Study: Aspirin should be favored to prevent blood clots in children after complex heart surgery

Study: Aspirin should be favored to prevent blood clots in children after complex heart surgery

Pharmacologist lays out a plan to improve the equity of drug development

Pharmacologist lays out a plan to improve the equity of drug development

Anticoagulant drug linked to greater risk of knee and hip replacements in patients with osteoarthritis

Anticoagulant drug linked to greater risk of knee and hip replacements in patients with osteoarthritis