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Warfarin is a drug that prevents blood from clotting. It belongs to the family of drugs called anticoagulants (blood thinners).
University of Birmingham receives £1.9 million for global heart research in China, Brazil and Sri Lanka

University of Birmingham receives £1.9 million for global heart research in China, Brazil and Sri Lanka

Anticoagulant use in East Asian patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation

Anticoagulant use in East Asian patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation

Mono-antiplatelet therapy after aortic heart valve replacements may work as well as two drugs

Mono-antiplatelet therapy after aortic heart valve replacements may work as well as two drugs

Certain blood thinners may increase risk of bleeding in CKD patients

Certain blood thinners may increase risk of bleeding in CKD patients

Direct oral anticoagulants associated with reduced risks of major bleeding

Direct oral anticoagulants associated with reduced risks of major bleeding

Nurses take on expanded roles to provide access to health care in rural, underserved areas

Nurses take on expanded roles to provide access to health care in rural, underserved areas

Newer anticoagulant may be safer for dialysis patients with Afib

Newer anticoagulant may be safer for dialysis patients with Afib

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

New studies could offer novel treatments for vision and eye conditions

New studies could offer novel treatments for vision and eye conditions

Annual foot screening could help spot heart irregularities in people with diabetes

Annual foot screening could help spot heart irregularities in people with diabetes

Herbal products may affect properties of prescription drugs and lead to dangerous side effects

Herbal products may affect properties of prescription drugs and lead to dangerous side effects

Study: Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants linked to reduced kidney risks

Study: Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants linked to reduced kidney risks

Genetic testing can improve safety of common blood thinner, study shows

Genetic testing can improve safety of common blood thinner, study shows

Two anticlotting medicines better at reducing bleeding risk than triple therapy

Two anticlotting medicines better at reducing bleeding risk than triple therapy

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Anti-allergy medicines may be effective treatment for deadly blood clots in the legs

Anti-allergy medicines may be effective treatment for deadly blood clots in the legs

GPs prescribing anticoagulants to AF patients against official safety advice, study shows

GPs prescribing anticoagulants to AF patients against official safety advice, study shows

Paroxysmal AF patients less likely to be prescribed anticoagulants for stroke prevention, study finds

Paroxysmal AF patients less likely to be prescribed anticoagulants for stroke prevention, study finds

Rush offers new, implantable cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke in AFib patients

Rush offers new, implantable cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke in AFib patients

Study: 1 in 6 patients on new blood-thinning medications may not be receiving recommended dose

Study: 1 in 6 patients on new blood-thinning medications may not be receiving recommended dose