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Incidence of VTE, major bleeding high in primary CNS lymphoma

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Incidence of VTE, major bleeding high in primary CNS lymphoma Incidence of VTE, major bleeding high in primary CNS lymphoma Credit: CC0 Public Domain (HealthDay)—The incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and major bleeding is high among patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL), according to a study published online …

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    Soil in wounds can help stem deadly bleeding

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    Soil in wounds can help stem deadly bleeding Soil in wounds can help stem deadly bleeding Credit: CC0 Public Domain New UBC research shows for the first time that soil silicates—the most abundant material on the Earth’s crust—play a key role in blood clotting. “Soil is not simply our matrix …

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      Study finds trend toward benefit in using blood-clotting agent for bleeding stroke

      Study finds trend toward benefit in using blood-clotting agent for bleeding stroke 1

      A common medication that reduces bleeding could be a treatment for bleeding stroke, particularly if administered quickly, according to late breaking science presented today at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2020. The Spot Sign and Tranexamic Acid on Preventing ICH Growth—Australasia Trial (STOP-AUST) was a multicenter, prospective, randomized, …

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        Oral hormone-blocking drug may help with heavy menstrual bleeding

        Oral hormone-blocking drug may help with heavy menstrual bleeding 2

        About 50 % of women with uterine fibroids—non-cancerous muscle tumors that grow in the uterus—experience heavy menstrual bleeding and other symptoms. Surgery is commonly recommended when these symptoms are severe enough to prompt a woman to seek treatment. The most common surgery used to treat fibroids is removal of the …

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          Cracking the mystery of a rare bleeding disorder—and pursuing ‘off-the-shelf’ drugs to treat it

          Cracking the mystery of a rare bleeding disorder—and pursuing 'off-the-shelf' drugs to treat it 6

          Credit: CC0 Public Domain Consider for a moment that your life is dominated by spontaneous nosebleeds, chronic stomach hemorrhaging, persistent anemia and a complex constellation of other manifestations, some potentially life-threatening. These symptoms characterize a rare genetic condition known as hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, or HHT. The disorder disrupts the normal …

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