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March is DVT Awareness Month

I’ve written extensively about blood clots in the past, so there’s not much new ground to cover.  For this DVT Awareness Month, I’ll give you links to some highlights and you can pick and chose what topics may be ‘new to you’. 213 more words

Venous (Vein) Thrombosis Therapeutics Pipeline Review Research H2 2014

(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 19, 2015 ) Dallas, TX — This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Venous (Vein) Thrombosis, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration… 8 more words

The phonecall (and a busy day)

The last few days I’ve been feeling quite depressed. I still do not feel great, though there’s a bit space to breathe right now: I got the job! 895 more words

Stories Of The Soul

Factor XI Antisense Oligonucleotide for Prevention of Venous Thrombosis

LanAnh Ngo, PharmD Candidate 2015 Mercer University College of Pharmacy

Current antithrombotic therapies have significant impacts on patient outcomes. These therapies are important in many different types of settings, but is often associated with a risk of bleeding. 432 more words

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Dealing with Hemorrhoid Pain

Hemorrhoids are veins that have been lumped together around the lower rectum and anus.

Sometimes they swell, becoming itchy or painful, and these lumps can even bleed. 265 more words

Pain Management

The one health topic I'd like to hear addressed in the State of the Union

There is a great inequity in public health funding. For example, President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 federal budget request included around $30.4 billion for HIV/AIDS efforts.  1,677 more words


Don’t Let a Clot Kill You

An undesirable clot can kill you. Often it forms in the deep veins of a leg. This condition known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is dangerous because the clot can break off and travel to the heart, or lungs, or brain with devastating effects as it reduces vital blood flow to a vital organ. 688 more words